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Yasiel Puig returns to Dodgers lineup for finale against Marlins

Yasiel Puig returns to Dodgers lineup for finale against Marlins

Yasiel Puig will start in right field and bat cleanup for the Dodgers in their series finale against the Miami Marlins on Sunday. Puig didn’t start any of the team’s last four games because of a ruptured callus on his left hand. “It’s just starting to toughen up,” Manager Don Mattingly said. Puig appeared in the previous two games as a late-inning substitute. Puig has played in only 29 games this season, during which he has batted .306 with three home runs and 10 runs batted in. Over his last 500 at-bats, Puig has hit 10 home runs. He has batted .282 over that period, but has a .363 on-base percentage, which is considered well above average. ...

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