Yasiel Puig RUMORS & NEWS

  • Yasiel Puig scratched from spring training game with injury caused by new shoes

    Larry Brown Sports "It’s understandable if MLB players aren’t quite in the best shape yet in the month of February, but Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig brought that to a whole new level this week. Puig was scratched from the team’s spring opener against the Chicago White Sox on Friday, and manager Dave..." February 23

  • Yasiel Puig fired by his agent over a reported behavioral issue

    CBS Sports "To hear of players changing agents isn't all too uncommon, but hearing the opposite is a rarity. Wednesday, though, we saw a case. The Wasserman Agency emailed a statement to reporters saying it has "terminated" its "professional relationship" with Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig. No further..." February 07

  • Red Sox turn down trade for Dodgers OF Yasiel Puig

    Sporting News "The Red Sox turned down a trade involving Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig for Jackie Bradley Jr., according to FanRag Sports. Bradley was unable to build off his breakthrough 2016 last season, but he rallied after the All-Star break to slash .245/.323/.402 with 17 home runs and 63 RBIs. He hit..." January 08

  • The Dodgers floated Puig for Bradley Jr. trade, which tells us a lot

    Boston Globe "Part of the baseball offseason’s fascination and illumination is provided not by the deals that get done but by those that don’t. Winter provides the freedom to shape rosters in any number of ways, permitting teams to entertain a wide array of ideas about how to build their rosters. In most..." January 05

  • 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

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