Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 9/16/13
For the Dodgers, July must seem like forever ago. Sure, they've got the NL West in the bag and the No. 1 seed in the NL is still in sight thanks to their 42-8 run that stretched into August and led them to a 13.5-game lead at one point -- but the feeling around Chavez Ravine is certainly more subdued these days as the injury bug keeps biting LA's suddenly slumping team. Outfielder Yasiel Puig was the latest to hit the shelf Sunday. The rookie phenom was held out of the lineup after sustaining a hip injury while making a diving catch in Saturday's blowout loss to the Giants (San Francisco set a Dodger Stadium record for runs scored by an opponent in the 19-3 drubbing). LA manager Don Mattingly shed what little light he had on the situation to reporters before Sunday's game, a 4-3 loss to the Giants; the Dodgers' eighth loss in their last 11 games. "Puigers has got some kind of hip thing. Not quite sure, I'm thinking somewhere between seven and ten days for him, hopefully. Maybe tw...
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