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Dodgers Spring Training: Yasiel Puig Requested To Be In Lineup Against Diamondbacks, Giants To Prepare For Regular Season

Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig enjoyed a resurgent season in 2017, tapping into his power potential...
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1 day ago

Yasiel Puig’s latest injury resulted from new shoes?

Spring training often features interesting injury reports, with MLB players being scratched for obscure reasons.That was certainly the case for Friday’s spring training game between the Dodgers and White Sox, which Yasiel Puig missed for an unorthodox reason.Puig was scratched from the game due to a hip injury, which apparently was caused by the new shoes he was wearing. For the...
Via The Sports Daily
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Yasiel Puig scratched from spring training game with injury caused by new shoes

It’s understandable if MLB players aren’t quite in the best shape yet in the month of February, but Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig brought that to a whole new level this week.Puig was scratched from the team’s spring opener against the Chicago White Sox on Friday, and manager Dave Roberts revealed that it was because of a hip injury caused by Puig’s new shoes, per Andy...
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Agency drops Yasiel Puig as client over ‘behavior’

Wasserman Media Group announced on Wednesday that they have dropped Yasiel Puig as a client.According to SB Nation’s Chris Cotillo, Puig demonstrated “behavior the agency could not accept.” Cotillo further reports that the issue should not lead to action from the Los Angeles Dodgers. Puig, 27, batted .263 with 28 home runs last season for an .833 OPS. He starred in the postseason...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 07, 2018  |  Discuss

Wasserman Agency terminates relationship with Yasiel Puig

The Wasserman agency announced Wednesday that it has “terminated” its relationship with Yasiel Puig. The news, obviously, comes as a surprise given that Puig is a fairly high-profile client that stands to receive a raise on his $7.5MM salary next winter, via arbitration, before reaching free agency as a 28-year-old upon conclusion of the 2019 season. J.P. Hoornstra of the Southern...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
February 07, 2018  |  Discuss

Yasiel Puig allows kids fighting cancer to shave his head for good cause

Dodgers slugger Yasiel Puig recently brought 11 young children from Cedars-Sinai Hospital to Dodger Stadium for a great cause.Puig hosted Puig’s Pizza and Shave Party, and invited the kids battling cancer to help shave his head, so he could help show his support and stand behind them. This great event was part of the Dodgers Love L.A. Community Tour. Props to Puig and his camp for...
Via The Sports Daily
January 26, 2018  |  Discuss

WATCH: Yasiel Puig lets kids battling cancer shave his head to show solidarity

Yasiel Puig welcomed 11 childhood cancer patients from Cedars-Sinai Hospital to Dodger Stadium this week to take part in Puig’s Pizza and Shave Party. And the kids got the chance to shave the Dodgers slugger’s head as part of the festivities.And making the event even more heartwarming? Puig seemed to be having as much fun as the children. The event was part of a week-long Dodgers...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
January 26, 2018  |  Discuss

Report: Red Sox declined Yasiel Puig trade

As Major League Baseball’s offseason trickles along, we’re starving for news. At this point, anything will do. How about some trade rumors? Or in this case, a trade offer that was already proposed and rejected? It turns out that the Los Angeles Dodgers are interested in Boston’s Jackie Bradley, Jr. But the Red Sox aren’t interested in the return—Yasiel Puig.According to Alex Speier...
Via The Sports Post
January 06, 2018  |  Discuss

Yasiel Puig’s home robbed during Game 7 of World Series

Yasiel Puig and the Los Angeles Dodgers were hoping to add a little jewelry to their collection on Wednesday night, but things ultimately went a very different direction.Not only did Puig and the Dodgers lose Game 7 of the World Series to the Houston Astros, but during that crushing loss, Puig had some of his own jewelry stolen right out of his home.TMZ Sports reports that a burglar...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Yasiel Puig signs baseball in memory of fan killed in Vegas massacre

Yasiel Puig and the Los Angeles Dodgers are staring down elimination in the World Series in Tuesday night’s Game 6, but the superstar Dodgers slugger nevertheless took a moment to pay his respects in tribute to a lifelong fan who perished in the Las Vegas massacre earlier this month.TMZ Sports reports that Puig learned that Laura Shipp — a 50-year-old single mother who was among...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
October 31, 2017  |  Discuss

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