Yasiel Puig

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Puig’s 4 Hits Help Dodgers Beat Twins, 9-4

Yasiel Puig tied a career high with four hits and drove in two runs and Dan Haren struck out seven in 6 2-3 innings to help the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 9-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins in Game 1 of a day-night doubleheader on Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/01/2014

Yasiel Puig #66 of the Los Angeles Dodgers gets ready to bat against the Colorado Rockies at Dodger Stadium on July 12, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Yasiel Puig’s Thrilling Story Of His Escape From Cuba Is Going Hollywood

The story of Yasiel Puig’s escape from the communist island of Cuba could become a movie very soon.

04/25/2014

Yasiel Puig #66 of the Los Angeles Dodgers gets ready to bat against the Colorado Rockies at Dodger Stadium on July 12, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Florida House Seeks To Change MLB Cuban Player Policy

Major League Baseball would have to change its policy on Cuban players if the Miami Marlins and Tampa Bay Rays want a share of state money that would be set aside for professional sports stadiums under a bill the House passed Friday.

04/25/2014

Josh Beckett #61 of the Los Angeles Dodgers throws a pitch against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Dodger Stadium on April 20, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Puig’s 3-Run Homer Helps Dodgers Take Series From Diamondbacks

Yasiel Puig hit a three-run homer and threw out a runner at second base, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-1 Sunday.

04/20/2014

Los Angeles Dodgers v San Francisco Giants

Ryu Stretches Scoreless Streak To 26 Innings, Leads Dodgers Past Giants 2-1

Hyun-Jin Ryu stretched his road scoreless streak to 26 innings, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Francisco Giants 2-1 Thursday to avoid a sweep.

04/17/2014

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Dodgers Skipper Worries For His Cuban OF Yasiel Puig

Yasiel Puig believes he has the support from his Los Angeles Dodgers teammates and the club to help him keep his focus on baseball despite challenges off the field.

04/17/2014

Yasiel Puig #66 of the Los Angeles Dodgers gets ready to bat against the Colorado Rockies at Dodger Stadium on July 12, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Puig Has ‘No Comment’ On Reports Detailing His Escape From Cuba

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig has no comment on recent reports detailing his escape from Cuba in 2012.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/16/2014

Juan Uribe (R) of the Los Angeles Dodgers is congratulated by Tim Fedorwicz (L) after Uribe's solo home run against the San Francisco Giants in the top of the second inning at AT&T Park on April 15, 2014 in San Francisco, California. All uniformed team members are wearing jersey number 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson Day. (credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Jansen Blows Save, Offense Stalls As Dodgers Fall To Giants 3-2 In Extra Innings

Juan Uribe was 2-for-4 with a solo home run as the Dodgers out-dueled Tim Lincecum in a stalemate on Jackie Robinson Night, 2-1, to open the 2014 season 8-1 on the road for the first time since the 1977 National League Championship run.

04/16/2014

Yasiel Puig #66 of the Los Angeles Dodgers walks to take his positon after grounding out to end the third inning against the Colorado Rockies at Dodger Stadium on July 12, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Article Alleges Dodgers Star Yasiel Puig Dealt With Smugglers, Drug Cartel In Escape From Cuba

The security of Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig may be in question after an article emerged with a number of surprising claims regarding his escape from Cuba to the United States.

04/15/2014

Yasiel Puig #66 of the Los Angeles Dodgers gets ready to bat against the Colorado Rockies at Dodger Stadium on July 12, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Yasiel Puig Back In Dodgers Lineup; Andre Ethier To Play Center, Matt Kemp Benched

Yasiel Puig will be back in the lineup for the first time in four games Friday night when the Dodgers open a three-game series in Arizona.

04/11/2014

Brandon Hicks #14 of the San Francisco Giants tags out Yasiel Puig #66 of the Los Angeles Dodgers at first base on a run down in the third inning during the MLB game at Dodger Stadium on April 5, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Dodgers Scratch Puig From Series Finale With Swollen Thumb

Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig is not in the Los Angeles Dodgers’ lineup for Sunday night’s series finale against San Francisco because of a swollen left thumb.

04/06/2014

San Francisco Giants v Los Angeles Dodgers

Puig Returns, But Giants Beat Dodgers 7-2

Madison Bumgarner struck out 10 while working into the seventh inning and the San Francisco Giants beat Los Angeles 7-2 Saturday as Yasiel Puig returned to the starting lineup for the Dodgers.

04/05/2014

Yasiel Puig #66 of the Los Angeles Dodgers looks on after losing to the St. Louis Cardinals 9-0 in Game Six of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 18, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri. (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Dodgers Outfielder Yasiel Puig Apologizes To Mattingly, Teammates For Arriving Late To Home Opener

Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig said after the game through that he apologized to his teammates and Don Mattingly after arriving 20 minutes late to the ballpark.

04/04/2014

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Dodgers Without Puig Fall To Giants 8-4 In Home Opener

Michael Morse keyed a six-run first inning with a two-run single, and the San Francisco Giants beat Los Angeles 8-4 on Friday, spoiling a Dodgers’ home opener played nearly two weeks after they began the season in Australia.

04/04/2014

Juan Uribe #5 of the Los Angeles Dodgers hits a double during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park April 1, 2014 in San Diego, California. (credit: Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Puig Homers, Uribe 3-For-4 As Dodgers Defeat Padres, 3-2

Yasiel Puig hit his first home run of the season and Juan Uribe was 3-for-4 from the plate as Zack Greinke struck out five in his 2014 debut, and the Dodgers outlasted the San Diego Padres, 3-2.

04/01/2014

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