"That got nasty and we're giving him a day to dry it out," said Mattingly. "He could play, but it doesn't make a lot of sense."
Tony Gwynn, out since Monday with a sore left groin muscle, was in the starting lineup. Justin Sellers, however, was still hobbled after having an ingrown toenail removed and Mattingly said he's likely to return to game action Saturday.
Ken Gurnick is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.