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Since making his major league debut in June, Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig has been one of the top stories in baseball this season.
Not only has he sparked the Dodgers into an amazing turnaround, he's definitely a candidate for NL Rookie of the Year and some might argue he belongs in the debate for the Senior Circuit's MVP award.
And now, he has his own theme music.
On Tuesday, the 22-year-old Cuban debuted his new walk-up song at Dodger Stadium. The ditty is an original song by a rapper named Mr. Criminal, and it's called "Yasiel Puig."
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Yasiel Puig has had an up and down start to the year with stellar play, disciple, and injury – The latest – Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig is day-to-day after leaving the game Monday with a strained right knee.The rookie slid awkwardly into third and stayed down for a moment before returning to the base. [Continue Reading] My favorite is ManBearPuig – Big Ups to South Park
Welcome back, Yasiel Puig.
The Dodgers outfielder, who missed two games vs. Colorado, is back in the Dodgers lineup and will bat second tonight vs. the Reds at 3:30 p.m. on Prime Ticket.
Puig, who had been sidelined with a right knee strain, is hitting .350 with 14 home runs and 32 RBI so far this season.
Dodgers lineup at Reds:Crawford LFPuig RFGonzalez 1BRamirez SSEthier CFUribe...
Yasiel Puig is a bit of a diva. Heck, if you spent the majority of your life on a tiny communist island then to become a millionaire before the age of 25 you’d be one too.
But with that said, what in the blue hell is a music video entrance? Players are known to pick music to step up to bat to, usually a five to ten second sample of a song to get them in the zone.
Puig has taken...
The Los Angeles Dodgers were without Yasiel Puig for the second-consecutive night last night as they took on the Colorado Rockies. The Dodgers' couldn't inch past the Rockies in the series finale, but they managed to take the series. They did so with Puig sitting for most of it. With the off-day Thursday, Puig will have received plenty of rest leading into a weekend...
Yasiel Puig probably could have played last night in the Los Angeles Dodgers' win over the Colorado Rockies. However, he is not quite 100 percent. Rather than rush him back, the Dodgers gave him the night off and they will re-evaluate today. With a comfortable lead in the division race, Los Angeles has the luxury of trying to get their players as healthy as possible.
During today's Dodgers game, outfielder Yasiel Puig awkwardly slid into first base and had to leave the game with a mild strain of his right knee. It turns out the injury isn't too serious, but it will cause him to miss some time.
Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times reports that Yasiel Puig will not be playing tomorrow's game against the Rockies. While Puig&...
The Los Angeles Dodgers once again kept outfielder Yasiel Puig out of yesterday's starting lineup as he continues to recover from discomfort behind his right knee. However, manager Don Mattingly told reporters -- including Ken Gurnick of MLB.com -- that the rookie was available to pinch-hit, and Puig did wind up coming to the plate during a pivotal point in Thursday's contest...
Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig irritated his slight right knee strain which caused him to exit yesterday's contest against the Colorado Rockies. The rookie was shaken up during an awkward slide into third base, and he's not expected to play in today's game, according to Ken Gurnick of MLB.com.
Following the game, Puig told reporters that the irritation...
The Los Angeles Dodgers continued their roll but the man most often credited for starting it left the game with an injury.
Yasiel Puig was lifted after he hurt his right knee sliding into third base in the sixth inning of the Dodgers’ 10-8 win over the Colorado Rockies on Monday at Coors Field. He briefly stayed in the game and scored a run but was replaced by Skip Schumaker...
Matt Kemp will continue his rehab in Arizona, participating in simulated games as he looks to get back the timing he had in the 11 games prior to injuring his ankle.
Matt Kemp struggled mightily on his minor league rehab assignment in five games with Class-A Rancho Cuamonga, but now that the Quakes’ regular season has ended Kemp will not stay in southern California. Kemp will continue...
Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig left Monday’s 10-8 win over the Colorado Rockies with a slight right knee sprain. He is not expected to start Tuesday night. The rookie said the knee had bothered him for
Clayton Kershaw turned in a clunker, a rare bad outing for one of baseball's best pitchers.
After the game, Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly was asked a question he hardly ever hears: What's wrong with Kershaw?
''Who got the win today?'' Mattingly teased.
Kershaw, of course, even if he didn't have his electric stuff. The lefty surrendered a...