Yasiel Puig returns to the Dodgers’ lineup Thursday; A.J. Ellis will catch Clayton Kershaw. Update.

GLENDALE, Ariz. – The lineup for Thursday’s game against the Chicago White Sox was posted in the Dodgers’ clubhouse after the morning workout:

Joc Pederson CF
Darwin Barney SS
Yasiel Puig RF
Scott Van Slyke 1B
Justin Turner 3B
A.J. Ellis C
Kiké Hernandez 2B
Chris Heisey DH
Matt Carson LF
(Clayton Kershaw P)

Additionally, the Dodgers will call up minor league outfielders James Baldwin, Joey Curletta and infielder Luis Mateo.

Update: Here is the White Sox lineup:

Micah Johnson 2B
Emilio Bonifacio CF
Jose Abreu 1B
Melky Cabrera LF
Alexei Ramirez SS
Conor Gillaspie 3B
Geovany Soto C
Michael Taylor DH
Trayce Thompson RF

John Danks, LHP

Jimmy Rollins met with Yasiel Puig for two hours.

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Jimmy Rollins (second from right) chats with his new Dodgers teammates, including Yasiel Puig. (Courtesy of Jon SooHoo-Los Angeles Dodgers)

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Jimmy Rollins knows he’s in a weird spot at the moment.

The Dodgers’ new shortstop wants to be a leader in the clubhouse. He’s 36. Only seven active players have played more games than Rollins’ 2,090, so he’s seen just about everything. Still, he’s only been here about a week. That’s how much time most of Rollins’ teammates have had to get to know him personally — everyone, really, save new reliever Mike Adams.
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It’s a quiet morning as Dodgers pitchers, catchers, and a few others report to camp.

Camelback RanchGLENDALE, Ariz. — Day 1 of spring training was an uneventful one for the Dodgers. The only pitcher or catcher not in camp before noon was Joel Peralta, who is flying to Phoenix now and scheduled to take his physical this afternoon.

Several position players have reported early, including Yasiel Puig, Joc PedersonCorey Seager, Scott Schebler, O’Koyea Dickson and Matt Carson, a non-roster invitee.

New pitcher David Aardsma, another non-roster invitee, is wearing number 58.

Kenley Jansen is not here — no surprise, since the pitcher underwent surgery on his left foot Tuesday in Los Angeles. Unless that changes, we won’t have any news today about the biggest (and so far only) injury of camp.