WASHINGTON -- Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw was activated from the disabled list by the Los Angeles Dodgers, who kept outfielder Yasiel Puig out of the starting lineup for the second straight night. Ken Griffey Mariners Jersey . Kershaw allowed one run in 6 2-3 innings of a 3-1 victory over Arizona in the March 22 opener at Sydney. The two-time NL Cy Young Award In the process, the reigning NL Cy Young winner strained a back muscle and went on the DL for the first time in his major league career. Kershaw struck out 15 in 10 innings over two minor league injury rehabilitation starts with Class A Rancho Cucamonga and Double-A Chattanooga. To make room, the Dodgers optioned pitcher Pedro Baez to Chattanooga. Puig crashing into an outfield wall in the ninth inning of Sundays loss at Miami. Puig rammed his head, left arm and lower left leg against the fence as he tried to track down Jeff Bakers winning ninth-inning double. "I feel well, I feel good. My heads not bothering me anymore," Puig said through a translator. "I wasnt prepared to play yesterday. If the team needs me today Ill be ready to play. Mattingly said before batting practice that Puig was still being evaluated and could see action Tuesday. "Hed be a guy that would be available to double switch, pinch hit, as long as everything continues to go good," Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said. First baseman Adrian Gonzalez was also out of the starting lineup; Mattingly gave him the night off from the starting lineup. Ichiro Suzuki Mariners Jersey . The Toronto Blue Jays star won his second consecutive Hank Aaron Award as the most outstanding offensive performer in the AL on Monday after votes by fans and a panel of Hall of Famers were tallied. Randy Johnson Jersey . Even that couldnt slow them down against the New Orleans Hornets. Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook scored 31 points apiece and the Thunder overcame injuries to two key backups to beat New Orleans 101-93 Monday night for their 10th straight home win. http://www.authenticmarinersproshop.com/ . However, Jim Popp isnt sure how long hell be able to admire wide receiver Duron Carter.Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Patrick Kanes late power-play goal led the Chicago Blackhawks to a hard-fought 5-3 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday. Brent Seabrook and Ben Smith each had a goal and an assist, Jonathan Toews lit the lamp and added two helpers and Marian Hossa also scored for the Blackhawks, who have won 10 of their last 11 games. Antti Raanta made 26 saves in the first meeting between the two clubs since Chicago eliminated Minnesota with a 4-2 series win in the Western Conference Semifinals. Theyre getting better and better, Smith said of the Wild. Its a strong rivalry thats growing. Nino Niederreiter scored on a penalty shot, while Marco Scandella and Thomas Vanek also posted goals for the Wild, who have dropped two of their last three. Niklas Backstrom gave up four goals on 38 shots in the loss. After went Erik Haula went off for hooking, the Blackhawks got set up and cycled down low as Toews dished a pass from the right circle to Kane at the goal line. Kane sent the puck towards the slot, but it deflected off a Wild defender and into the net with 3:28 to play. Haula was not pleased with the penalty called on him. Four minutes left and (the referee) decides a good hockey game with a weak penalty like that, he said. Smith sealed the win with an empty-net marker with 14 seconds remaining. The visitors were behind 3-1 when Niederreiter was tripped on a breakaway by Hossa and was awarded a penalty shot 7:13 into the third. Dee Gordon Mariners Jersey. The Minnesota forward calmly skated up the middle, moved the puck from this forehand to his backhand and roofed it over Raanta for a 3-2 game. Scandellas right point shot deflected off a Blackhawks defenders stick and past a screened Raanta for a tied game midway through the final stanza. Mikael Granlund skated behind the net and dished a pass to Vanek, who one- timed the puck over the blocker of Raanta for a 1-0 lead with 7:11 remaining in the first period. The Blackhawks went ahead with three straight goals in the second period. Seabrook made it a 1-1 game 8:10 into the frame after his blast from the high slot flew past the shoulder of Backstrom. Just over four minutes later, Hossa gave Chicago the lead after he took a pass from behind the net and wristed a shot through the pads of the Minnesota netminder. Backstrom made several great point-blank saves in tight on Smith, but the puck got behind him and Toews was there to tap it into the net for a 3-1 lead with 3:39 remaining in the middle stanza. Game Notes Chicago has won seven straight home games and are 11-3-1 at United Center this season .. Blackhawks star defenseman Duncan Keith missed the game with an undisclosed illness ... Scandella returned to the Minnesota lineup after serving a two-game suspension. Cheap Jerseys StoreChina JerseysWhite NFL Jerseys CheapWholesale Jerseys Free ShippingYouth NFL Jerseys CheapWholesale Stitched JerseysChina NFL Gear ' ' '