Forsythe has been heating up at the plate, and was 3-for-3 on Saturday against Arizona starter Patrick Corbin. Forsythe doubled and scored in the first inning, then singled in the second and fourth innings.
Forysthe has five hits in his last six at-bats.
After his second at-bat, Forsythe put on a compression sleeve and lobbied to remain in the game.
“During the game he put a sleeve on, and said he could keep going,” manager Dave Roberts said. “I wanted to see him get that third at-bat, and I was going to get him out of there right after that.”
He was held up by third base coach Chris Woodward on a two-out single by Yasiel Puig in the fourth inning, a surprising choice not to challenge the arm of infielder Daniel Descalso in left field, though not so surprising given Forsythe’s hamstring.
After the fourth inning, Forsythe left the dugout and went into the clubhouse.
Forsythe has played in all 12 games for the Dodgers this season, starting 11, including nine starts at second base and two at third base. He is hitting .310/.357/.408 on the season.
Roberts said Forsythe will be unavailable on Sunday, and will be reevaluated after that.