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Podcast: ‘Dugout Blues’ episode 131 – Cy Young debate, Puig DL, Sept. roster

On this episode of “Dugout Blues,” Jared Massey (Dodgers Nation) and I talk rejoice in a pretty good week for the Dodgers. Consider last week was so awful, this was a welcome sight. We recorded before Sunday’s game ended, so we didn’t get a chance to talk about Jake Arrieta‘s no-hitter. Breaking news: He’s really good at pitching. Arrieta improved his Cy Young chances...
Via Dodgers Digest
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers' Yasiel Puig lands on DL with strained hamstring

LOS ANGELES (AP) The Los Angeles Dodgers put Yasiel Puig on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring, the same injury that sidelined him earlier in the season. The outfielder injured himself in the ninth inning of Thursday's 1-0 win at Cincinnati. Puig had hit safely in his last 10 games before getting hurt. He was hitting .256 with 11 homers and 38 RBIs in 77 games...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Yasiel Puig says recent hamstring injury worse than initial strain

Just as Yasiel Puig began to gain traction at the plate again recently, it appears as though he'll be sidelined for at least a couple days. In the ninth inning of the Dodgers' 1-0 win over the Reds in Cincinnati on Thursday, Puig re-injured his right hamstring while beating out an infield single. After missing five weeks earlier in the season with a strained left hamstring, Puig...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Puig confident he'll snap out of slump down stretch, in postseason

Yasiel Puig is one of the most unique talents inbaseball, but his production has waned this season, buoying concerns that hemight falter in the postseason for the third-consecutive year.While the 24-year-old right fielder got off to a hotstart at the plate this season, his offensive numbers have dipped over the pasttwo months, which has many wondering if the rigors of a full season...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers' Puig has mild hamstring strain, should avoid DL

  Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig had an MRI exam on his injured right hamstring Wednesday that shows a mild strain, and the medical staff doesn't expect him to need a stint on the disabled list. Puig is sitting out the Wednesday afternoon interleague finale against the Oakland Athletics and with Thursday's off day will have two full days of rest. The hope is he will...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers 4, Phillies 3: Yasiel Puig Homer Helps Lead LOB City To Win

The Dodgers scraped together a win against the Phillies, 4-3, despite leaving a billion men stranded on the bases (or 12, whatever). The offense did get off to a fast start, though, as a Yasiel Puig three-run homer in the first inning vaulted the Dodgers to an early 3-0 lead. The Phillies came back with a run in the third after Maikel Franco hit an 0-2 fastball up and out of the...
Via Dodgers Digest
August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Yasiel Puig stars in newest This is SportsCenter ad

Now that Yasiel Puig is no longer a walking lightning rod for stodgy old baseball writers who believe in THE UNWRITTEN RULES OF BASEBALL, he can live and function like other normal athletes.  That means a This is SportsCenter commercial for the Dodgers star.  This one centers on Puig as an office worker using walk-up music for a powerpoint presentation in the office.  But the...
Via Awful Announcing
August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Puig: Broke out of slump by playing baseball video games

Yasiel Puig, mired in a slump, somewhat broke out of his hitting funk in the Los Angeles Dodgers’ 10-7 win over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday, going 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBI. The young slugger, batting only .195 in July, was having an especially rough go of it over the past week,...Read More The post Yasiel Puig says he broke out of slump by playing baseball...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Dodgers make Yasiel Puig available in trade

Remember the Summer of Puig in 2013? When Cuban outfielder Yasiel Puig stormed into Major League Baseball as a 22-year-old and posted a WAR of 5.0 in just 104 games while galvanizing the entire Los Angeles Dodgers franchise? Yeah, that seems like a long time ago, as the Dodgers are now reportedly ready to move on from the former All-Star. Bob Nightengale reports that the Dodgers...
Via Rumors and Rants
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants analyst calls Yasiel Puig ‘young and dumb’

Giants broadcaster Mike Krukow has never been afraid to say something controversial. Last May, he speculated that the best explanation for Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki hitting .571 at Coors Field was stealing signs. Months later, Krukow accused the Cubs of deliberately preventing its grounds crew from rolling out the tarp during a downpour to nab a rain-shortened 2-0 win...
Via Awful Announcing
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

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