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Mattingly concerned about Puig saga

Yasiel Puig has presented Don Mattingly with plenty of managerial challenges since arriving in the major leagues last June, but the latest news about the outfielder's perilous escape from Cuba has taken the relationship into new territory. According to two reports, including a lengthy ESPN The Magazine story detailing its five-month investigation, Puig has received death threats...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Yasiel Puig Makes Two Amazing Plays And Error In Crazy Inning (Video)

An over-the-shoulder circus catch, a bad error on a routine fly ball and an amazing throw to gun out a runner at second base. All in one inning. Just another day in the life of Yasiel Puig. The Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder had quite the eventful second inning against the San Francisco Giants on Thursday afternoon, showcasing the best — and worst — of his electrifying talents...
Via NESN.com
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yasiel Puig’s Safety Is A Concern For Dodgers In Wake Of Wild Story

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig has a bright future ahead of him in Major League Baseball. If only he could put his dangerous past behind him. A recent feature in ESPN the Magazine that details Puig’s amazing escape from his native country of Cuba has Dodgers players and coaches concerned for the safety of their young star. The feature story reveals how Puig’s harrowing...
Via NESN.com
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers’ prospect scouting report April 2014: Chris Anderson

While Julio Urias is one of the most prized pitching prospects in the California League, the Dodgers also have the likes of 2013 draftees Tom Windle and Chris Anderson. I was able to see Anderson’s April 13 outing in Modesto against the Rockies’ High-A affiliate, the Nuts. The wind was blow out to right field for most of the afternoon, and he might have been aided by the wind...
Via Dodgers Digest
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers' Chad Billingsley (elbow) - MRI shows only tendonitis

The Los Angeles Dodgers, leading the NL West at 10-6, had a scare yesterday when Chad Billingsley—who is recovering from April 2013 Tommy John surgery—felt something happen during a bullpen session on Tuesday. However, Ken Gurnick of MLB.com reports that an MRI revealed the right hander "has tendinitis in his right elbow, but no further ligament damage." Billingsley...
Via Sports Injury Alert
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw throws another bullpen; not ready for rehab start yet

The best pitcher in baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers left hander Clayton Kershaw, threw an "aggressive" bullpen session on Thursday, reports Ken Gurnick of MLB.com.Kershaw threw 35 pitches, with a five-minute break in between to simulate the up and down of an inning. He threw breaking balls off a mound for the first time and finished with a lively fastball that appeared well...
Via Sports Injury Alert
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers Fans Screwed By TV Deal

Dodgers fans continue to be screwed by the team and the bogus TV deal that keeps millions of fans from watching their beloved boys in blue.  How many hundreds of millions do sports execs have to make before they are full? The problem in case you haven’t heard is that the Dodgers have created their own network with Time Warner as the point man to sell the package to locate cable...
Via Sports Blog Talk
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Must See Replay That Could Only Happen To Yasiel Puig

For nearly a year Yasiel Puig has received more media attention on a national scale than just about anybody in baseball. On Thursday afternoon the flashy right fielder for the Los Angeles Dodgers displayed both the recklessness that has earned the attention and the talent that makes him so exciting to watch. Within a span of a few pitches, Puig dropped a fly ball, forced a runner...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Yasiel Puig Fails And Succeeds In One Play

This is a GIF of Yasiel Puig failing to catch a fly ball but also throwing the runner out at second in one single play.
Via Gamedayr
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

No One Walks Off The Island - Yasiel Puig Story

Just before dawn one day in late April 2012, four young Cubans stood on an otherwise deserted beach, peering hard into the Caribbean darkness. They were trying to escape their native country, and they were waiting for the boat that would take them away. Thirty minutes passed, then 60. Still no boat. Three men and one woman, the group had arrived at the designated spot close to the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mattingly concerned about Puig saga

Yasiel Puig has presented Don Mattingly with plenty of managerial challenges since arriving in the major leagues last June, but the latest news about the outfielder's perilous escape from Cuba has taken the relationship into new territory. According to two reports, including a lengthy ESPN The Magazine story detailing its five-month investigation, Puig has received death threats...
Via Pro Sports Daily
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hyun-Jin Ryu stays perfect on the road in Dodgers' 2-1 victory

Next time Hyun-Jin Ryu starts at home, disguise Dodger Stadium. Put a giant Coke bottle beyond left field. Add a pool in center. Slap Petco Park signs in the dugout or something. Anything to make Ryu believe he’s pitching on the road, where currently he is invincible. Ryu was at it again Thursday afternoon, holding the Giants scoreless in his seven innings to help the Dodgers...
Via Pro Sports Daily
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Yasiel Puig receiving death threats from smugglers

The latest report involving the Dodgers star right-fielder may be the most disturbing yet, and it sounds like something out of an Oliver Stone screenplay. USA Today is reporting that Yasiel Puig has been receiving recent threats on his life. The tale is being told by a Cuban boxer, Yunior Despaigne, who claims he defected Cuba with Puig and is fearful for his own safety, after...
Via BlackSportsOnline
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers 2, Giants 1: Exhale

In between Yasiel Puig doing all the things that make him great – and don’t forget the out-of-nowhere catch that may have saved a run in the eighth inning – there was actually a baseball game today. I know! And once again, Hyun-jin Ryu is making people notice that the Dodgers have more than two outstanding starting pitchers. Ryu shut out the Giants on 112 pitches over seven...
Via Dodgers Digest
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yasiel Puig drops routine fly ball, still gets runner at second (GIF)

Yasiel Puig being Yasiel Puig.During the Los Angeles Dodgers versus San Francisco Giants afternoon game, Yasiel Puig misplayed an easy fly ball from Brandon Belt‘s bat by trying to catch it with one-hand, although Puig quickly picks up the ball and manages to get Belt with a cannon throw to second base.Puig made another exciting play, running all the way to the right field wall...
Via The MLB Nation
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yasiel Puig Just Had The Most Yasiel Puig Inning Ever

We don’t usually do in-game posts, but Yasiel Puig doesn’t usually do, well, this. In the third inning, with one out and Brandon Belt on first, Brandon Hicks lifted an easy fly ball to right field, where Puig lazily tried to one-hand it and let it drop. But before a million columnists could register a billion articles worth of “HE’S RUINING THE GAME!” outrage, Puig made...
Via Dodgers Digest
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Yasiel Puig drops fly ball, then guns out runner

The extremes you experience when dealing with Yasiel Puig are pretty incredible. During the bottom of the second inning between the San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Dodgers Thursday, Brandon Hicks hit a fly ball to right with one out and a man on first. Puig was there to field it and tried to do […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yasiel Puig Hiding Behind Statement

Yasiel Puig’s agent issued a statement that said Puig will not be commenting on the chilling Los Angeles Magazine story that detailed his escape from Cuba. “I’m aware of the recent articles and new accounts. I understand that people are curious and have questions, but I will have no comment on this subject. I’m represented on this matter, and I’m only focused on being a...
Via Sports Blog Talk
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Giants fans’ issues with letter placement results in ‘BAET LA’ derp (video)

Your browser does not support iframes. During Wednesday’s tilt between the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants, a couple of hometown fans at AT&T Park attempted to let some large letters do the talking regarding how they hoped the Giants would beat the Dodgers but instead came up with a hilarious letter placement spelling […] The post Giants fans’ issues with letter...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Giants fans hold letter for 'BEAT LA' out of order

Your browser does not support iframes.Some San Francisco Giants fans had an embarrassing mishap during Wednesday night's game against the visiting L.A. Dodgers when they mistakenly held up the letters to "BEAT LA" in the wrong order.The group of five Giants fans were captured on camera holding up the letters during the top of the seventh. Unfortunately, no one bothered...
Via Holdout Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers' Hanley Ramirez leaves game with hand injury

Dodgers’ Hanley Ramirez left Wednesday’s game against the Giants with an apparent hand injury after he was hit by a pitch on his left hand in the 7th inning. The ball got him on the top of his hand. Ramirez immediately threw his helmet down and the trainers walked him to the dugout.Ramirez is coming out after getting hit on the hand.— Alex Pavlovic (@AlexPavlovic) April 17...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers @ Giants April 16, 2014: The Problem With Juan Uribe’s Offense

Juan Uribe has been getting a lot of praise for his offense so far this year. And rightfully so: Uribe currently leads the Dodgers’ batters in wRC+. However, he’s taken an unusual path to get there. So far this season, Uribe has not drawn a single walk. Including last year’s postseason (when he didn’t draw any walks either), Uribe has gone 101 plate appearances since his...
Via Dodgers Digest
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chad Billingsley dealing with elbow tendinitis

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Chad Billingsley is dealing with tendinitis in his right elbow. Billingsley had a bullpen session cut short on Tuesday after he felt discomfort in the elbow. An MRI has revealed that there is nothing structurally wrong with Billingsley shoulder. The Dodgers had been hoping to have Billingsley back by mid-May but his timetable may be pushed back. He appeared...
Via Tireball.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Yasiel Puig Owns His Fly Out With A Home Run Trot

Yasiel Puig's fly ball to right field was the best looking out you'll see all season. Just take that home run trot right to the dugout, son.
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Yasiel Puig Admired His Fly Out Like a Pro's Pro

You'd think a guy who reportedly went through this would know a home run when he sees one.carmenkiew bwo LBSFollow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home
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