Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 3/19/13
Yasiel Puig had a two-run homer and a triple among his four hits Tuesday, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 7-1 victory over the Oakland Athletics. The 22-year-old Cuban outfielder who signed a seven-year, $42 million contract with the Dodgers in July homered in the first - his third of spring training - a towering shot over fellow Cuban and A's left fielder Yoenis Cespedes. Puig singled in the third and fifth - he was thrown out at second on a throw from Cespedes in the fifth. He tripled to left field in the seventh. Cespedes countered with a home run in the fifth, a solo shot, to left field - over Puig's head. Chris Capuano started instead of Chad Billingsley, who bruised his right index finger in a bunting drill Friday. In 5 2-3 innings, Capuano, gave up five hits, a run and struck out four.
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