Miami Marlins' Henderson Alvarez delivers a pitch during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Tuesday, May 6, 2014, in Miami. Alvarez pitched a six-hitter for his second shutout this season. Alvarez now has four career shutouts, including a no-hitter against Detroit on the final day of last season. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
MLB: Dodgers RF Puig back in lineup; Matt Kemp sits
The Associated Press
First Published May 07 2014 11:26 am • Last Updated May 09 2014 11:56 pm
Washington • Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig is back in the lineup three days after crashing into a wall during a game, but Matt Kemp is not starting.
Puig is listed as batting fifth for the Dodgers against the Washington Nationals on Wednesday.
He sat out games at Washington on Monday and Tuesday. He rammed his head, left arm and lower left leg against the fence as he tried to track down a double in the ninth inning of Los Angeles’ loss at Miami on Sunday.
Manager Don Mattingly says he has not received any medical reports of a problem with Kemp, but the outfielder "seemed a little tired" during the Dodgers’ 8-3 victory over Washington on Tuesday.
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