Yasiel Puig, possibly nearing the end of his 7-day disabled list stint in Chattanooga, has bigger issues to deal with right now.
Puig was arrested in Tennessee on Sunday after being charged with speeding and reckless driving. He was also driving without proof of insurance.
According to an article from the LA Times, Puig's hearing for the matter is May 14.
One of the main reasons -- other than just not having enough playing time the last couple years -- Puig was sent to Double-A after a great spring training was his maturity. The Dodgers were concerned with his attitude and maturity level at times. It seems their concerns were validated on Sunday.
Despite signing a 7-year, $42 million contract last year on the international market, the Dodgers made the right decision with Puig, and it shows even more at this moment.
Yes, 22-year-olds are going to do stupid things. But as a professional baseball player, one would hope a guy would be mindful enough to know the spotlight...