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According to reports, a man in Cuba is suing Los Angeles Dodgers’ rookie standout Yasiel Puig for $12 million.
Puig is apparently being sued in because he reportedly made false allegations that resulted in a seven-year prison term for Miguel Angel Corbacho Daudinot. Lawyers representing Corbacho Daudinot claim that Puig and his mother testified against him during a 2010 human trafficking trial, and that the trial was centered around Puig looking to escape from Cuba.
Puig’s agent, Jaime Torres did said he would not on the matter. Torres added that Puig was aware of the suit and has hired a lawyer.
The lawsuit has come at a bad time for Puig and the Dodgers, possibly serving as a distraction in the second half of the season. Puig has helped spark a struggling Dodgers team since being promoted on June 3.
Through Saturday, Puig is batting .369 with eight home runs and 19 RBIs.
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Baseball fans north of the border got to witness a Yasiel Puig web gem on Canadian turf last night . Puig robbed Toronto Blue Jays catcher J.P. Arencibia of extra bases. Not a bad play for a guy who was starting only his second game in centre field at the major league level. Puig looks more and more like Bo Jackson with each and every play.
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Dodgers rookie phenom Yasiel Puig is reportedly being sued for $12 million by a man in Cuba who claims Puig made false accusations against him. Here are the details.
A lot of people thought Yasiel Puig was deserving of a spot on the All-Star roster after his phenomenal first five weeks in the majors. Now, in the Los Angeles Dodgers first game back after the Midsummer Classic, Puig continued to prove why he should have been there — this time from the field.
In the seventh, Puig makes a great running catch in foul territory before colliding...
Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig is being sued for $12 million by a man in Cuba who claims Puig made false accusations about him that resulted in a seven-year prison sentence, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Miguel Angel Corbacho Daudinot filed the suit in federal district court in Florida, though he remains in Cuba. The suit claims that Corbacho Daudinot was subjected...
This was on Friday night at Nationals Park. I saw it live but didn’t realize what a cannon shot it was. It was obviously a blown call by the umpire.
What has Yasiel Puig done so far this evening, you ask? Oh, just this RIDICULOUS throw: https://t.co/XOV1XGxbUH #Dodgers #Nationals
— SI MLB (@si_mlb) July 19, 2013
This is probably not how Yasiel Puig envisioned the second half of his stellar rookie season to begin.
The Dodgers phenom is facing a $12 million lawsuit by a man in Cuba, who is alleging that Puig made false allegations against him that led to his seven-year prison sentence, according to the Los Angeles Times.
The suit, which was filed in federal district court in Florida, “seeks damages...
A lawsuit seeking $12 million from Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig says he and his mother lied to Cuban authorities about a plan to smuggle the player out of the country.
The suit filed in Miami by Miguel Angel Corbacho Daudinot lists Puig and his mother Maritza Valdes Gonzalez as defendants. Corbacho Daudinot is serving a seven-year sentence of ''prolonged detention...
Yasiel Puig has done it all, literally. Puig is back in the news, this time for things that are happening off the field. The Los Angeles Dodgers rookie outfielder is being sued for $12 million by a man in Cuba.
Miguel Angel Corbacho Daudinot claims that Puig made false accusations that lead to a seven-year prison sentence for Corbacho Daudinot. Corbacho Daudinot is currently still...
You really can sue for anything these days, even if the case you are suing about happened in Cuba.
The LA Times has the details.
Yasiel Puig is being sued for $12 million by a man in Cuba who claims Puig knowingly made false allegations against him that resulted in his receiving a seven-year prison sentence.
Puig and his mother testified in a 2010 trial in which Corbacho Daudinot...
Los Angeles Dodgers rookie sensation Yasiel Puig is being sued for $12 million.
Puig is accused of making false allegations against a man who is currently in prison, according to a Friday report from the L.A. Times.
Puig, a 22-year-old who made his MLB debut last month after defecting from Cuba in 2012, testified in a human trafficking trial in 2010 that saw a man from Cuba, Miguel...
Not sure this is what you want to see your franchise’s most important player do in a 14-5 game in the 8th inning, but good on Puig for making this play and making it look easy.
The Dodgers manhandled the Jays in Toronto 14-5, Puig went 1-for-5 with an RBI in the contest.
Thanks to Chad Moriyama for the .gif.
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Yasiel Puig did this with his arm last night…
…though somehow the umpire blew the call.
Maybe the ump missed the part where Juan Uribe applied the tag, but from this vine video, it appears pretty clear that Los Angeles Dodgers phenom Yasiel Puig gunned down Washington National star Bryce Harper at third base. Check it out as Harper tags on a fly to left and Puig unloads a strike. Yes, he was called safe, but you cannot tell me that Haper hit the bag before the tag was...
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