Yasiel Puig Held Out Of Lineup After Additional Hitting Work

While Yasiel Puig's standing with the Los Angeles Dodgers appeared on shaky ground last August, he reported to Spring Training...
Via Dodger Blue
1 day ago

Yasiel Puig’s Calf Tightness Not Believed To Be Serious

The Los Angeles Dodgers remained relatively healthy through the early stages of Spring Training but now are facing a rash...
Via Dodger Blue
5 days ago

Yasiel Puig waves at umpire after getting ejected from game

Yasiel Puig creates must-see TV moments every time he steps foot on the field, even in spring training.Puig wasn’t happy about a questionable called third strike in a recent spring training game, so he responded by slamming his bat down in frustration. Obviously, that little tantrum got him tossed, especially when you consider his reputation.The Dodgers outfielder made his way...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Puig snaps at 'stupid' question about diminished role

Once one of the biggest up-and-coming stars in MLB, Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig has taken a backseat since last season. In Phoenix, Ariz. for spring training, Puig was asked how he feels about this shift, and he didn’t exactly respond with grace. The previously carefree cadence of his speech was replaced by something angrier, as the former All-Star outfielder said...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers' Puig trying to win back job, support in clubhouse

PHOENIX (AP) While some of his teammates in the Dodgers outfield are resting minor injuries, Yasiel Puig is working to win back his starting job. The right fielder, a one-time phenom, was sent to Triple-A last August. ''I'm preparing every day to have a good season and to help my team, and to help myself keep my friendships,'' Puig said in Spanish after playing 5 1/2 innings...
Via Associated Press
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Yasiel Puig’s home burglarized, jewelry stolen

A home owned by Yasiel Puig was burglarized in late February, the Los Angeles Police Department confirmed.Thankfully, no one was home at the time of the break-in, but an estimated $170,000 worth of possessions was stolen. Christina Pascucci of KTLA adds the father of Puig’s girlfriend has been watching the home during Puig’s absence. When reached for comment, Puig declined to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

How Would You Comp Yasiel Puig?

Perspective matters a great deal when you’re trying to look at a question and find the unfiltered truth. It’s true of all statistical analysis, but it becomes even more obvious when you’re trying to find comparable historical players. Where do you set the cutoffs? How far back do you go in the player pool? How far back do you go in the player’s own career? If you manipulate...
Via Fangraphs
February 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Yasiel Puig wants to play winter ball in Dominican Republic

Yasiel Puig is aiming to prove that he can still be a valuable asset on a major league roster, and he is hoping to better his game by playing winter ball during the offseason. As J.P. Hoornstra of the Orange County Register noted on Thursday, Puig wants to play in the Dominican Republic this winter. The 25-year-old has not played winter ball since 2012, when he appeared in 20 Puerto...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Yasiel Puig tries to toss ball to fan, knocks out woman's tooth

Yasiel Puig was doing something he has done hundreds of times before at the ballpark when an unfortunate sequence of events left a Los Angeles Dodgers fan missing a tooth. Puig was innocently attempting to toss a souvenir baseball to a pack of Dodgers fans after catching the final out of Monday’s 9-2 road victory over the New York Yankees when an inadvertent accident occurred…...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
September 14, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Yasiel Puig puts on cheerleading uniform, dances

One thing Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig doesn’t lack is energy, which is why he’d make a perfect cheerleader. Maybe that’s why he put a Dodgers cheerleading uniform on and did a cheer for both the Dodgers and Rams on Sunday. #puigyourcheeleader #goDodgers #goRams @JaredGoff16 pic.twitter.com/naD7vkz78M — Yasiel Puig (@YasielPuig) September 11, 2016 P-U...
Via The Sports Daily
September 11, 2016  |  Discuss

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