YASIEL PUIG RUMORS & GOSSIP

Neris' stumble adds to Phils' closer questions

Yasiel Puig, Cody Bellinger and Justin Turner hit back-to-back-to-back home runs in the bottom of the ninth inning Saturday night to hand the Phillies a stunning 6-5 loss at Dodger Stadium.
Via Phillies.com
58 minutes ago

Dodgers Video: Yasiel Puig, Cody Bellinger And Justin Turner Hit Back-To-Back-To-Back Home Runs

The Los Angeles Dodgers had managed just two runs on five hits through eight innings against Philadelphia Phillies pitchers...
Via Dodger Blue
1 hour ago

Dodgers blast 3 straight HRs, walk off in 9th

Dodger Stadium literally rocked Saturday night. Yasiel Puig, Cody Bellinger and Justin Turner hit back-to-back-to-back home runs in the bottom of the ninth inning against Phillies closer Hector Neris to spark an incredible comeback in a 6-5 victory.
Via Dodgers.com
3 hours ago

Puig and new plate discipline

Puig and his new plate discipline By Cary Osborne The word incredible is not too big to describe Yasiel Puig’s plate discipline this season. Puig has 13 walks through 22 games in 91 plate appearances. His walk rate is more than double what it was last season — 14.3 percent to 6.5 percent. His career high is 10.5 percent in 2014. Puig walked 24 times in 104 games in 368...
Via Dodgers Insider
2 days ago

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
11 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...
Via Yardbarker
22 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
22 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
23 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
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