Yasiel Puig RUMORS & NEWS

  • Yasiel Puig not pleased with Gold Glove snub

    Fanrag Sports "Many thought that Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig deserved to win the Gold Glove for right field in the National League this season. As it turns out, Chicago Cubs right fielder Jason Heyward was the selection for the fourth year in a row. Puig was not pleased." November 08

  • Yasiel Puig Says He Has 'Too Much F--king Money in My Life' After Burglary

    Bleacher Report "Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig did not seem too disturbed by the home burglary that took place last week. "I have too much f--king money in my life," Puig told TMZ Sports. "I ain't worried about that s--t. I have a f--king lot of money." TMZ posted the NSFW video on YouTube." November 06

  • Dodgers Star Yasiel Puig Robbed by Burglars During World Series Loss

    TMZ "This ain't the double play Yasiel Puig needed -- while he and the Dodgers were losing Game 7 of the World Series, a burglar hit his house and made off with jewelry ... TMZ Sports has learned. The burglar busted a window in Puig's San Fernando Valley home to get in, which set off an alarm ......" November 02

  • Yasiel Puig Guarantees Dodgers Will Force Game 7 of World Series

    Bleacher Report "For the second time this series, the Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros put on an all-time classic that resulted in an extra-inning loss for Los Angeles. Now facing the brink of elimination with Justin Verlander set to start Game 6 for the Astros, Yasiel Puig is taking his shot. "My team..." October 30

  • Yasiel Puig pokes Keith Olbermann over bat flips on Twitter, eventually makes peace

    Awful Announcing "Among current MLB players, there may be no more polarizing figure than Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig. Some think he brings fun and enthusiasm to baseball, while others feel that he disrespects the game — especially when arguably overreacting to a play that doesn’t warrant such a..." October 16

  • Dodgers teammates enjoy Puig's antics: 'I don't care if he gets naked'

    USA Today "He makes the Los Angeles Dodgers want to punish him, bench him, or even give up on him, believing he’ll never become the man they ever envisioned. Yep, kind of like your own kids. Then, there are days like Saturday, when the Dodgers laugh at his silly bat flips, look the other way when he..." October 15

  • Yasiel Puig Benched For Arriving Late To Team Workout

    Real GM Baseball "Yasiel Puig arrived late to the ballpark Monday and was benched by the Los Angeles Dodgers. Puig wasn't in the lineup on Sunday, either, after he made a base-running error the previous day. "Yasiel has been great all year, but to be frank, there was a situation where he was supposed to be on..." September 26

  • Roberts frustrated with Puig: I need players 'I can trust'

    Orange County Register "Dodgers manager Dave Roberts assured reporters that Yasiel Puig’s ankle was not keeping the right fielder out of Sunday’s lineup. Puig was caught stealing second base to end Saturday night’s game, a 2-1 loss. Afterward, Puig said through an interpreter that he felt pain in his ankle the moment..." September 24

  • Yasiel Puig after walk-off win: ‘I’ll see you in the World Series’

    Larry Brown Sports "The Los Angeles Dodgers entered the ninth inning trailing 4-3 against the Chicago White Sox Wednesday night, but that was not enough to keep them from winning their MLB-best 85th game of the year. Yasiel Puig played the role of hero, and he capped it off with a very bold prediction. Puig drove..." August 17

  • Dave Roberts Says Yasiel Puig Overreacted to Inside Pitch from Jose Urena

    Bleacher Report "Tempers flared in South Florida on Saturday night when Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Urena threw a fastball inside against Yasiel Puig in the second inning that riled up the Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder. After the pitch cut hard across the batter's box, Puig took a couple steps toward the mound..." July 16

  • Marlins pitcher calls Yasiel Puig 'a little baby' after benches-clearing incident

    CBS Sports "The Dodgers thumped the Marlins on Saturday night by a score of 7-1 (box score), and along the way rookie Cody Bellinger hit for the cycle. This game also occasioned a benches-clearing incident between Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig and Marlins right-hander Jose Urena ... That was nothing..." July 16

  • Yasiel Puig's Suspension Rescinded by MLB, Will Make Charitable Donation Instead

    Bleacher Report "Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig will not serve a suspension after all. According to Ken Gurnick of MLB.com, his one-game ban was rescinded Tuesday, and Puig will instead make a charitable donation. Puig was initially suspended for making an obscene gesture toward Cleveland..." June 28

  • Mets' Flores: Puig doesn't understand 'having respect for the game'

    MLB.com "As Yasiel Puig began his jog around the bases after belting a three-run home run in the fourth inning of the Dodgers' 8-2 victory on Wednesday, Mets first baseman Wilmer Flores had words for Puig. Puig decided to take a little extra time to watch his 13th home run of the season -- taking 32..." June 22

  • Yasiel Puig says he was forced to stop having fun, doesn’t feel like same player

    Larry Brown Sports "When Yasiel Puig first came into the majors with the Los Angeles Dodgers, he looked like one of baseball’s next superstars. Four years later, the outfielder is hitting just barely over .240 after an underwhelming 2016 season. You can blame baseball’s unwritten rules for that. As part of an..." June 19

  • Dodgers' Julio Urias to get shoulder examined; Yasiel Puig appeals MLB punishment for gesture

    Los Angeles Times "A fitful season for Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias took a concerning turn this week, and now the left-hander is headed back to Los Angeles so team doctor Neal ElAttrache can examine his sore left shoulder. The triple-A Oklahoma City Dodgers placed Urias on the disabled list Wednesday. Urias..." June 15

  • Yasiel Puig suspended one game for obscene gesture in Cleveland

    USA Today "Yasiel Puig was suspended one game and fined by Major League Baseball for his obscene gesture to Cleveland Indians fans during a game at Progressive Field on Tuesday. Puig, the Los Angeles Dodgers' occasionally mercurial outfielder, appealed the suspension and is expected to play tonight. " June 14

  • Dodgers Yasiel Puig on gesture toward Indians fans: 'I stooped to their level'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig says he reacted and stooped to the level of Cleveland Indians fans who were heckling him Tuesday when he made an obscene gesture toward the stands after hitting a home run. "It happened suddenly," Puig said through a translator after Los Angeles' 7-5 win. "It's..." June 14

  • Yasiel Puig flipped off hecklers at Progressive Field

    Hardball Talk "Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig was on the receiving end of some jeers from Indians fans at Progressive Field during Tuesday night’s game against the Indians. He responded by flipping them the double bird after homering in the top of the second inning. Chad Moriyama of Dodgers Digest captured a..." June 14