It almost seems inevitable that Yasiel Puig will do something amazing when he steps on to a baseball field. He proved that Saturday in Denver.
Colorado Rockies outfielder Drew Stubbs hit a deep fly ball to right field that Puig initially misread. However, Puig quickly recovered to make an incredible diving catch to rob Stubbs of a would-be extra-base hit.
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But the play does not stop there. Catcher Wilin Rosario tried to advance from second to third after Puig made the acrobatic catch, but the gamble did not pay off. Puig stood up and fired a perfect strike to third base for an inning-ending double play.
Just when you think he can’t outdo himself, the Cuban outfielder rises to the occasion. He surely is worth the price of admission.Filed under: Andrew Battifarano, Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB, Top Stories