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On Trading Yasiel Puig...

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...
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Bochy: Puig no lock to be all-star

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. 

What’s Next For Yasiel Puig?

Currently the topic of some heated debate here on Baseball Professor, some of us are all in on Yasiel Puig as a rare type of player, while others are screaming regression. His .436 batting average is the highest in any month among all first-year players since 1916 (min. 100 plate appearances), and Puig also joined Joe DiMaggio as the only players in baseball history to collect at...

Yasiel Puig Continues to Make History With Awesome First Month

The Dodgers had to pay a lot to get Puig. They wanted to protect their investment so bad that even though he crushed the ball during spring training they sent him down to the minors in hopes he would mature. A bad season and injuries forced them to call him up earlier than they wanted. And the rest has become history. kla4067/Flickr When the youngster was called up...

Puig gets 4 hits in Dodgers win

Yasiel Puig ended his sensational first month in the major leagues with his first four-hit game, Stephen Fife scattered four hits over seven scoreless innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-1 Sunday. Puig finished June with 44 hits, surpassing the 42 by Pittsburgh's Bob Elliott in September 1939 for the second-most in a player's first full calendar...

Yasiel Puig Continues Hot Start; Phillies Lose 6-4

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....

Puig's 2-run single lifts Dodgers past Phillies

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...

Men Of Steals: A New Trend Of Super-Athlete In Baseball

I know what you’re thinking, “No, not another story about Yasiel Puig.”  While yes, he is currently all the rage in Major League Baseball, this is not another story about Yasiel Puig, but about what he and a couple of other young players represent: a new wave of super-athletes in baseball. A look at current and  historic stats would  argue that Puig is only the most recent...

Yasiel Is The New Normal. Dodgers 6, Phillies 4

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...

Dodgers Continue Hot Streak, Now 6 Straight

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...

Video: Paper airplane lands on field during Dodgers game

Your browser does not support iframes.An errant paper airplane made its way onto the Dodger Stadium field during Friday night's game between the Phillies and Dodgers.It's not too hard to blame the culprit, though. The few Los Angeles fans who were still left by the time this happened in the ninth inning had likely grown extremely restless and bored.In fact, the airplane&...

MLB makes comeback on Cuban TV

Major League Baseball has made a comeback on Cuban TV screens after a 52-year absence. Sunday night's open-airwave broadcast of a complete MLB game is the first of its kind since 1961. But early reviews are not overly enthusiastic. For one thing, the game turned out to be a recording of a nearly two-month-old matchup between the Washington Nationals and Atlanta Braves. And...

After 5 decades, MLB makes a comeback on Cuban TV

Major League Baseball has made a comeback on Cuban TV screens after a 52-year absence. Sunday night's open-airwave broadcast of a complete MLB game is the first of its kind since 1961. But early reviews are not overly enthusiastic. For one thing, the game turned out to be a recording of a nearly two-month-old matchup between the Washington Nationals and Atlanta Braves. And...

Gameday: Phillies (38-42) at Dodgers (36-42)

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 TV: Comcast SportsNet Weather: 80′s, sunny Media: Facebook and Twitter 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...
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