Giants-Dodgers lineup: Puig benched for showing up late, Kemp in

Giants-Dodgers lineup: Puig benched for showing up late, Kemp in
April 4, 2014, 9:45 am
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After playing 73 games last year, Matt Kemp had offseason ankle and shoulder operations. (USATSI)

Programming note: Giants-Dodgers coverage starts today at 12:30 p.m. on Comcast SportsNet Bay Area with Giants Pregame Live (Channel locations)

UPDATE (Friday at 10:55 a.m.) -- Yasiel Puig reportedly was late to the stadium Friday morning, and the Dodgers has benched him in favor of Matt Kemp.

Below is the updated Dodgers lineup:

Los Angeles Dodgers

1. Carl Crawford (L) LF
2. Matt Kemp (R) CF
3. Hanley Ramirez (R) SS
4. Adrian Gonzalez (L) 1B
5. Andre Ethier (L) RF
6. Juan Uribe (R) 3B
7. A.J. Ellis (R) C
8. Dee Gordon (L) 2B
9. Hyun-Jin Ryu (R) P

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The Dodgers activated Matt Kemp, who was rehabbing from offseason ankle and shoulder injuries, from the disabled list on Friday morning, though the outfielder is not in the team's starting lineup for the afternoon affair with the Giants.

The lineups for the series opener between the Giants and Dodgers in Los Angeles:

San Francisco Giants

1. Angel Pagan (S) CF
2. Hunter Pence (R) RF
3. Pablo Sandoval (S) 3B
4. Buster Posey (R) C
5. Michael Morse (R) LF
6. Brandon Belt (L) 1B
7. Brandon Hicks (R) 2B
8. Joaquin Arias (R) SS
9. Ryan Vogelsong (R) P

Los Angeles Dodgers

1. Carl Crawford (L) LF
2. Yasiel Puig RF
3. Hanley Ramirez (R) SS
4. Adrian Gonzalez (L) 1B
5. Andre Ethier (L) CF
6. Juan Uribe (R) 3B
7. A.J. Ellis (R) C
8. Dee Gordon (L) 2B
9. Hyun-Jin Ryu (R) P

 

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