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  1. Puig reflects on homeland in documentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Los Angeles Dodgers

    Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig talks about fulfilling his Major League dream and his desire to play for his native Cuba in the World Baseball Classic in a new episode of "MLB Network Presents" titled "Cuba: Island of Baseball," which debuts Tuesday at 6 p.m. PT. This episode of the documentary series looks closely at the history of Cuban baseball players leaving their country for the U.S. to pursue an MLB career, as Puig did in 2012.


  2. Plan in place as Urias strives for peak fitnessRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 7 | Los Angeles Dodgers

    The club's Winter Meetings news has included offseason desires for outfielder Yasiel Puig to get leaner, starting pitcher Kenta Maeda to add muscle for endurance and now starter Julio Urias to trim down. "The player is taking the initiative to get in the best shape possible," said general manager Farhan Zaidi.


  3. Baseball's Most Handsome ManagersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 6 | MSNBC

    ... a stress level that made Don Mattingly look like this, often: Roberts, however, dealt with the same stuff - the Yasiel Puig drama, the expectations that come with the Dodgers payroll AND he dealt with Clayton Kershaw getting injured - yet he always ...


  4. Cuba's underground window into American baseballRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 6 | GantDaily.com

    ... dream of playing Major League Baseball - following in the footsteps of Cuban defectors like Orlando Hernandez or Yasiel Puig. But in a country where television is state-run, and Internet is expensive and slow, actually watching those Cuban stars in ...


  5. Roberts believes upbeat Puig can help DodgersRead the original story

    Monday Dec 5 | Major League Baseball

    ... August that would have brought Braun to Los Angeles for a package that reportedly would have included outfielder Yasiel Puig , who had a stint in the Minors this year after hitting .260 with an OPS of .706 in his first 81 games of 2016. With a trade ...


  6. Dodgers would like Yasiel Puig to lose some weightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 5 | The Press-Enterprise

    Manager Dave Roberts said Monday that the organization would like Puig to lose some weight, although he wouldn't specify how much. He said Puig will be in Los Angeles in early January to work with the trainers on slimming down.


  7. Adrian Gonzalez to play in World Baseball Classic; which Dodgers will join him?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 5 | True Blue LA

    ... Verdugo did play center field for Mexico in those two games, and is an option to play for them again in March. Yasiel Puig in October expressed a desire to play for Mexico -- he established residency there in 2012 before signing with the Dodgers - ...


  8. Dodgers Notes: Team would like Yasiel Puig to lose some weightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 5 | The Orange County Register

    Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said Monday that the organization would like outfielder Yasiel Puig to lose some weight, although he wouldn't specify how much. 'With Yasiel, there is so much natural strength, it's more trying to focus on leaning out a little bit,' Roberts said of Puig, who was listed at 240 pounds last season.


  9. Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw begins offseason throwing programRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 5 | Los Angeles Times

    ... pride in. I feel like I owe it to the team to do that." For the second winter in a row, the Dodgers have asked Yasiel Puig to reduce the bulk from his frame, which some evaluators believe has hampered his ability to be effective at the plate in ...


  10. Linda Robertson: Fidel Castro's ideal of amateur sport for Cuba lies in ashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 3 | ArcaMax Publishing

    ... started the exodus in 1991, some 350 players have chosen to flee and that two dozen Cuban-born stars such as Yasiel Puig, Yoenis Cespedes and Jose Abreu were on Major League Baseball rosters last season with contracts totaling more than $250 ...


  11. 3 Outfielder Trade TargetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 2 | True Blue LA

    ... only be the start. The Dodgers have a solid group of outfielders with Joc Pederson, Andre Ethier, Andrew Toles, Yasiel Puig, and Trayce Thompson among others. However, none of them qualify as true stars and the corner outfield spots could both be ...


  12. Bleacher Report Predicts Landing Spots for Top 25 MLB Free Agents, Trade TargetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 2 | BleacherReport

    ... 30 home runs. If the right offer doesn't come along this winter, he could be a hot commodity come July. , but a Yasiel Puig-for-Ryan Braun trade would be a dandy that would go a long way toward solving the Dodgers' weakness against left-handed ...


  13. Yasiel Puig-for-Ryan Braun Blockbuster Worth the Risk for Both SidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | BleacherReport

    ... is This barely classifies as newsworthy, but heard from rival execs that the Dodgers remain open to trading Yasiel Puig this winter. Meanwhile in Milwaukee, Braun and the Brewers haven't pushed thoughts of a trade out of sight or out of mind. ...


  14. Looking back on the past 4 Octobers and a brief look aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 28 | True Blue LA

    ... the last time the Dodgers reached the NLCS, the lineup was full of talented veterans along with the young rookie Yasiel Puig. The average age of the starting lineup was 30 years old, and it was a win now type of team that emerged from the ruins of ...


  15. MLB Hot Stove Rumors: Dodgers remain open to trading Yasiel PuigRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 28 | CBS Sports

    ... Upton used to occupy the position, then David Price . Now? The spot belongs to Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig , who just authored a disappointing season by hitting .263/.323/.416 with 11 home runs. The latest reminder that Puig is on the ...


  16. Los Angeles Dodgers: Call Me Crazy - Yasiel Puig Could Play 3BRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 27 | Call to the Pen

    With insane athletic ability, Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig will always have the aura of potential circling around his head. Yasiel Puig has been the most entertaining, and head-scratching, player since his arrival in 2013.


  17. MLB in Cuba? Imagine the possibilities in the post-Fidel Castro ageRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 26 | Sporting News

    ... leaving the island began to increase. Today we celebrate the feats - on and off the field - of Yoenis Cespedes, Yasiel Puig, Jose Abreu, Raisel Iglesias and many more players who made it and are now making millions. Now that Fidel Castro is dead, ...


  18. The Boston Red Sox spent more than $62 million to acquireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 24 | Lake Country Reporter

    ... players relying on smugglers to get them out of the island in pursuit of baseball riches, as exemplified by Yasiel Puig's odyssey when he escaped through Mexico in 2012. He eventually signed a seven-year, $42 million contract with the Los Angeles ...


  19. Baseball MVP Kris Bryant Of Cubs Showed Off Skills To Chattanoogans in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 23 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Jackie Robinson, Harmon Killebrew, Ferguson Jenkins, Dale Murphy, Cal Ripken Jr., Yasiel Puig, and even Bo Jackson and Michael Jordan, among many others. After being drafted as the second player overall in the 2013 draft ...


  20. Announcing the Offseason MaiLLbagRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 22 | Lookout Landing

    ... their rotation? What is the future of Mike Zunino? What right fielder should the M's trade for and why is it Yasiel Puig? Any beer recommendations from a nearby brewery that does not have a nautical vessel? Whatever it may be, we're excited to hear ...