Dodgers Video: Yasiel Puig Throws Out Giants’ Brandon Belt At Home Plate

While the Los Angeles Dodgers have worked with Yasiel Puig in recent seasons on improving at the plate and trimming weight...
Via Dodger Blue
51 minutes ago

Yasiel Puig showed the Giants why teams shouldn’t run on his cannon arm (VIDEO)

Yasiel Puig may have cooled down at the plate, but we all know that attempting to run on him is a very bad idea. For some reason, the Giants, who have faced Puig numerous times in divisional matchups, attempted to do that during Monday night’s game. And yeah, you probably know how it ended. It happened in the first inning of the game, when Buster Posey singled to right. Brandon...
Via The Sports Daily
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yasiel Puig makes a ridiculous throw to nail Brandon Belt at the plate

Conventional wisdom in baseball says it’s worth being more aggressive to send a runner from third base with two outs. With two outs, you may consider sending a runner on a play in the outfield that you wouldn’t with less than two outs. If you view a play as a 50/50 chance of scoring, a 50% chance of scoring is still a higher chance of scoring than it would be with the next guy...
Via The Comeback
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yasiel Puig defends Latinos who celebrate

Yasiel Puig has often been criticized for his celebratory methods since joining MLB in 2013.Puig comes from Cuba, where celebrations such as his outlandish bat flips are a big part of the game. There is a culture clash when many of these players come to play baseball in America, because American players consider such actions disrespectful.In an article written by Puig that was published...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Predicting the weirdest MLB injuries of 2017

Baseball always seems to have strange injuries. Already this spring, Cincinnati Reds pitcher Raisel Iglesias injured his elbow and hip falling down in shower. And who can forget Trevor Bauer's infamous drone-related injury during the 2016 postseason?Welcome to the Yardbarker roundtable, where we can't help but recall some of the more ridiculous ways MLB players have been injured...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Puig Has Joined the Merry Band of Fly-Ball Revolutionaries

Perhaps the best athlete, to date, is joining the revolution. Said athlete is Yasiel Puig and said revolution is that of the fly-ball. It seems more and more batters are pushing against traditional coaching orthodoxy and endeavoring to lift the ball in the air. Exhibit A from Thursday afternoon at Dodger Stadium: According to MLB.com’s Austin Laymance, Puig has been working with...
Via Fangraphs
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Yasiel Puig has funny quote about his approach at the plate

Yasiel Puig, once one of the most promising young power hitters in baseball, has been dropped to eighth in the Los Angeles Dodgers’ lineup after an up and down spring. He has responded well thus far, and his simple approach at the plate may have something to do with that.Puig homered and had two hits in a 3-1 win over the San Diego Padres Wednesday night. When speaking with the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Yasiel Puig waves at umpire after getting ejected from game

Yasiel Puig creates must-see TV moments every time he steps foot on the field, even in spring training.Puig wasn’t happy about a questionable called third strike in a recent spring training game, so he responded by slamming his bat down in frustration. Obviously, that little tantrum got him tossed, especially when you consider his reputation.The Dodgers outfielder made his way...
Via The Sports Daily
March 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Puig snaps at 'stupid' question about diminished role

Once one of the biggest up-and-coming stars in MLB, Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig has taken a backseat since last season. In Phoenix, Ariz. for spring training, Puig was asked how he feels about this shift, and he didn’t exactly respond with grace. The previously carefree cadence of his speech was replaced by something angrier, as the former All-Star outfielder said...
Via Sportsnaut
March 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Yasiel Puig’s home burglarized, jewelry stolen

A home owned by Yasiel Puig was burglarized in late February, the Los Angeles Police Department confirmed.Thankfully, no one was home at the time of the break-in, but an estimated $170,000 worth of possessions was stolen. Christina Pascucci of KTLA adds the father of Puig’s girlfriend has been watching the home during Puig’s absence. When reached for comment, Puig declined to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 07, 2017  |  Discuss

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