Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  By By Jon Paul Morosi  |  Last updated 8/18/13
Yasiel Puig has helped transform the Los Angeles Dodgers from last-place calamity to World Series favorite. He's the biggest breakout star in baseball this year, a viable National League MVP candidate, a certifiable Hollywood attraction. Personally, I love to watch him play. But if I were a Dodgers fan, I'd be nervous about Puig in October. He's as likely to cost the Dodgers a playoff game with a needless mistake as he is to win one on a walk-off home run. For a while, Puig's frequent fundamental lapses were forgivable. Airmailed cutoff men and unnecessary outs on the basepaths were accepted as part of The Puig Show. Besides, he was saving the season. Let him be. No more. Puig and Hanley Ramirez have elevated the Dodgers' status to near-certain champions of the NL West. Now it's time to prepare for the playoffs. And clearly, Puig isn't ready. The Dodgers' weekend series in Philadelphia was further evidence of that. Saturday, Puig made the final out of an inning at third base whe...
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