• Needing outfield help, Dodgers hope Puig is spark

    Summary of 36 articles · Updated Jun 12, 2013
    There's no need to make room for Puig in the outfield. The Dodgers are happy to have Puig, too. While the rest of the Dodgers can't do much right and make everything look difficult, Puig makes the game look easy. "I'm real excited," Puig said through an interpreter, "and want to help the Dodgers fight the battle. Back to Puig: What about his baseball card? It's already hard to buy. And pronounce. Kevin Kennedy, a Major League manager for four seasons and baseball lifer, had a one-word response to the way Yasiel Puig ended his first big league game on Monday night with a 260-foot strike that became a double play and a 2-1 Dodgers victory at the expense of the stunned Padres. No matter how well the 22-year-old rookie plays, he can't always make the Dodgers win, but he makes them more enjoyable to watch on a nightly basis.
    • The Juice: Yasiel Puig ejected in Dodgers benches-clearing win against D-backs; Hello, Gerrit Cole!

      The Juice returns for season No. 6! It's almost eligible for free-agency! Stop by daily for news from the action, along with great photos, stats, video highlights and more. Hey, another first came Tuesday night for new Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Pu…
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    • Dodgers rally past D-backs following fracas

      In a game highlighted by a brawl that involved both players and coaches, Tim Federowicz hit a go-ahead three-run double in the eighth inning to help the Los Angeles Dodgers rally for a 5-3 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.
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    • Yasiel Puig gets beaned, setting off two bench-clearing shoving matches by Dodgers and D-backs

      The lesson from Tuesday's Dodgers-Diamondbacks game: If you hit rookie phenom Yasiel Puig in the face with a pitch, things are going to get ugly.Puig was beaned by Arizona Diamondbacks starter Ian Kennedy in the sixth inning, setting off a series of con…
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    • Puig hit; Dodgers, D-backs retaliate, brawl

      Los Angeles Dodgers rookie Yasiel Puig was hit by a pitch from Arizona's Ian Kennedy in the sixth inning Tuesday night, and a fight between the teams erupted after retaliatory throws from both sides.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Yasiel Puig Takes Fastball To Face, Stays In Game, Sparks Huge Brawl

      Dodgers superman Yasiel Puig continues to impress, and his latest feat is taking a fastball to the face and managing to get up and take his base-something that eventually led to a big fight.Read more...
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    • Gerardo Parra cuts down Yasiel Puig, robs another Dodgers player of hit during defensive clinic

      Your browser does not support iframes. When the Los Angeles Dodgers get together and vote for Gold Glove outfielders, they had better remember what Gerardo Parra of the Arizona Diamondbacks did to them Monday night at Dodger Stadium. As The Stew mention…
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    • Pick your favorite Yasiel Puig T-shirt

      When you earn four curtain calls in your first five games at the major league level, you've already proven yourself worthy of your very own T-shirt. On Friday night, the Los Angeles Dodgers obliged their rookie sensation, Yaisel Puig, and honored him wi…
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    • The Juice: Yasiel Puig ties game with home run, Dodgers win in 10 on walk-off wild pitch

      Your browser does not support iframes. The Juice returns for season No. 6! It's almost eligible for free-agency! Stop by daily for news from the action, along with great photos, stats, video highlights and more. The legend of Yasiel Puig grows. In only …
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    • Puig on historic run after second homer against Braves

      Puig on historic run after second homer against Braves
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    • Bryce Harper or Yasiel Puig: Which player would you rather have on your team?

      Less than a week into Yasiel Puig's MLB career and we're already measuring him against Bryce Harper. It would seem crazy - if not for how great Puig has been since getting his big league call-up earlier this week. Harper vs. Puig? Harper you've seen mor
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    • Watch: Puig hits grand slam, Vin Scully can't believe it

      Watch: Puig hits grand slam, Vin Scully can't believe it
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    • Yasiel Puig’s legend grows: He hits first career grand slam, shows off his celebration dance

      The moment Yasiel Puig jumped from successful rookie to full-blown baseball phenomenon was the very next pitch after Hanley Ramirez walked to load the bases in the eighth inning of Thursday's Dodgers-Braves game. Puig already had one hit in the game. An…
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    • Many rookies shining outside of the spotlight

      While players like Yasiel Puig, Evan Gattis, Hyun-Jin Ryu and other closely-watched prospects soak up the rookie spotlight, there has been a fair share of new talent that has also emerged, primarily under the radar.
      Source: MLB.com
    • Yasiel Puig Clubs Two Homers In Second MLB Game

      Yasiel Puig is not fucking around. After wowing everyone with his cannon of an arm in his major league debut, the rookie decided to show off his skills with the bat last night in his second game with the Dodgers.Read more...
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    • The Juice: Puig-mania! Yasiel homers twice, drives in five runs in second game

      The Juice returns for season No. 6! It's almost eligible for free-agency! Stop by daily for news from the action, along with great photos, stats, video highlights and more. Just imagine what Yasiel Puig will do in his third game. One night after helping…
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    • Yasiel Puig Made Quite An Impression In His MLB Debut

      22-year-old Cuban defector Yasiel Puig made his debut for the Dodgers last night, and what a debut it was. His entry in the box score-two singles in four at-bats-may not look very impressive, but the rocket he threw from the right-field warning track
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    • Dodgers expected to activate Hanley on Tuesday

      The Dodgers are expected to activate Hanley Ramirez from the disabled list on Tuesday. The shortstop made his third Minor League rehab appearance on Monday with no apparent issues from a strained left hamstring.
      Source: MLB.com
    • Yasiel Puig makes ridiculous throw for game-ending double play in major league debut

      The bat was OK, and promises to do more. But the arm. Oh, the arm is already ready for a closeup. Yasiel Puig made his much-anticipated major league debut Monday night a memorable one by using his powerful and accurate right arm to complete a game-endin…
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    • Dodgers put Crawford on DL, start OF Puig

      The Dodgers started top outfield prospect Yasiel Puig in right field and in the leadoff spot for Monday night's game against the San Diego Padres and put Carl Crawford, the team's everyday leadoff hitter, on the DL with a strained left hamstring.
      Source: ESPN.com

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