Originally written on The Other Paper  |  Last updated 7/4/13
It looks like the most exciting player in the major leagues can't leap buildings in a single bound after all— but won't avoid running through them. Yasiel Puig — the Los Angeles Dodgers' phenom and superhero — went down on all fours after crashing into the Coors Field wall while chasing down a fly ball ball against the Colorado Rockies. Puig made the amazing fifth-inning catch but crashed into the padded stanchion in-between the cushier chain-link fence before falling to the ground holding his left hip. After trainers and teammates attended to Puig — grimacing in pain on the ground for a few tense minutes on the warning track — he got up, did a quick wind sprint and remained in the game. Your browser does not support iframes. The next inning, Puig drove in a run with a sacrifice fly before being taken out when the Dodgers made a double switch. Puig, who was just named the NL player of the month, finished 1-for-3 with a double. Team officials said a precautionary X-ray was negative and he's listed as day-to-day.
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