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Yasiel Puig has been ticking some people off all season. It appears that he’s now under the skin of the Cardinals. Puig, who is as polarizing as he is talented, became very animated while delivering an RBI triple in the Dodgers’ 3-0 win over the Cardinals in Game 3 of the NLCS on Monday. He raised his arms upon smacking the ball to right field, and then once again celebrated with pizzazz after reaching third base, which drew the ire of Cardinals right fielder Carlos Beltran. “As a player, I just think he doesn’t know [how to act],” Beltran said after the game. “That’s what I think. He really doesn’t know. He must think that he’s still playing somewhere else. “He has a lot of passion, no doubt about that — great ability, great talent. I think with time he’ll learn that you’ve got to act with a little bit more calm.” Puig has put together a tremendous first season in Los Angeles. The 22-year-old Cuban defector hit .319 with 19 home runs, 42 RBIs and 11 stolen bases in 104 games durin

Yasiel Puig loses fly ball in the sun (GIF)

Los Angeles Dodgers rookie right fielder Yasiel Puig had some trouble with a fly ball in the ninth inning of Wednesday's NLCS Game 5 after losing it in the sun. St. Louis Cardinals batter Matt Holliday hit the fly ball to right field, and Puig seemed to turn away at the last minute and let the ball drop. Based on the video, we can't dispute Puig's claim that the...

Yasiel Puig With the Premature Home Run Celebration

Los Angeles Dodgers star outfielder Yasiel Puig is exciting to watch. The young man has a cannon of an arm and he is dangerous every time he steps up to the plate. Need a tide turning kind of play? This is the guy that will provide it more often than not for the Dodgers. The only knock on him is his immaturity; that's the reason the club sent him to the minors to start the...

WATCH: Yasiel Puig lost a ball in the sun

Some people have been waiting all playoffs for Yasiel Puig to make the kind of error in the field that he made during the regular season. For the most part, the Los Angeles Dodgers fielder has avoided bad plays that made guys like Jon Jay and Evan Gattis headlines. But Puig did miss a ball […]

Yasiel Puig’s hilarious fielding gaff nearly cost the Dodgers Game 5

Yasiel Puig appeared to lose a ninth inning fly ball in the sun during Game 5 in Los Angeles on Wednesday, leading to a hilarious misplay that wound up nearly costing the Dodgers the game. It was 6-2 at the time of Puig’s gaff, but the extra out allowed the Cardinals to trim the score to 6-4 before stranding the tying runs on base in the final inning. Talk about a close call for...

Yasiel Puig Gives Bat Flip for the Ages, Celebrates Triple Like Home Run During Game 3 (GIFs)

Down two games to the Cardinals, Los Angeles didn’t have much to be cocky about in Game 3 of the NLCS, but don’t tell that to Yasiel Puig. The Dodgers star outfielder struggled mightily in the first two games of the series, going 0-for-10 with six strikeouts against St. Louis. The rest of the Dodgers weren’t doing much better, though, hitting just .184 in the series and only...

Carlos Beltran would go to Yankees

Carlos Beltran could be headed back to The Big Apple. Citing multiple sources, the New York Daily News' Mark Feinsand reports that Beltran "would strongly consider" an offer that would bring him back to New York -- but this time to play outfield for the Yankees. Beltran, who will turn 37 in April, is reportedly intrigued by the possibility of playing in the cozy right...

Dodgers Yasiel Puig flips bat in celebration of…

Dodgers Yasiel Puig hadn’t had a hit in the NLCS until Monday night. When he finally got off against the St. Louis Cardinals, Puig clearly thought this one was going over the fence… not so much but it was enough for an RBI triple. gif via @CJZero

Yasiel Puig’s thoughts on probably everything ever

Yasiel Puig. Does thing. GIF.

Report: Carlos Beltran ‘Would Strongly Consider’ Signing With Yankees

Carlos Beltran could be headed back to The Big Apple. Citing multiple sources, the New York Daily News’ Mark Feinsand reports that Beltran “would strongly consider” an offer that would bring him back to New York — but this time to play outfield for the Yankees. Beltran, who will turn 37 in April, is reportedly intrigued by the possibility of playing in the cozy right field...

Should the Mets bring back Beltran

There has been a growing conversation among fans and reporters about the possibility of the Mets bringing back OF Carlos Beltran, although the organizations interest is unknown. Does it make sense for the Mets to bring back one-time fan favorite Carlos Beltran? I sit on the fence with this one, but opt to say yes under certain conditions. First off, there is a group inside the Mets...

Los Angeles Dodgers show signs of life

Yasiel Puig prematurely celebrates what was a RBI triple to right field (photo credit: Richard Mackson, USA TODAY Sports) Back in the comfort of their own ballpark, the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 3-0 in Game 3 of the National League Championship Series. The win moves the series to 2-1 in favor of the Cardinals with the Dodgers looking for the tie on Tuesday...

MLB’s League Championship Series summed up in one perfect photo(shop)

  It doesn’t matter which MLB teams win their respective League Championship Series, this is the photo(shop) that is going to sum up the events that got them there. What a fantastic job by some brilliant soul on the Internet. In case you’re a little behind…here’s a refresher: Fan in ‘Ted’ costume dances on top of Dodgers Stadium dugout Yasiel Puig celebrates with a premature...

More Than Devil Magic Pushing the Cardinals to Victory

In the brief interludes between arguing whether the Cardinals do indeed have “the best fans in baseball” and if they should or should not be offended by Yasiel Puig, a popular discussion topic on social media has centered on St. Louis’ so-called “Cardinals Devil Magic,” i.e., the sense that everything always seems to go the Cardinals’ way in October. Setting aside the...

When was time to ride, the Dodgers hopped on the back of the Wild Horse

[Box Score] [Los Angeles Times - Dodgers Now] We told you it would be so; we told you that the Dodgers would beat Adam Wainwright in the Cardinals in game three of the NLCS. And that’s exactly what happened. The Dodgers snapped an ugly scoreless streak by gathering a single by Adrian Gonzalez, and a huge triple from Yasiel Puig with two outs. Puig pimped it as if the ball was out...

Mets Twitter Never Dies!

Why my opinion not matter?   Remember when the Mets were a thing?  With the season over and the playoffs raging on, the Mets have become a distant memory but their fanbase which is easily the most interconnected and destructive presence in the world of sports twitter continues to make it’s presence known.  The mere fact that ex-met Carlos Beltran is once again in the postseason...
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