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”Each player does what he can when he gets to the plate. Some people jump, some people slide, some people run,” Puig said through a translator. ”I have a previous teammate in Cuba that jumped and hurt his ankle. So I decided to slide.”
– Yasiel Puig on sliding at home plate after his walk-off home run, Sunday against the Reds. Personally, I don’t think it tops this one from Prince Fielder from a few years ago. But regardless, Puig really knows how to grind people’s gears, while those same people quietly whisper, “But yeah, that was kind of awesome.”
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Okay, enough Puigmania for the day. Love him or hate him, you can’t help but admit….the guy is entertaining. Oh and by the way, the Dodgers are playing some pretty good baseball right now, having won nine of their last ten and sit atop the NL West. Puig for MVP?
It was an exciting week in baseball. Let’s get to it!
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Los Angeles Dodgers rookie Yasiel Puig hit a walk-off home run in the bottom of the 11th to score the only run of the game in a 1-0 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.
Puig completed his home run trot by sliding into home plate, and some former players didn't like it.
Puig slid into home after a walk off homer. A good talent. But...
Yasiel Puig hits a walk-off home run against my favorite team to give the Dodgers a 1-0 win in extra innings, and he slides into home plate feet first to the arms of his awaiting teammates. I should hate this guy with every inch of my soul. But I don’t.
Puig is quickly becoming one of my favorite non-Reds players in baseball. He’s a flashy Cuban with a killer instinct that is...
Yasiel Puig came to the MLB with high expectations from everyone, and he has definitely lived up to the hype. The Cuban baseball star was destined to be a star in the MLB. Yesterday in an extra innings game against the Reds, Puig showed once again why he’s nothing to mess with when he comes up to bat Yahoo Sports reports.
The game was tied 0-0, with Reds pitchers being able to...
LOS ANGELES In a game where the Dodgers played for 10 and scoreless innings and set a new franchise record for strikeouts, there's only one player that could possibly come through with the game-winning theatrics: Yasiel Puig.
Sunday afternoon at Dodger Stadium, with one out and the game tied up 0-0 in the bottom of the 11th, Puig came up to bat against the Reds' Curtis...
The Los Angeles Dodgers have been on fire since an awful start to the season and rookie outfielder Yasiel Puig is a big reason why. Though his numbers have come down to Earth a bit after a blistering start, Puig proved that he’s destined to be a star once again on Sunday.
The Dodgers and Cincinnati Reds were tied 0-0 with two outs in the bottom of the 11th when Puig stepped to...
Yasiel Puig homered with two outs in the 11th inning to give the Los Angeles Dodgers a 1-0 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday.
Cincinnati pitchers set a franchise record with 20 strikeouts. Puig, Adrian Gonzalez, Hanley Ramirez and Tim Federowicz each fanned three times as the Dodgers established their highest single-game total for strikeouts since the franchise moved from...
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Yasiel Puig homered with two outs in the 11th inning to give the Los Angeles Dodgers a 1-0 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday.
Cincinnati pitchers set a franchise record with 20 strikeouts. Puig, Adrian Gonzalez, Hanley Ramirez and Tim Federowicz each fanned three times as the Dodgers established their highest single-game total for strikeouts since the...
What do you get when Yasiel Puig meets Kobe Bryant? The answer: Awesomeness.
Puig, the Dodgers phenom, posted a photo of himself with Lakers star Kobe Bryant to his Instagram account on Wednesday afternoon.
With my friend kobe bryant class player and want to recover to see it shine http:t.covpkR3nHCXr yasielpuig (@YasielPuig) July 31, 2013
Yasiel Puig is fast becoming LA’s biggest celebrity. Today, Puig Mania made its way over to the Los Angeles Lakers facilities and Puig got to hang out with Kobe Bryant. Puig posted a bunch of great photos of his day to his Instagram and tweeted out some well wishes to The Black Mamba.
today looking at the well that kobe is recovered to return to the courts http://t.co/HydrCvGOWQ...
Welcome to the 10th edition of the “Fab Five: MLB Power Rankings”, and our first top five of the second half. On the eve of the July 31st trade deadline, numerous ballclubs with playoff aspirations are spending their day on the phones, scrambling in order to acquire everything from quality starting pitchers to power hitters, in hopes of adding that one key player that can complete...
Quiet. A master is at work.
Home Run of the Day: Yasiel Puig, Los Angeles Dodgers - 19.11* seconds [video]
Bottom of the 11th inning in a scoreless game. With one swing of the bat, Yasiel Puig grows his legend even more. As the ball sails over the fence, Puig flips his bat in triumph before setting off on this 19.11 second trot. With his teammates surrounding home and...
Cristiano Ronaldo threw out the first pitch at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday night, but if he wanted to ensure accuracy to home plate, he probably should have kicked it.
The Real Madrid star’s wild attempt could best be described as “just a bit outside,” and Yasiel Puig who was scheduled to catch the pitch, had no chance to corral it.
Check out the pitch below, which is still...
Kobe Bryant had a special visitor while rehabbing at the Lakers training facility Wednesday – Dodgers’ phenom and rookie outfielder Yasiel Puig stopped by for a tour of the training center and even got to hang with the Black Mamba and pose for a few photos.
Kobe later acknolwedged meeting the ball player and says it inspired him to catch the Dodgers game tonight against the Yankees...
Yasiel Puig isn’t the only MLB rookie trying to make headlines. The speedy Jonathan Villar is quietly making a difference for the Houston Astros. As CBS Sports reports, Villar stole home in last night’s game against the Orioles. Watch video of Villar, who has only played 8 major league games, make an exciting play in the top of the 3rd inning:
To add insult to injury, it was...
Christiano Ronaldo and Yasiel Puig juggled a baseball back and forth at the Dodgers game on Wednesday.