Andre Ethier scratched with hurt elbow

Updated: May 4, 2011, 8:48 PM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- Andre Ethier, who is riding a 29-game hitting streak, was scratched from the Los Angeles Dodgers' starting lineup for Wednesday's game with the Chicago Cubs because of left-elbow inflammation he has been battling for a couple of weeks.

"It's been sore for the last couple of days," Ethier said after the Dodgers lost 5-1. "It's more tender on the throwing than the swinging. After I take five or six hacks, it loosens up pretty nicely. But throwing, it's still kind of ...

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