Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 6/9/13
Little can be said about the first impression Dodgers rookie RF Yasiel Puig has made on MLB and its fans. Due to injuries to OFs Matt Kemp and Carl Crawford, the Cuban defector has gotten a call to the majors a little earlier than expected. While his performance has been a surprise to most, he did sign a 7 year, $42 million deal with the Dodgers last year. Criticism of the Los Angeles Dodgers this season has stemmed from their payroll being as high as it is and little results thus far into the 2013 season. The Dodgers currently sit in last place in the NL West division, a far cry for where many in baseball had expected. Thoughts are the mixing of the different veteran players made may an oil/ water type situation. It has at least seemed like that on the field based on the results. The Dodgers are 4-1 in the five games since Puig has entered the lineup and that is not a surprise considering what he has done. In those 5 games, Puig has gone 8-19, with a double, 4 HR and 10 RBI,...
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