It appeared like Hanley Ramirez finally overcame the injury bug, but the lack of padding on Wrigley Field's shallow left field wall derailed those hopes. However, the right shoulder ailment will not require Ramirez to go on the DL, per David Vassegh of Fox Sports LA 570 AM.
Hanley is feeling better, Dodgers want to wait on MRI because injecting dye will put him on the shelf for 3 days creating more swelling— David Vassegh (@THEREAL_DV) August 5, 2013
In other lineup news, Don Mattingly said Yasiel Puig's playing status will be determined by his batting practice, per Bill Plunkett of the Orange County Register. Plunkett also noted Skip Schumaker would replace Puig if need be.
Yasiel Puig looked fine launching usual assortment of bombs during BP. #Dodgers— Bill Plunkett (@billplunkettocr) August 5, 2013
On the pitching mound, Brian Wilson will make his debut for the Dodgers organization at Single-A Rancho Cucamonga, per the Dodgers PR department. Wilson hasn't played since April 12th, 2012 against the Colorado Rockies.
According to Don Mattingly, Brian Wilson is scheduled to pitch on Wednesday for Single-A Rancho Cucamonga.— Dodgers PR (@DodgersPR) August 5, 2013