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Zack Greinke, Yasiel Puig get day off

Updated: August 4, 2013, 1:58 PM ET
Associated Press

CHICAGO -- Dodgers manager Don Mattingly pushed Zack Greinke's scheduled start back to Monday, saying he wanted to keep his starting pitchers fresh and rested.

Mattingly, who hinted on Saturday that he might make this move, also kept Yasiel Puig out of the lineup because the outfielder has a hurt left thumb. Stephen Fife will start Sunday against the Cubs.

The move will also give Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw an extra day of rest. Los Angeles began Sunday with a 4½-game ...

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