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Yasiel Puig a distraction to the Los Angeles Dodgers clubhouse

Could we see the end of Yasiel Puig in Dodger blue in the near future? (Christian Peterson/Getty Images North America) We’ve all heard the stories about the Los Angeles Dodgers‘ Cuban superstar, Yasiel Puig. He’s one of the greatest young talents in the league today, but also the source of a lot of negative attention. A recent book has been released titled “The Best Team...
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Los Angeles Dodgers: international signing edition

About three years ago, the Los Angeles Dodgers signed Yasiel Puig during the international signing period. Seemed to work out well. When the Los Angeles Dodgers failed to sign super-prospect Yoan Moncada in the offseason, it was a disappointment. A 19-year old five tool player doesn’t come around very often, and while it would have been awesome to see him and Corey Seager in the...
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Bear or Bull: The Bay of Puig

Yasiel Puig might be the most polarizing player in major league baseball right now. Since making his MLB debut in June 2013, the 24-year-old Cuban defector's off-the-field antics, such as repeatedly showing up late for games and displaying a questionable work ethic in the weight room, have angered fans and teammates alike. If you don't believe me, just check out what some of his...
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Anonymous Dodgers player: Yasiel Puig trade ‘would be addition by subtraction’

Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY SportsThe Yasiel Puig saga in Los Angeles has taken yet another interesting turn. There have been rumors within the past few months that perhaps the Dodgers could trade Puig if they received an offer to their liking. But now, there is talk coming from inside the Dodgers’ clubhouse. A Dodgers player, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, told Jeff Passan...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Dodgers: Yasiel Puig’s actions immature?

Old school baseball fans hate it and younger fans love it. This of course is referring to Los Angeles star outfielder, Yasiel Puig’s actions on the field. Puig is a burst full of energy, he plays with his heart on his sleeve, and goes out on every single play. What’s not to love? The problem for some fans is that his actions stray away from the unwritten rules of baseball. A...
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Dodgers manager Mattingly challenges Puig to be less reactive

With Yasiel Puig returning to the Dodgers lineup on Sunday, manager Don Mattingly characterized his approach as reactive."I think he is more reactive at this point. You saw periods of times last year when he took walks, and then there were times when he was chasing balls.”After bursting onto the scene his rookie year, Puig’s batting average and OPS were down last year compared...
Via Fox Sports
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Dodgers @ Marlins June 28, 2015: Yasiel Puig, Cleanup Hitter

I don’t know who Marlins starter Jose Urena is and neither do you, so let’s start with that. Dodgers Marlins 10:10 a.m. Miami, Fla. CF Pederson 2B Gordon 2B Kendrick LF Yelich 1B Gonzalez SS Hechavarria RF Puig CF Ozuna C Grandal 3B Dietrich LF Ethier...
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Judge reportedly dismisses $12M lawsuit against Dodgers' Puig

A lawsuit accusing Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig of the alleged imprisonment and torture of a Cuban man was dismissed by a federal judge, according to the Los Angeles Times on Tuesday. The decision ends a legal squabble that lasted nearly two years after Miguel Angel Corbacho Daudinot sued Puig for $12 million. Corbacho Daudinot, who Puig said attempted to help him leave...
Via Fox Sports
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Giants analyst calls Yasiel Puig ‘young and dumb’

Giants broadcaster Mike Krukow has never been afraid to say something controversial. Last May, he speculated that the best explanation for Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki hitting .571 at Coors Field was stealing signs. Months later, Krukow accused the Cubs of deliberately preventing its grounds crew from rolling out the tarp during a downpour to nab a rain-shortened 2-0 win...
Via Awful Announcing
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Yasiel Puig shares funny ‘I will not be a distraction’ cartoon

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig has been criticized a ton over the past year, and he obviously has a great sense of humor about it. On Thursday, Puig shared part of an old FOX Sports cartoon on his Instagram page. You can see the original illustration here. The cropped version that Puig passed along...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

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