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Dodgers SS Hanley Ramirez scratched from Saturday's game with sore left calf

Hanley Ramirez (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images) Hanley Ramirez has 185 home runs in nine big-league seasons for the Marlins and Dodgers. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez was taken out of the lineup for Saturday's game against the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park with a sore left calf, according to Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times.

The injury is not believed to be serious and Ramirez is day-to-day.

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Erisbel Arruebarrena, who made his big league debut filling in for Ramirez on a routine day off Friday night, started at shortstop and hit eighth.

Ramirez, 30, is hitting .250 with seven homers and 24 RBIs in 48 games this season. The three-time All-Star played only 86 games last season but hit .345 with 20 homers, 57 RBIs and a 1.040 OPS, and was eighth in NL MVP voting.

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