"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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