Found August 22, 2013 on Sportress of Blogitude:
After rookie superstar Yasiel Puig was punished by way of a fine from manager Don Mattingly for showing up late to the ballpark for Tuesday’s road game against the Miami Marlins, the Los Angeles Dodgers organization had a little fun with the story. The Dodgers posted a photo to its Instagram page which shows the […]The post Dodgers post pic to Instagram to show Yasiel Puig made it to ballpark on time (photo) appeared first on Sportress of Blogitude.

Yasiel Puig Fined For Being Late

Is this a warning sign of more issues to come with Yasiel Puig? I certainly hope not. The Dodgers are right fielders are no strangers to controversy, just ask Raul Mondesi. It was reported that Dodgers outfielder, couldn’t quite make it on time to the ballpark in Florida. His teammates were already dressed and ready, but Puig was nowhere to be found. Puig apparently was staying...

Yasiel Puig benched for Tuesday's game vs. Miami

Yasiel Puig, it's called the bench. Must seem like a fairly strange place for the excitable rookie, what with him having appeared in almost every game since he was called up June 3. But there he is to start Tuesday's game in Miami, out of the lineup for the first time since he joined the Dodgers and actually is healthy. Manager Don Mattingly, concerned for his frequent...

Dodgers' Puig held out of starting lineup at Miami

Yasiel Puig is out of the Los Angeles Dodgers' starting lineup against the Miami Marlins, and manager Don Mattingly says the one-day move was made because of the rookie's slump. Puig was late arriving at the ballpark for Monday's game, but Mattingly said the decision to sit him had already been made. The young outfielder was hitless in his past 11 at-bats and 6-for...

Yasiel Puig, Dodgers make light of his showing up late to game

Los Angeles Dodgers rookie phenom Yasiel Puig is one of the most talented young players in professional sports, but his attitude and personality have become a concern. He has already earned a reputation among his fellow MLB players as someone who is arrogant and not all that likable. Puig also seems to struggle with dealing […]

Puig powers Dodgers past Marlins

With his first swing of the night, Yasiel Puig snapped a slump and silenced speculation he's in the doghouse. The rookie sensation came off the bench to hit a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning and help the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Miami Marlins 6-4 on Tuesday night. Puig was held out of the starting lineup after going hitless in his past 11 at-bats. He also drew...

Yasiel Puig Launches Pinch-Hit, Go-Ahead Home Run for Dodgers After Being Benched (Video)

Even while occupying a spot deep in Don Mattingly‘s doghouse, Yasiel Puig found a way to change the Dodgers fortunes with one swing on Tuesday. Puig was benched for Tuesday’s game in Miami due to poor production and fined by the team for arriving late to the ballpark. Mattingly turned to Puig as a pinch hitter with the score tied in the eighth inning, and the electrifying rookie...

Yasiel Puig fined for showing up late

Los Angeles Dodgers rookie sensation Yasiel Puig has found himself in a bit of trouble yet again.The Cuban native has been fined an undisclosed amount for showing up to Marlins Park late for Tuesday's game against Miami.According to Orange County Register reporter Bill Plunkett, Puig was staying in his family's home in Miami rather than the team hotel Tuesday afternoon, and...

Puig Disciplined By Dodgers

Electic Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder, Yasiel Puig, was disciplined by the team after showing up late to Tuesday night’s game against the Marlins.  Puig is also not in the line-up for the game, although Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said that had nothing to do with Puig showing up late for the game. Don Mattingly had this to say about Puig, “We don’t have any problems...

Puig hits go-ahead home run in 6-4 win over Marlins

Clearly Yasiel Puig is not going to do anything in typical fashion. Not his throws not his baserunning and not being sent to the doghouse. Dramatics are the order of his day every day. Puig was benched prior to Tuesday’s game with the Miami Marlins mostly Manager Don Mattingly said because he was in a three-for-24 slump. Then Puig showed up late to Marlins Park and was fined....

Mattingly holds closed door meeting with Puig and fines him, per reports

Over the last couple days Yasiel Puig has been under criticism from multiple journalists for allegedly yelling "F*** the media" missing cutoff men and multiple baseball mistakes. Today Dodgers' manager Don Mattingly took Puig out of the lineup for the second game of the series in Miami and fined him. After Puig was left out of the lineup earlier this afternoon he was...

Yasiel Puig is a man

Yasiel Puig was dehydrated and received an IV last night for calf cramps, explaining why he was limping. — Ken Gurnick (@kengurnick) August 22, 2013   Lebron James and South Beach made an honest man out of Yasiel Puig the other night; a very hungover honest man. I always respected a guy who could go out until the wee hours of the night and abuse copious amounts of alcohol, only...

Yasiel Puig Steals the Show Again in Dodgers’ 6-4 Win Over Marlins


Yasiel Puig Might Have Said, ‘F*ck The Media’ But Totally Didn’t Mean It Like That

(via Getty Image)Miami sports talk radio host Josh Friedman created quite the stir yesterday when he Tweeted the following:Of course, that created two kinds of responses:1) The media members who have been stroking Yasiel Puig’s young ego and building him into the Cuban Bo Jackson immediately went into full-blown “What a classless punk” mode, using such terms as “hogwash...

Gabe Kapler Compares Yasiel Puig to Manny Ramirez, Says 2004 Red Sox Had to ‘Look the Other Way’ (Video)

It’s no secret that Manny Ramirez had the tendency to be a real pain in the neck during his time with the Red Sox. It eventually came to be too much for the Sox to handle, and they traded him away, but not after the slugger enjoyed a very successful stint in Boston. That time with the Red Sox was a balancing act for the club, particularly manager Terry Francona. Sure, Ramirez was...

Trot Times for August 20, 2013

Let's get right to the trots! Your browser does not support iframes. Home Run of the Day: Yasiel Puig, Los Angeles Dodgers - 16.98 seconds [video] This pinch-hit home run is a thing of beauty. The only thing that could have made it better was if the ball slammed into the home run sculpture out there in center field, rather than landing on the stairwell next to it. Just...
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