Found January 09, 2014 on Fox Sports West:
These days Yasiel Puig is contrite and appears to have learned his lesson following his most recent arrest in Florida for reckless driving. "He feels as bad as I've ever heard a player," President and CEO of the LA Dodgers Stan Kasten told ESPN Radio on Thursday. Puig was arrested last month for driving 110 miles per hour in a 70 miles per hour zone. It was his second reckless driving bustof 2013. While playing for Double-A Chattanooga before he was called up to the major leagues, Puig was arrested for driving 97 miles per hour in a 50 miles per hour zone. According to Kasten, this is a problem Puig says he never wants to have happen again. So far he's taken a drastic step to make sure it doesn't. "He has stopped driving, by the way," Kasten said. "I give him credit for taking that step, if nothing else."   Puig now has his cousin as his full-time driver. Kasten, who went to Chattanooga to speak with Puig following his first reckless driving...

WATCH: Yasiel Puig arrested wearing pink shorts

In December, Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig was arrested for wreckless driving, going 100 mph on a Florida highway.  On Tuesday, TMZ unearthed the arrest video and Puig’s attire is hilarious.  Nothing like getting arrested rocking pink jorts and a smedium. [The Big Lead] The post Yasiel Puig arrest video features him wearing pink jorts appeared first on Diehardsport.

Yasiel Puig's autograph worth $35K?

As part of an ever-evolving enterprise series I truly had no intention of creating last fall, comes another (potentially) fiscally rewarding find in the new age of sports trading cards. Three months ago I brought you the story of Panini Flawless basketball cards and their $2,000 per pack price tag, a month later Matt McClure of Seattle, Washington hit an Upper Deck Michael Jordan...

Yasiel Puig hires driver in wake of speeding arrests

Yasiel Puig has hired his cousin to drive him around for the time being in the wake of his second arrest for reckless driving, Los Angeles Dodgers president Stan Kasten said on Thursday. Kasten said during an interview with 710 KSPN Los Angeles that he spoke with Puig on Thursday, and the outfielder told him […]

Watch: Yasiel Puig’s arrest video for driving 110 MPH

Tweet Remember when Los Angeles Dodgers phenom Yasiel Puig was arrested back in December for driving 110 MPH in Florida? If not, read here for details. Well, TMZ has tracked down the video, and Puig was rocking pink jhorts when he got arrested. Because of course he was. Watch: I guess that’s how they do it down in South Florida. -ALR

Yasiel Puig hires driver after repeated speeding arrests

Yasiel Puig won't find himself behind a wheel anymore.According to Mark Saxon of ESPN Los Angeles, the Dodgers outfielder has decided to hire his cousin as his personal driver for the time being. The move comes after Puig has been arrested twice over the past eight months for reckless driving. This was obviously enough to spur Puig to give up the keys for a while.For the record...

Dodgers hotshot Yasiel Puig gives up driving

via video Dodgers second year outfielder Yasiel Puig has been arrested twice in the last months for reckless driving.  Arrest number one came in April when he was caught going 97 mph in a 50 mph zone in Tennessee.   Arrest number two (pictured above)occurred in Florida last month when he was clocked going 110 mph in a 70 mph zone. Bottom line: Puig + car keys = DANGER...

Yasiel Puig Hires Cousin to Drive Him

For all those clamoring about Yasiel Puig being a stupid punk who will never learn his lesson, here is proof that the kid is trying to change his lifestyle. Los Angeles Dodgers president Stan Kasten said he spoke with Puig on Thursday, and the 23-year-old outfielder told him he has hired a cousin to drive him around for the time being. It was surprising to see just how...

Yasiel Puig was speeding with his mom in the car, wore pink shorts (Video)

Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. Yasiel Puig was arrested on reckless driving charges Dec. 28 after being caught driving at alleged speeds of 110 mph down Alligator Alley in Florida. What I didn’t know until now is that his mother and two passengers were in the car with him when he was speeding […]

Dodger Yasiel Puig hires his cousin to drive for him after second arrest for speeding

Tweet Los Angeles Dodgers young star Yasiel Puig has hired a family member to drive him around as a result of being arrested twice in 2013 for speeding and reckless driving. Per ESPN LA, Puig told Dodgers president Stan Kasten that he will be driven around by his cousin from now on after he was clocked going 110 MPH in a 70 zone with his mother in the...

Yasiel Puig Hires Driver After Second Arrest for Speeding

Yasiel Puig is stepping up in a big way and doing a very mature, adult thing. According to ESPN, Puig has hired a driver in the wake of two arrests for speeding in 2013. This is a great thing, and other athletes should take this kind of initiative as well. Dodgers President Stan Kasten seems pleased with his all star outfielder’s decision. “I give him credit for taking that step...

Yasiel Puig Hires a Driver

Today, Yasiel Puig made an adult decision. This should be commended in some way. Instead of a round of applause, we’ll give our approval with poor photoshop work like you see there above (that’s our buddy M.J. Lloyd at the wheel). No, Puig didn’t hire our buddy and podcast mate as his driver/handler. He hired his cousin. “I give him credit for taking that step if nothing...

Can the Dodgers fine Yasiel Puig for those shorts?

Speeding is one thing, but going out in public with pink shorts is whole other thing. Yasiel Puig is a big league player. Big leaguers don't dress like that.

Yasiel Puig hires cousin to drive him

After two incidents of reckless driving in eight months, Yasiel Puig has decided to relinquish the steering wheel. Los Angeles Dodgers president Stan Kasten said he spoke with Puig on Thursday, and the 23-year-old outfielder told him he has hired a cousin to drive him around for the time being. "I give him credit for taking that step if nothing else," Kasten said during...

Yasiel Puig Handcuffed While Rocking Pink Shorts in Dash-Cam Recording of December Speeding Arrest (Video)

Yasiel Puig has made a name for himself both on and off the baseball diamond, but he was his speeding arrest in December that really ruffled some feathers in the Dodgers clubhouse. The organization said in a statement after Puig’s most recent arrest that it was “very disappointed” with his behavior, and that the slip-ups are a “very serious issue” to them. In December,...

Report: Dodgers extend manager Don Mattingly

The Los Angeles Dodgers and manager Don Mattingly have reached an agreement on a contract extension, reports Ramona Shelburne of Mattingly, who was was already under contract for the 2014 season, is 260-225 in his three seasons as Dodgers manager. Last season, the Dodgers fell 9½ games out of first place on June 21, but went on a a franchise-best 42-8 run...
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