Yasiel Puig is running curved lines, could begin rehab assignment this week.

Don Mattingly provided a few brief updates about the Dodgers’ injured players who are rehabbing in extended spring training at Camelback Ranch in Glendale, Arizona.

Yasiel Puig (strained left hamstring) has been cleared to run curved lines, which is often the final benchmark before a player with a hamstring injury can be cleared to go on a minor league rehab assignment. That’s about two steps forward from the last time we heard about Puig. He was still feeling pain running straight lines earlier this week. In order to be cleared to run a curved line, Puig must have gotten over the earlier pain.

No time or location has been scheduled for Puig’s next minor-league rehab assignment, but Mattingly said “I feel like it’s going to be sometime this coming week. I would guess later than earlier.”

Puig had already been cleared to swing a bat. He took live BP on Saturday against Dodgers pitcher Brandon League, who is coming back from a preseason shoulder injury.

Brandon Beachy (elbow) is scheduled to throw a simulated game on Monday.

Hector Olivera is also at Camelback Ranch getting at-bats. No date has been set for him to join Single-A Rancho Cucamonga.

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J.P. Hoornstra covers the Dodgers, Angels and Major League Baseball for the Orange County Register, Los Angeles Daily News, Long Beach Press-Telegram, Torrance Daily Breeze, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Pasadena Star-News, San Bernardino Sun, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Whittier Daily News and Redlands Daily Facts. Before taking the beat in 2012, J.P. covered the NHL for four years. UCLA gave him a degree once upon a time; when he graduated on schedule, he missed getting Arnold Schwarzenegger's autograph on his diploma by five months.