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Clayton Kershaw placed on disabled list with biceps tendonitis

Rehab to begin Monday in Los Angeles

MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers at Arizona Diamondbacks Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

LOS ANGELES — The hits just keep coming for the Dodgers, who on Sunday placed Clayton Kershaw on the 10-day disabled list with left biceps tendonitis. The severity of the injury is unknown, but he is not with the team in Mexico on Sunday.

MRI results on Sunday confirmed the biceps tendonitis, and the Dodgers said Kershaw would begin his rehab on Monday in Los Angeles. There is no timetable yet for his return.

The Dodgers did not make the disabled list stint retroactive, which is at least somewhat instructive since they could have backdated it up to three days.

Kershaw last pitched on Tuesday in Arizona, allowing two runs in six innings, with six strikeouts and one walk in a no-decision against the Diamondbacks. On the season Kershaw is 1-4 with a 2.86 ERA and 48 strikeouts in 44 innings, with 10 walks.

Kershaw is averaging 91.85 mph on his fastball this season per Brooks Baseball, a career low, and about a mile and a half slower than last season (93.21 mph).

The Dodgers at the moment have three starting pitchers on the disabled list — Kershaw, Hyun-jin Ryu and Rich HIll — as well as four regular position players — Justin Turner, Corey Seager, Yasiel Puig and Logan Forsythe.

Brock Stewart was recalled from Triple-A Oklahoma City to take Kershaw’s place on the active roster. He last pitched last Monday, 1⅔ innings in relief of Ross Stripling, who starts Sunday’s finale against the Padres.

One of those two figure to take Kershaw’s place in the starting rotation in the short term. Hill, who was originally going to be activated from the DL to start Sunday’s finale, told reporters on Sunday that he will instead start Tuesday against Arizona.