The kid has barely been in the majors a week and already teams are not sure what to do about him. Yasiel Puig has been on a tear ever since he made his first start last Monday. In an effort to not let him win the game for the Dodgers--or perhaps it was an accident--the Diamondbacks took a rather unique approach to dealing with the hard-hitting outfielder.
They hit him. In the face. With a fastball. Ouch.
Being the bad*ss that he is, Puig got back up and stayed in the game. He ended up going 0-2 with one run scored and a strikeout; his batting average is .471.
Of course his teammates are not going to stand idly by while their new young superstar in the making gets drilled--so Zack Greinke returns the favor--and chaos ensued:
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It would have been nice if it could have ended here, but no--that would have been too easy. For some stupid reason, even though he caused the whole mess the first time around, D-Backs pitcher I...