MIAMI -- The Yasiel Puig Tour hit Miami on Monday night, prompting two rare occurrences.
Puig held just his third press conference since joining the Dodgers on June 3. The others happened when he first arrived in Los Angeles and then on the team's visit to New York to play the Yankees on June 18.
Minutes after his media session concluded Monday, Puig was seen speaking with fellow Cuban Jose Fernandez -- that night's starting pitcher against the Dodgers. Pitchers usually don't speak to many people before a start, especially the opposition.
It's not a stretch to say Puig enjoyed his brief talk with Fernandez more than answering questions.
About 10 minutes before his press conference began, Puig was heard in the Dodgers clubhouse suggesting reporters commit a vile act. A Dodgers spokesperson said the response was in reference to the right fielder being told his Sunday night exploits had been shared on TMZ.com and were not directed at the media in the room.
Puig and teammates Matt ...