Reading between the lines, expect to see a lot of Alex Guerrero in left field.

Alex Guerrero

Dodgers third baseman Alex Guerrero, right, has 13 RBIs this season, tied for ninth in the National League. (Associated Press photo)

SAN DIEGO — Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said prior to Sunday’s game against the Padres that the team might recall an outfielder from the minors with Yasiel Puig going on the 15-day disabled list.

Reading between the lines, however, it now seems likely that Alex Guerrero will move into a hybrid left field/third baseman role in Puig’s absence.

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Game 14: The Giants sweep the Dodgers, and Alex Guerrero stays hot.

Mike Bolsinger

Mike Bolsinger threw 5 2/3 innings in his Dodgers debut and did not allow a run until his final pitch. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group)

You could almost count the bright spots from a three-game sweep in San Francisco on one hand.

Mike Bolsinger looked really good in his Dodgers debut and might have earned a second start. (Hear from Bolsinger and Dodgers manager Don Mattingly “>here.)

Alex Guerrero hit his second home run in as many games. If you think he should be the Dodgers’ starting third baseman, Mattingly had a message for YOU before the game.

The recap is here. The box score is here. The photo gallery is here.

I also enjoyed this piece on Medium.com about the statistical implications of the (blown?) non-call that went against the Dodgers in the ninth inning Wednesday.

Juan Uribe returns to Dodgers lineup, Alex Guerrero to bench.

Alex Guerrero

Alex Guerrero was back on the Dodgers’ bench Tuesday after hitting the walk-off single to end Monday’s game in the 10th inning. (Hans Gutknecht/Staff photographer)

Monday night’s walk-off hero, Alex Guerrero, is back on the bench as promised, with Juan Uribe returning to the Dodgers’ starting lineup Tuesday against the Seattle Mariners after missing the last two games with a minor hamstring injury.

Here is Uribe taking ground balls at third base prior to the game:


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