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Puig sits out after wisdom teeth removal

February 25, 2016

PHOENIX -- On the first day of full-squad workouts, a few Dodgers had to be scratched, most notably right fielder Yasiel Puig.Puig, hoping to bounce back from an injury-plagued 2015, was still feeling the effects of having two wisdom teeth removed Tuesday and his jaw was still swollen. He might

PHOENIX -- On the first day of full-squad workouts, a few Dodgers had to be scratched, most notably right fielder Yasiel Puig.
Puig, hoping to bounce back from an injury-plagued 2015, was still feeling the effects of having two wisdom teeth removed Tuesday and his jaw was still swollen. He might return to baseball activity Friday.
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Also still sidelined are young pitchers Brooks Brown (shoulder) and Caleb Dirks (back).
But pitcher Josh Ravin resumed workouts after missing nearly a week with a combination of the flu and strep throat which, he said, caused him to lose 17 pounds.

Ken Gurnick is a reporter for MLB.com.