Originally posted on Next Impulse Sports  |  Last updated 8/26/13
Yasiel Puig recently sat down for an interview with ESPN Deportes, where he addressed some questions regarding his style of play translated here: “I came to this country to play baseball and give the best on the field. What people think outside the field, I don’t worry.” “I don’t worry what the media says, I just play ball. Every individual thinks and writes what they want.” “During practice, the coaches insist that I have to throw it to the cutoff man. I’m working hard on the throws.” “Working on running the bases too because we can’t make mistakes if we want to win the championship.” “It has been a little bit difficult to adapt to the big leagues.” “Many write without knowing but when they come and meet the person, they realize it’s not like that.” To put it simply, Yasiel Puig doesn’t really care what anyone thinks.  However, it is good to see that his main focus is playing ball and that he recognizes he needs to “adapt” to the big leagues.  At the end of the day, the interview shows a bit of a more humble and human side of Puig as opposed to only seeing some of his theatrics and reckless play.  The Cuban rookie also had some things to say about a couple of his teammates: I’m happy, Hanley [Ramirez] is happy, Uribe looks scared. What an ugly face my friend Uribe has. But I love him.” The full interview (en Espanol) can be found here at Yahoo! Sports. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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