{}
CLOSE

Now Commenting On:

Puig returns after resting back for one game

|
Puig returns after resting back for one game play video for Puig returns after resting back for one game

ATLANTA -- Yasiel Puig returned to the lineup on Monday night after missing Sunday's game due to a sore back. Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said it was nothing major and that Puig was available off the bench on Sunday.

"I didn't even ask [if Puig was feeling better] today coming in," Mattingly said. "I was pretty confident he was going to be able to play."

Sunday marked only the second time Los Angeles had played without Puig in its past 53 games. The Dodgers are 8-3 when he doesn't play.

Joe Morgan is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

{}
{}
Boys and Girls Club of America

©2014 MLBAM, LP. All rights reserved.

The following are trademarks or service marks of Major League Baseball entities and may be used only with permission of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. or the relevant Major League Baseball entity: Major League, Major League Baseball, MLB, the silhouetted batter logo, World Series, National League, American League, Division Series, League Championship Series, All-Star Game, and the names, nicknames, logos, uniform designs, color combinations, and slogans designating the Major League Baseball clubs and entities, and their respective mascots, events and exhibitions. Use of the Website signifies your agreement to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy (updated May 24, 2013).

View MLB.com in English | En Español