LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The Dodgers have activated second baseman Howie Kendrick from the disabled list after missing 34 games due to a strained left hamstring.

Before hitting the DL, Kendrick was hitting .296 with nine home runs and 49 RBIs in 105 games played for the Dodgers.

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He had been sidelined since August 10th with the hamstring issue.

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Kendrick is not in the starting lineup for Friday’s game against the Pirates, but he will be available to come off of the bench.

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