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Steven A Perez For every sensational play made by L.A Dodgers center fielder Yasiel Puig results in a undisciplined superstar who still has some growing up do.  It happen again in the top of the eighth inning in an already 5-0 shutout displayed by their Orange County neighbors, the L.A Angels, as Albert Pujols teaches the young phenom a lesson on base running.  Josh Hamilton hits a fly ball dead center as Puig catches up to it and makes the routine catch; but watch what Pujols does while manning first base: (via Your browser does not support iframes. The best part of the #Angels‘ win had to be Pujols tagging up from 1B on Puig. Even Mattingly looked like he appreciated that one. — Sean DeFrank (@SeanDeFrank) August 5, 2014 You have to love how Pujols, who by no means is a threat on the bases, just checked Puig by tagging up on that fly ball; but that’s not all Pujols did. Watch Albert mock Puig during the middle inning: via cjzero We can officially call Yasiel Puig a lollygagger! As the great NBA analyst, Mark Jackson would say.  “Yasiel Puig, you’re better than that!” -LeRoy McConnell III Related Articles 20 Baseball Records That Will Never Be Broken Yasiel Puig Demonstrates The Best Arm In Baseball LA Dodgers Has A New Rookie In Town And His Name Is Yasiel Puig Follow us on Twitter - KCMAC38 kcmac38 - Blog Follow @RBTS_baseball - Sports-Kings Follow @realsportskings The post Watch: Pujols pulls a fast one on Puig appeared first on Reading Between The Seams.

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