• Yasiel Puig says he'll slow down in 2014, but the Dodgers shouldn't tame him completely

    Summary of 5 articles · Updated Feb 18, 2014
    The Dodgers couldn't offer Puig that kind of instruction last year. Legendary pitcher Sandy Koufax, making his first appearance of the spring at the Los Angeles Dodgers' training facility, said he enjoyed watching Yasiel Puig energize the team last summer but would like to see the talented outfielder improve his fundamentals. Here's one thing Yasiel Puig knows that some people might chide him for: His job, at least part of it, is to be an entertainer. If you believe the talk this spring, Puig is, at the very least, trying to appease them a little bit. Pitcher Onelki Garcia, who is also from Cuba, lockers next to Puig and Guerrero at the club's Spring Training facility at Camelback Ranch. "The Cuban players are typically older than a Venezuela player or Dominican player, so they have a different type of experience to them, an international competition experience, and probably have more league play before they sign," Colletti said.
    Source: yahoo.com
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