Dave Roberts discusses lineup strategy, Puig batting eighth


CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 22:  Manager Dave Roberts of the Los Angeles Dodgers looks on prior to game six of the National League Championship Series against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on October 22, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel

"We see Yasiel as our everyday right fielder, but against right handed pitching, it's not as consistent as those other guys. To have him eighth and turning the lineup over, and potentially hitting a two or three-run homer, I think can impact the game."

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts joined AM 570 LA Sports at Opening Day to discuss the decision to bat Yasiel Puig in the No. 8 slot, as well as an overall look into his lineup strategy for the 2017 season.

Listen to the full interview below.

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