Puig will have MRI on tight right hamstring

Puig will have MRI on tight right hamstring

OAKLAND -- Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig will have an MRI Wednesday after he left Tuesday night's game against the A's with right hamstring tightness.

Puig was injured legging out an infield single in the top of the eighth inning.

"It sounds like an MRI in the morning," manager Don Mattingly said. "We'll see where it is. I'd just be guessing at this point."

Puig reached on a grounder to shortstop Marcus Semien, reached for the bag, then pulled up a few steps later. After a brief discussion with vice president of medical services Stan Conte, Puig left and was replaced by pinch-runner Carl Crawford.

Puig missed the better part of two months earlier this year with a strained left hamstring.

Ken Gurnick is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.