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Yasiel Puig back in Dodgers lineup for Marlins finale

Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

Yasiel Puig is back in the starting lineup for the Dodgers on Sunday against the Marlins, his first start since Tuesday. Puig is playing right field and batting cleanup in the series finale at Marlins Park.

It is the 18th time Puig has batted cleanup in his career, but his first time since Sept. 16, 2013.

The outfielder has been dealing with a broken blister on his left hand that has affected him both at the plate and in the field, and has been wrapped and re-wrapped for the better part of a week.

Puig had played in each of the last two games, grounding out as a pinch hitter then staying the game to play right field for the final few innings. On the season Puig is hitting .306/.380/.491 in 29 games, including 25 starts before Sunday.

Zack Greinke starts for the Dodgers in the series finale, having been one of the most consistent pitchers in baseball in 2015. Greinke allowed seven runs in five starts in April, allowed five runs in five starts in May, and has given up eight runs in his first five starts of June.

In his last two starts, totaling 13 innings, Greinke hasn't allowed a run. He also hasn't won since May 5, thanks to a paucity of run support, just 2.56 runs per game in his last nine starts.

Greinke has lasted at least six innings in each of his 15 starts so far in 2015, the first Dodgers pitcher to start a season with such a streak since Mike Morgan did so in his first 16 games in 1991.

Game info

Time: 10:10 a.m. PT

TV: SportsNet LA