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“Kansas City is that way. That’s where I’m a lifelong fan.”Riding the red hot bat of Yasiel Puig and something that sort of resembles good pitching, the Los Angeles Dodgers have won their last 5 games to move within 5.5 games of first place in the National League West. Of course, prior to this current streak, the Dodgers had lost 6 of 7, so fans shouldn’t go giving each other HJs in the bathrooms just yet.But a sweep of the defending World Series Champion San Francisco Giants is a cause for jubilation, as is the presence of one of TV’s biggest badasses, Justified star Timothy Olyphant (above with Modern Family‘s Eric Stonestreet), who was on hand to toss out the ceremonial first pitch last night. I assume that the pitch was off, not because I think Raylan Givens can’t throw a strike, but because he never plays things right down the middle. In fact, I’m betting it was a curveball, because you never see ol’ Raylan coming.Unfortunately, the Dodgers haven’t posted video of Olyphant’s pitch
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Ron Reiring I got a chance to watch Yasiel Puig continue his remarkable run Thursday night with a 2-run single to beat the Phillies, and that was after face-planting into the outfield wall. Great rookie numbers, crashing into walls? Sounds like somebody else we know. But what do we do with this guy if he’s on our fantasy team? Ride it out and enjoy the show? Sell him high...
Yasiel Puig homers in the Dodgers 3-1 win over the Giants Monday night.
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. At least that is how author Charles Dickens summed up 18th century England in “A Tale of Two Cities.” Today, that saying might apply to sports fans.
The NBA and NHL just concluded a very thrilling postseason and sports junkies now have to get their thrills...
Yasiel Puig may have taken Major League Baseball by storm, but NL All-Star manager says the phenom still has to prove himself if he wants to play in the midsummer classic.
Young Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig has gone from being a well known Cuban outfielder, to signing with the Dodgers on seven-year, $42 million deal, to being called up, to future all-star. All of that, in one year? That's what people are talking about.
Yasiel Puig has been the talk of MLB with his outstanding defense, power hitting and his ability to drive runs in during key...
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Yasiel Puig see ball hit ball far. The Dodgers’ 22-year-old stud hit his seventh homer Monday night in just his 20th MLB game. He’s doing just about everything right. Minus a gaffe in Monday’s game in right field, he’s making highlight plays defensively and offensively. MLB Network’s Heidi Watney tweeted Monday night that Puig is the first player in...
Quite obviously, the first game of the series against the San Diego Padres did not end as the Phillies, and their fans, had hoped. However, the team did rally to secure the next two games, meaning they headed into their series against the Los Angeles Dodgers with a series win....
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We are nearing the mid-way point of the 2013 MLB season with the All-Star break looming in the near future. Many highly touted rookies have enjoyed early success at the major league level thus far into their young careers.
First and foremost is Yasiel Puig, the man is an absolute beast and has been destroying major league pitching since his promotion. Puig was called up after the...
We go through this seemingly every season now. Yasiel Puig is no different than Stephen Strasburg in 2010 or Bryce Harper in '12 -- the phenom of the moment, stirring All-Star debate.
Should such rookies be All-Stars, even if they get chosen over veterans who excelled for the entire first half, rather than -- in Puig's case at the moment -- a mere three weeks?
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Rookie sensation Yasiel Puig singled home the tying and go-ahead runs in the seventh inning, Andre Ethier had a two-run double, and the Los Angeles Dodgers opened a four-game series against the Philadelphia Phillies with a 6-4 victory on Thursday night. Greinke (4-3) struck out five over seven innings and allowed four runs on 12 hits, including solo homers...
Yasiel Puig doing something remarkable is becoming so common that it hardly qualifies as news anymore.
The young Cuban phenom seems to be able to handle just about every pitch thrown to him. If he makes a play that looks bone-headed, he usually makes up for it an inning or two later by making a play that drops jaws. A hard throw to get a runner taking an extra base. A diving...
It’s been a rough year for the last place Los Angeles Dodgers. As Matt Kemp returns to the line-up Tuesday night there is hope the team can finally turn it around. Kemp has been out since injuring his hamstring on May 29. Prior to the start of Tuesday’s game against their division rival, the San Francisco Giants
The Los Angeles Dodgers won their sixth in a row on Thursday night behind an offense that has suddenly come to life. Yasiel Puig proved he can hit the down and away slider to drive in two runs to go ahead for what would be a 6-4 victory at the hands of the Philadelphia Phillies.
The game looked like it would be lopsided after the first inning that saw the Dodgers get three hits and...
Philadelphia Phillies (38-42) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (36-42)
John Lannan (0-2, 5.84) vs. Chris Capuano (2-4, 4.09)
TIME: 10:10 PM
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The Phillies will look to John Lannan to stop Yasiel Puig and the Dodgers tonight, who have won six in a row. Last night, Puig won the game for them with a 2-RBI single...