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.
The story of Yasiel Puig’s escape from the communist island of Cuba could become a movie very soon.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig has no comment on recent reports detailing his escape from Cuba in 2012.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.