Meanwhile, word had come from Rancho Cucamonga that
That would be scare No.2
After Sunday's 6-2 win over the
"Just talking to Stan, it never came up, so it was never we're going to have to do this with Yasiel," he said. "It seemed more like a day-to-day thing than a DL thing."
Puig did not play Sunday after injuring the thumb Saturday when it caught on the first-base bag during a head-first slide. The Dodgers are off Monday, so Puig will have another day of rest before the team hosts the
Billingsley, coming back from Tommy John surgery, started for the Class-A Quakes. After an easy 1-2-3 first, he suffered what Mattingly called "a sensation" in his elbow during the second inning.
"It gave us a little scare when we heard about it," Mattingly said. "Then we got the good news during the game that [Dr. Neal ElAttrache] looked at it and felt pretty good about it. Hopefully this is just part of the process of him kind of getting where he has to go."