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The 2013 season for the Los Angeles Dodgers up until two weeks ago was a complete disaster as far as success goes. Heading into the weekend of June 22nd the team was a season high 9.5 games behind the first place Arizona Diamondbacks. Something had to change with the team 11 games under .500 with a team full of ailing superstars.
Something did change and it started on June 19th during a doubleheader with the New York Yankees. The team finally started getting consistent hitting other than Adrian Gonzalez. That consistency has come mostly in the form of Hanley Ramirez.
Below is what Ramirez has done during the team’s last fifteen games:
Ramirez has not put a string of games together like this in his career at any point. It couldn’t have come at a better time either.
With the attention over the last month on Yasiel Puig and his unbelievable numbers it’s easy to say that Pui...
BEST OF MAXIM
Rookie outfielder Yasiel Puig, only 27 games into his major league career, has helped the Los Angeles Dodgers turn around their season and is garnering serious All-Star consideration thanks to an outstanding month. One National Legue player doesn’t think Puig has done enough to make it
Hanley Ramirez had four hits, including a solo homer in the
ninth, to help the Los Angeles Dodgers hold off the Colorado
Rockies 10-8 on Wednesday night in a game outfielder Yasiel Puig
left early with a bruised left hip after a leaping catch at the
DENVER -- Recently acquired reliever Carlos Marmol has accepted a minor-league assignment with the Dodgers.
The concession was the latest made by Marmol to join the Dodgers, who acquired him in a trade with the Chicago Cubs this week.
Marmol had to waive his limited no-trade clause for the trade to go through. The Dodgers were on the list of teams to which he could block a deal...
SportsCenter’s Twitter account just tweeted out this graphic depicting the sweet spot of Dodgers phenom Yasiel Puig and, well, you probably shouldn’t throw him strikes. The 22-year old outfielder is hitting .493 on pitches in the strike zone this season. That’s quite the sweet spot, no?
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Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig ran into the wall at Coors Field on Wednesday night in a 10-8 Dodgers victory against the Colorado Rockies that made just about every Dodgers fan cringe. Puig has been such a vital part of the recent success of the team that it is tough to think of any time that they might be without him.
In the fifth inning Puig awkwardly made contact...
STAYED IN GAME
Was there baseball before Yasiel Puig? Because most of us sure don’t remember a time when he wasn’t making a play every night. The Dodgers rookie added to his highlight reel Wednesday night when he robbed the Rockies’ Nolan Arenado of a hit at the center field wall. The play came at a pivotal time, as the Rockies had two men on base with the Dodgers leading by two runs. Puig...
It has been one month since Yasiel Puig made his major league debut for the Los Angeles Dodgers, and the rookie hasn’t wasted any time putting his name in the record books.
Puig has just 106 major league at-bats under his belt, but they are arguably the most productive at-bats to begin a career in the history of Major League Baseball.
The Cuban defector is hitting a scorching ...
It looks like the most exciting player in the major leagues can't leap buildings in a single bound after all— but won't avoid running through them.
Yasiel Puig — the Los Angeles Dodgers' phenom and superhero — went down on all fours after crashing into the Coors Field wall while chasing down a fly ball ball against the Colorado Rockies.
Puig made the amazing...
People have been lobbying for Dodgers rookie Yasiel Puig to make the all-star game, but why not Jose Iglesias?
(photo Debby Wong, USA Today)
Unless you’ve been vacationing off-planet since the start of June, you’ve heard the clamor of voices shrieking for Los Angeles Dodgers rookie outfielder Yasiel Puig to be included in the 2013...
Count Jonathan Papelbon among the Yasiel Puig haters.
Puig has taken the majors by storm since breaking into the Dodgers lineup on June 3, prompting many to trumpet his All-Star candidacy. Papelbon, frankly, thinks all this talk is ridiculous .
"To me, it's an absolute joke. It's really kind of stupid if you ask me," the Phillies closer said on MLB Network Radio...
Unless you’ve lived under a rock for the past two months, you’ve seen, or at least heard the name, Yasiel Puig.
Puig Mania is taking over across Major League Baseball and the sports world. Anything from the hashtag on Twitter “#VivaPuig” or “#BatFlip” to fan customized shirts, memes across the internet, Sports Center talking about him almost a fourth as much as Tim Tebow…...
The praise continues to come for Dodgers outfield Yasiel Puig. The Cuban rookie sensation, who has drawn comparisons to such players as Raul Mondesi, Bo Jackson, Vladimir Guerrero and Roberto Clemente, has just won the National League Player Of The Month Award for the month of June according to information now available at the Los Angeles Dodgers’ team website.
Yasiel hit .436...
Dodgers phenom Yasiel Puig ran into the wall at Coors Field and was
pulled from the game.
It was a real Coors Field slugfest last night in Denver, with the Dodgers hitting four home runs and Carlos Gonzalez adding one for the Rockies in a 10-8 Dodger victory that puts the team in a second place tie with the host Rockies, 2 1/2 games behind the first place Arizona Diamondbacks.
Yasiel Puig added to his legend, scoring from second base on a groundout to start out the...