Yasiel Puig not in Dodgers’ lineup Saturday in San Diego. Update.

Yasiel Puig is not in the Dodgers’ lineup one day after re-aggravating his left hamstring strain against the San Diego Padres. Andre Ethier is batting second and playing right field instead.

Update (4:55 p.m.): Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said that Puig is receiving treatment and his hamstring “didn’t seem that bad.” He would not rule out Puig from playing today, nor would he rule out Puig from going on the disabled list. That’s not especially helpful, but it’s more helpful than Puig — who did not speak to reporters after Friday’s game or before today’s.

Dodgers’ Yasiel Puig re-aggravates left hamstring strain, leaves game.

SAN DIEGO — Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig re-aggravated the strained left hamstring that caused him to miss four games last week running out a ground ball in the sixth inning against the San Diego Padres.

Puig jogged back to the dugout and was replaced in the field by Andre Ethier in the bottom of the sixth inning.

A 96-mph Andrew Cashner fastball hit Puig on the side of his left knee in the first inning Friday, but he remained in the game.

Puig is said to be day-to-day.

The continuing adventures of Yasiel Puig’s left hamstring. (Out today.)

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Yasiel Puig is not in the Dodgers’ starting lineup Sunday against the Colorado Rockies. (Getty Images)

Yasiel Puig is not in the Dodgers’ starting lineup against the Colorado Rockies on Sunday. Andre Ethier is playing right field after starting in left the day before.

Puig tried to play through his strained left hamstring in the Dodgers’ 7-4 win over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday. He showed up at the ballpark this morning feeling “soreness,” according to manager Don Mattingly.

If Puig does not play today, it will be the fourth game of the last five that he’s missed. The Dodgers have the added advantage of two off-days this week — one this past Thursday, another tomorrow. In hindsight, why didn’t the Dodgers simply send Puig to the 15-day disabled list and call up an outfielder to strengthen their bench?

“We don’t feel like there’s any injury,” Mattingly said. “The DL was part of the conversation earlier. If they (the Dodgers’ medical staff) say ‘DL’ I’m fine. Andre’s playing well. If medical says we should DL (Puig) we’ll DL him. We have guys in Triple-A who are swinging the bats.”

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