Yasiel Puig CF/RF LAD 2 Months

Puig is not in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Cardinals.

Puig went 1-for-8 with seven strikeouts over the last two games, so manager Don Mattingly decided to hold him out Tuesday with the Dodgers facing elimination. Andre Ethier will take Puig's spot in center field, and Carl Crawford will hit second in his place.

Yasiel Puig CF/RF LAD 2 Months

Puig went 1-for-4 with a walk and his 16th home run of the year in a 9-1 win over the Giants.

Puig was 0-for-9 in the series versus San Francisco before hitting an opposite-field solo shot in the sixth inning. The Cuban import has proven to be a streaky hitter and the Dodgers would love to see him heat up for the postseason, now that the NL West has been locked up.

Yasiel Puig CF/RF LAD 2 Months

Puig was 2-for-5 with four runs scored in Sunday's win over the Cubs.

Four runs? Puig accomplished that by reaching on an error and on a strikeout/passed ball. With nine hits in his last four games, Puig has raised his batting average seven points to .301.

Yasiel Puig CF/RF LAD 2 Months

Puig continued his hot hitting Thursday against the Cubs, going 3-for-5 to raise his average to .297.

Puig now has 11 hits in his last 11 games. He'll continue hitting out of the two-spot in the order.

Yasiel Puig CF/RF LAD 2 Months

Puig pumped up his slash line (.295/.383/.479) with his 14th home run of the season against the Rockies on Tuesday, as he went 2-for-5 with one run scored and two RBI.

The young Dodgers outfielder now has nine hits in his last 22 at-bats and is heating up at the perfect time. Puig does have success against Rockies pitching in his short career, with 12 RBI in 73 at-bats. Look for Puig to take advantage once again in Colorado.

Yasiel Puig CF/RF LAD 2 Months

Puig singled, doubled, stole a base, and scored two runs in Monday's win over the Rockies.

Puig is now 7-for-17 with a pair of doubles in his last five games as he looks to finish strong after a disappointing August.

Yasiel Puig CF/RF LAD 3 Months

Puig went 3-for-5 with three runs in Saturday's romp over the Giants.

The Dodgers struck early and often, as the team collectively set a major league high for hits this season with 24. Juan Uribe and Scott Van Slyke hit a home run each, Hanley Ramirez went 4-for-5, and Matt Kemp had three hits and three RBI. Every position player had at least one hit by the second inning.

Yasiel Puig CF/RF LAD 3 Months

Puig will bat leadoff Wednesday against the Padres.

With Dee Gordon getting a night off, Puig will move atop the order, a spot in which he's logged 37 at-bats so far this season. Puig, who batted seventh Tuesday, is 4-for-22 so far in September after batting .216/.296/.247 in August, so he figures to hit primarily near the bottom of the order over the final weeks.

Yasiel Puig CF/RF LAD 3 Months

Puig was 0-for-2 with a walk Sunday in his return from a stomach ailment.

Despite batting just .216/.296/.247 in August, Puig should continue to be in the lineup most every day this month. Puig batted just .214 last September, but hopefully for his owners' sake, a better finish is in store this year.

Yasiel Puig CF/RF LAD 3 Months

Puig (illness) is back in the lineup Sunday against the Diamondbacks.

Puig missed Saturday's game due to an illness, but will return to center field and bat seventh in the batting order for the first time in his career. After going cold to the tune of a .216 August batting average, Puig will look to turn things around against opposing starter Trevor Cahill.