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Yasiel Puig Placed On DL

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Yasiel Puig Placed On 15-day DL

The Dodgers have placed outfielder Yasiel Puig on the DL with a strained left hamstring.

Scott Van Slyke has been activated off the DL. He has been out since April 9th.

Puig missed 73 games last year because of similar injuries.

Yasiel had a great rookie year in 2013 batting .319 in 104 games. Since then however, has numbers have dipped.

He is currently hitting .237 with 5 homers and 20 RBI’s in 53 games.

Trayce Thompson will likely see more playing time in Puig’s absense.

Puig is the 16th Dodgers player to be placed on the DL this year. They lead the majors in player games missed on the DL with 553.