Found April 09, 2013 on
I like Yasiel Puig. I like him a lot, actually. I even ranked him as the top prospect in the Dodgers system for 2013.
However, if you follow me on Twitter, most of what I tweet about him is sort of dismissive. That’s not because I’m not excited about him, but rather because he seems to make people incredibly stupid.
For example, look at the tweets just from the last couple of days replying to Dylan Hernandez when he mentions Puig, and you can find **** like this:
@dylanohernandez bench Kemp and put Puig in
— Ryan Perez(@WreckItRyan) April 7, 2013
@dylanohernandez if only we had an outfield spot or two occupied by sorry ass players (Etheir/Kemp) where Puig could be plugged in to.
— Herbie Verstinks (@HerbieVerstinks) April 7, 2013
Bench Matt Kemp and Andre Ethier after six games in 2013! Sounds like a rational plan!
@dylanohernandez Can he play an infield position?
— Julio Ojeda (@Julio_SportsFan) April 7, 2013
@dylanohernandez try 3B for Puig.
— Monstarr (@rancimo) April 7, 2013
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