With the Los Angeles Dodgers in Cincinnati for the remainder of their seven-game road trip, Yasiel Puig returned to the lineup Monday after missing Sunday’s game with a hip flexor.
The Dodgers began the day two games above .500 and still in search of some consistency as the San Francisco Giants continue to play well and sit atop the NL West standings.
With the Dodgers over 60 games into their regular season schedule, the Los Angeles Kings are near the conclusion of theirs as they hold a 2-0 series lead over the New York Rangers heading into Monday’s Game 3.
En route to reaching the Stanley Cup Final, the Kings were the first team in NHL history to win Game 7 on the road in three consecutive playoff series. In year’s past, the Dodgers and Kings have honored each other prior to their respective home games.
Yasiel Puig joined the action with a “Go Kings Go” chant, provided by the Dodgers’ Vine account: