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The Red Sox and Los Angles Dodgers have formed a social media alliance to get Koji Uehara and Yasiel Puig to the All Star game in New York, according to MLB.com. If you go to MLB and vote, then you are entered to win tickets to watch the Dodgers take on the Red Sox at Dodger Stadium, plus an on field experience and a signed ball from each player, the Red Sox said on their official Facebook page.
That sounds great, and it's certainly an added motivation for fans to vote for Uehara and Puig, but they shouldn't need any - at least for Uehara. As for Puig, it's still a matter of debate as to whether he should be eligible to play at Citi Field. I tend to lean towards no, if only because he's only been up for a month and that's not long enough to start talking about "All Star selection" for me. If he had been doing what he's been doing for the whole season, then sure, he would deserve to be in New ...
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If you’ve followed the 36 game career of Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig to this point you would know he has been a lightning rod for opinion. The view of Puig’s style of play and the way he has carried himself as a professional from outside of Los Angeles has had the perception that he is immature and arrogant. The arrogant part may very well be mistaken for overconfidence...
Last night, Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig
attempted to play through the hip injury that caused him to exit Thursday’s contest.
He was able to return to the Dodgers’ starting lineup, but he didn’t make it
past the fourth inning. Puig was removed after four frames, as he told
reporters – including Austin Laymance of MLB.com – that his hip was bothering
The Arizona Diamondbacks and Los Angeles Dodgers don’t like each other. Most of the ill-will stems from the Ian Kennedy-Zack Greinke Beanfest back in June.
Now, the D’backs are starting to turn their attention to the mercurial Yasiel Puig. Diamondback Catcher Miguel Montero had some choice words for the reckless Puig. From MLB.com:
“If he’s my teammate, I probably try to...
The fans have spoken.
Freddie Freeman of the Braves and Steve Delebar of the Blue Jays were the winners of the All Star Game final vote.
Freeman vs Puigmania was an epic battle to the end, with the Freeman devotees coming out the victors. Puig being a possible player in this year’s All Star games captured the criticism of many in the baseball world.
With just a month under his...
With the MLB All-Star Game Final Vote campaign currently clogging your Twitter feeds today, one theme has been popping up surrounding the National League voting this week: is ESPN pushing Yasiel Puig a little too hard to win the vote?
If you simply looked at ESPN's Twitter, you wouldn't get that impression. One tweet about Puig has come out since the Final Vote began...
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Yasiel Puig has captivated baseball since making his major league debut on June 3. He went 2-for-4 in his debut and threw out a runner to end the game, clubbed two home runs the next game, and had four home runs and 10 RBIs in his first five games with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Though [...]
If you think Yasiel Puig is arrogant now, just wait until he signs with Jay-Z.
The LA Dodgers phenom, who in little more than a month has become the biggest thing in baseball, spent Monday and Tuesday catching the ire of several Arizona Diamondbacks, who ripped him to the media . But by the time he took the field Wednesday, a Yahoo Sports report surfaced claiming that Jay-Z'...
MLB fans almost put Los Angeles Dodgers rookie sensation Yasiel Puig in the All-Star Game.
If it were up to his peers he wouldn’t have even been in the conversation.
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Despite my initial support for Yasiel Puig, Iâve
come to believe that him not making the All-Star team is a good
Your browser does not support iframes. Yasiel Puig made a rookie mistake on Tuesday, and Miguel Montero taught the youngster a lesson. Puig ignored his third base coach when he tried to score from first on a fly ball to center by Adrian Gonzalez in the top of the 5th of the Los Angeles Dodgers’ [...]
I don’t often write these sort of unfocused think-pieces. (Well, I happen to think that I don’t, but many of my commenters undoubtedly disagree.) Anyway, I’m thinking about Yasiel Puig today. After an impressive, intensely hyped first month, the Dodger wunderkind lost to Freddie Freeman in the fans’ vote for the All-Star Game. (Of course, with injury replacements and so on...
It seems that Koji Uehara isn’t the only relief pitcher with a strong backing for his All-Star campaign.
Toronto Blue Jays hurler Steve Delabar was a substitute teach two years ago. Now, he’s on the verge of being voted into his first MLB All-Star game, and he has people in high places in his corner.
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper tweeted out a plea Wednesday to get...
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