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Dodgers drop Yasiel Puig to six spot in lineup

Getty Images The Los Angeles Dodgers have dropped outfielder Yasiel Puig to the sixth spot in the lineup ahead of Monday’s game against the Washington Nationals. Puig has never batted lower than fifth in a start but manager Don Mattingly is trying to shake things up after the 23-year-old struggled throughout August. Puig’s overall season numbers remain strong but he is coming...
Via Tireball.com
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers should place Yasiel Puig on the DL, but they won’t

Yasiel Puig is in a bad slump and he got the night off on Friday. It’s clear he’s hurting and could use a little rest, yet here we are again with the Dodgers refusing to place a clearly injured player on the disabled list. Unlike with Hanley Ramirez, there are viable replacements to fill in for Puig. Joc Pederson is coming up Monday, so why not just send Puig to the DL and let...
Via Dodgers Digest
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tracking Yasiel Puig’s Power Outage

Yasiel Puig is a candidate to win the National League’s MVP award. His chances have fallen lately, due to a recent slump and a recent hot streak (and, you know, narrative) by Giancarlo Stanton. Clayton Kershaw is in the mix, too. It’s too early to know who will win the award, but what we do know is that Puig is very, very good. Among LA Dodgers with at least 900 plate appearances...
Via Dodgers Digest
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Puig giveth, Puig taketh away: Dodger runs into triple play

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig is one of the best young players in baseball, but he sometimes hurts his team with poor decisions on defense and on the basepaths. The Dodgers were threatening down 7-2 in the sixth inning of Sunday's game against the New York Mets with runners on first and second with no outs. Matt Kemp hit into a double play, but Puig, who started...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Turn Triple Play On Yasiel Puig’s Baserunning Mistake (Video)

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig is one of the best young players in baseball, but he sometimes hurts his team with poor decisions on defense and on the basepaths. The Dodgers were threatening down 7-2 in the sixth inning of Sunday’s game against the New York Mets with runners on first and second with no outs. Matt Kemp hit into a double play, but Puig, who started the...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mets turn triple play with help of Yasiel Puig

The Mets’ romp of the Dodgers on Sunday afternoon had a defensive highlight in addition to the offensive fireworks put on by New York – a seventh inning triple play that snuffed out a potential Dodgers rally. Matt Kemp hit a grounder to Eric Campbell at third, who threw to second baseman Daniel Murphy to force out Adrian Gonzalez, who fired the ball over to Lucas Duda at first...
Via The Outside Corner
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mets turn rare 5-4-3-2 triple play nailing Yasiel Puig out at home

Triple play’s in general are one of the rarest events in all of baseball, up there with no-hitters, hitting for the cycles, and four-home-run games.  The New York Mets mowed down the Los Angeles Dodgers by counting down position order.  Third base to second base to first base to catcher.  That’s 5-4-3-2 if you’re scoring at home.  Check out the fielding mastery, including...
Via Reading Between The Seams
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Does Yasiel Puig have super powers? It looks like it

Yasiel Puig obviously is a supremely talented young baseball player. He’s a true five-tool guy who also features an abundance of intangibles that make him such a fascinating talent to watch. The guy can even make flipping his bat such a compelling spectacle it has been incorporated into video games. With all that in […] The post Yasiel Puig catches helmet after slamming it down...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Yasiel Puig Shows Off Crazy Reflexes After Slamming Helmet Down (GIFs)

Even when Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig isn’t trying to be impressive, he is. The Dodgers star turned his frustration into a downright spectacular feat after striking out during Tuesday night’s game against the San Diego Padres. Puig slammed his helmet down only to have it come flying back toward him. But without missing a beat, Puig casually caught it with his...
Via NESN.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Yasiel Puig avoids tag with awesome slide into home

Your browser does not support iframes. We all know Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig is a crazy athlete. He makes plays that “wow” you. This play wasn’t a typical  Puig play that makes you jump out of the couch, but it was still damn impressive. In the bottom of the sixth inning of Friday night’s game against the Chicago Cubs, Hanley Ramierez hit a ground ball to...
Via The Sideline
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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