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The Dodgers did not win on a walk-off home run by Carlos Marmol in his first at-bat in five years.
But they almost did and that was as deliciously devilish as the way they actually did earn the latest of their daily victories.
That would be Yasiel Puig Living Legend.
Puig made a breathtaking throw then topped himself by willing a double to start the 12th inning. Adrian Gonzalez doubled him home with the winning run lifting the Dodgers to their eighth consecutive victory this one 5-4 over the New York Mets.
The Dodgers erased a 4-0 deficit tied the score on a pinch-hit home run by Andre Ethier in the ninth inning won the game in the 12th. No deficit too big no game too late.
“I can’t explain it” Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly said “but it’s kind of fun.”
The Dodgers are 13-1 in August 23-3 since the All-Star break and 40-8 in their last 48 games –- the greatest such stretch in Major League Baseball since the 1942 St. Louis Cardinals.
Puig who had been hitless in his first five ...
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And they say athletes don’t read their own press clippings … Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig is on the cover of the sports issue of “Hollywood Reporter,” and he shared a photo on Instagram of himself reading the magazine (or at least holding it up and looking like he was reading). Just something about […]
You would think by now that players would learn not to run on Yasiel Puig, but apparently they haven’t. New York Mets outfielder Marlon Byrd tried going from first to third on a bloop single to right by Justin Turner in the second inning on Wednesday, and he was gunned down by an absolutely beautiful […]
Yasiel Puig hustles for a double on a slow grounder to center, putting himself in scoring position in the bottom of the 12th. Because Yasiel Puig is the anti-Robinson Cano.
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The Senior Circuit is making for an interesting debate when it comes to Rookie of the Year.
There's Yasiel Puig, the phenom who has ignited the Dodgers; there's Jose Fernandez, one of the few bright spots for the National League-worst Marlins; and there's the Cardinals' Shelby Miller and the Braves' Julio Teheran, key cogs in seemingly playoff-bound rotations...
Maybe people should stop running on this Puig guy, eh?
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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Yasiel Puig turned a slow bouncer past the Mets' diving shortstop into a one-out double in the 12th inning then scored on Adrian Gonzalez's two-base hit, lifting the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 5-4 victory over New York on Wednesday night that extended their winning streak to eight games. Andre Ethier tied the game with a two-run homer of LaTroy Hawkins...
People will stop running on Yasiel Puig … when?
Yasiel Puig turned a slow bouncer past the Mets' diving
shortstop into a one-out double in the 12th inning then scored on
Adrian Gonzalez's two-base hit, lifting the Los Angeles Dodgers to
a 5-4 victory over New York on Wednesday night that extended their
winning streak to eight games.
Well this loss wasn’t pretty…
Yasiel Puig turned a slow bouncer past the Mets’ diving shortstop into a one-out double in the 12th inning then scored on Adrian Gonzalez‘s two-base hit, lifting the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 5-4 victory over New York on Wednesday night that extended their winning streak to eight games.
Pinch-hitter Andre Ethier tied the game with a two-run homer...
Baseball seems to be becoming more of a young man’s game, with more and more prospects being called up everyday, as well as the comeuppance of young stars like Manny Machado, Bryce Harper, Mike Trout, and Yasiel Puig, who should all be in college. However, there are still some old-timers who are not only sticking around, but putting up big enough numbers to be relevant in baseball...
It has been decades since there's been a club as hot as the Los Angeles Dodgers.
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The surging Dodgers look to keep rolling Friday night when they open a three-game road set against the woeful Phillies.
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Things were going nicely ... the Mets had a 4-2 lead. Then SNY decided to show Orel Hershisher strike out Howard Johnson in Game 7 of the '88 NLCS ... on my 18th birthday ... like they do every year when the Mets visit Dodger Stadium. This marks the 25th anniversary of that monstrosity, so maybe they'll retire that video once and for all. Unfortunately in its place, they...