Originally posted on Baseball Hot Corner  |  Last updated 4/30/13
Yasiel Puig, the star of spring training for the Los Angeles Dodgers, has the attention of the club once again less than a month into the season. The problem is that the attention he is receiving now is not due to on field issues but rather an arrest this week in Tennessee. According to reports, the Dodgers top prospect was driving recklessly without insurance. Puig was pulled over in a 50-MPH zone while driving 97. The statement Dodgers GM Ned Colletti gave to the press was that the club was “handling discipline internally” which most likely means a fine of some sort. Usually the amount of the fine or discipline is kept from the media so there is no telling the severity of the punishment Puig will receive. Colletti also added that the organization takes these type of things very seriously. I’m sure the Dodgers brass breathed a collective sigh of relief when it was learned that there was no mention of alcohol in the police report. For Puig, being the top prospect in the system and m...
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