threw off a mound for the first time since he was placed on the disabled list for an inflamed back muscle.
Before the Dodgers faced the
on Saturday, Kershaw threw 15 fastballs in the visitors' bullpen at
. He was throwing at less than maximum effort, according to Manager
No timetable has been set for the return of Kershaw, who is throwing almost daily to maintain arm strength.
will pitch Saturday for the Dodgers.
pitching, the Dodgers are stacking their lineup with right-handed hitters.
is starting over
at second base and the outfielders are
Van Slyke faced Miley in the season opener in Australia and was two for three with a two-run home run.
The Dodgers lineup:
Yasiel Puig RF
Matt Kemp CF
Scott Van Slyke LF
Justin Turner 2B