Found July 08, 2013 on
The Dodgers want Yasiel Puig to be an All-Star. Yasiel Puig wants Yasiel Puig to be an All-Star.
They are both desperate. This is the only reason I can think of that this plug happened. Regardless, Iâ€™ve never been more grateful for whatever string of awesome/terrible decision making led to this.
1) Puig can talk to animals.
2) Puig can do â€¦ things blindfolded.
3) Puig can tightrope walk.
4) Puig can jump from space.
Oh, and for those of you who are horrible people like me, hereâ€™s a GIF of the blindfold part of the promo that â€¦ well â€¦ could easily be something else. :o
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ROC THE WORLD
In only a few short months, Jay-Z and Roc Nation have put together quite the list of high-profile clients, and now they reportedly have their sights set on the Dodgers phenom.
It seems apparent that Dodgers phenom Yasiel Puig will continue to be a flashpoint in the simmering antipathy between Los Angeles and Arizona Diamondbacks.
That animosity came to head last month with a bench-clearing brawl -- in which Puig played a supporting role by throwing a couple of haymakers -- that resulted in suspensions for five players, plus various managers and coaching...
HAUGHTY AT HOME PLATE
The Dodgers' Yasiel Puig attempts to cross the plate and stretch the Dodgers' lead to 5-0 over the Diamondbacks but is denied a run as he collides with Arizona catcher Miguel Montero...who gives him... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
Maybe you havenâ€™t heard quite as much about Yasiel Puig lately. I donâ€™t know, I donâ€™t know who you read and what you watch. But itâ€™s hard for a player to sustain that level of coverage and interest, as Puig seemed to be absolutely everywhere for his first few weeks. Justifiably, of course. But Tuesday was a big day for Puig, in a sense â€” against the Diamondbacks, he drew...
Thereâ€™s hasnâ€™t been a more polarizing player to come into the Major Leagues in the last couple of years. His name is Yasiel Puig and he has been the cause of many arguments among the Baseball Professor writers this last month. Well, we finally decided to take all of our opinions public and show you what we all think of the 22-year-old Cuban defector.If you havenâ€™t heard ofâ€...
We the people, fans of Major League Baseball have the power to vote in the final All-Stars for the MLB All-Star Game at Citi Field. It was thought that the Cuban sensation Yasiel Puig would run away with the voting, but the Atlanta Braves fans have spoken and helped Freddie Freeman jump out to an early lead. We can vote through Thursday and you can make it official by clicking here...
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 Dodgersâ€™ [...]
PHOENIX -- Kirk Gibson sees a lot of his younger self in rambunctious, sometimes reckless Dodgers rookie Yasiel Puig.
"That's refreshing to watch," said Gibson, the Diamondbacks manager.
"Honestly, even from an opponent's point of view, that's refreshing."
Former Tigers manager Sparky Anderson once said Gibson played 150 percent at...
Thereâ€™s aggressiveness on the basepaths, then thereâ€™s forcing a play. During the Dodgersâ€™ 6-1 win over the Diamondbacks in Arizona, Yasiel Puig demonstrated the latter.
In the top of the fifth inning, Adrian Gonzalez came to the plate with the bases loaded, driving a long fly ball to straightaway center field. The runners had to freeze as Arizona center fielder Adam Eaton tracked...
Your browser does not support iframes. Los Angeles Dodgers phenom Yasiel Puig made a rookie mistake on Tuesday night when he tried to score from first on a dropped fly ball to center in the top of the 5th. The relay throw from Arizona Diamondbacks shortstop Didi Gregorious beat Puig by several steps, and all [...]
Starting pitcher, Madison Bumgarner (9-5, 3.05 ERA) has proven to be the best and most consistent pitcher so far this season for the San Francisco Giants (40-46). Todayâ€™s game against division rival, the Los Angeles Dodgers (41-44), proved it once again, even with a few hiccups along the way.
A new system for the Giantsâ€™ reeked havoc on the first inning of the game as all the...
Somebody get this chinaman off me.
The lists and the guest posts are over which means that it is time for me to roll up my blogging sleeves again and get to work once more. Honestly, I canâ€™t even remember the last time that I actually wrote one of my usual daily gems. When was the last time that I poked the big, handicapped Buckeye bear? Well, it wonâ€™t be today. I did a lot...
We've tried really hard not to wade into this, but it touches on a few of our favorite topics.
(1) The Atlanta Braves
If you are a baseball fan, you know the all-star game is next week. And the last component to the two teams roster is a staged popularity contest known as the "Fan" vote.
And what this story is about is how polarizing it's become...
He hasnâ€™t been in the league long, but Los Angeles Dodgers phenom Yasiel Puig could still make it on to the National League roster for the All-Star Game on July 16. When the rosters were announced, Puigâ€™s name was not included among the starters or reserves meaning that the fans,Â
The one and only Kobe Bryant threw the entire weight of his Twitter account behind Dodgers phenom Yasiel Puig's All-Star candidacy.