The callus initially tore Monday in the series opener against the
While Puig was taking batting practice Wednesday, the callus ruptured again.
Puig was originally scheduled to start in right field and bat fifth for the Dodgers on Thursday. He was removed from the lineup after attempting to hit in the batting cages at Wrigley Field.
“It’s just a pain-tolerance thing,” Manager
Mattingly said calluses are common in baseball.
“Pretty much everyone has them,” Mattingly said. “You just have to deal with it.”
With Puig unavailable, Mattingly reshuffled his lineup.
Alex Guerrero, who was initially scheduled to start at third base, was moved to left field. Scott Van Slyke moved from left field to right.