Yasiel Puig RUMORS & NEWS

  • Dodgers’ Yasiel Puig snaps at ‘stupid’ question about his diminished role

    Los Angeles Times "Yasiel Puig stared into the distance. He pursed his lips and contemplated his response. He clearly didn’t like the question, which was basically this: How did he feel about no longer being considered an essential part of the Dodgers? The previously carefree cadence of his speech was replaced..." March 12

  • Top eight most annoying MLB players

    Sportsnaut "Most of the time when it comes to favoring a team, certain MLB players won’t deter you from standing a few extra minutes in line waiting for an autograph. Even if that player’s makeup isn’t exactly warm and uplifting. On the other hand, there are some players that have a tendency (or three) to..." March 08

  • Yasiel Puig's L.A. Home Hit by Burglars, $500k In Jewelry Gone

    TMZ "Yasiel Puig is the latest victim in a string of celeb burglaries in L.A. -- this time, crooks broke into the baseball star's L.A. home while he was in Arizona with the Dodgers for Spring Training and made off with more than half a million bucks in bling. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ Sports..." March 07

  • Puig welcomes 2nd son, Daniel

    UPI "Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig welcomed the birth of his second son Thursday. Puig, 26, posted a photo on social media from the hospital. "Introducing to the world my big boy Daniel Sebastian Puig! Thanks God #puigbabyboy #puigyourfriend #babypuig," Puig wrote." February 03

  • Despite trade rumors, Yasiel Puig hopes to remain with the Dodgers

    ESPN "A contrite Yasiel Puig expressed Saturday a desire to remain with the Los Angeles Dodgers, and he put the blame for his turbulent 2016 season squarely on his own broad shoulders. Speaking to reporters at the team's annual fan festival, Puig was asked if he was surprised that he has remained..." January 29

  • Friedman talks Puig's upside, LA's offseason

    MLB.com "With the offseason beginning to wind down, Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman addressed some of the question marks surrounding his club on Wednesday at a news conference with free-agent signees Kenley Jansen and Justin Turner. Friedman said the Dodgers still don't know..." January 12

  • Yasiel Puig Will Not Opt Into Arbitration

    MLB Trade Rumors "Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig has elected to keep his guarantee over the following two seasons rather than opting into arbitration, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports on Twitter. That’s the opposite choice from that made yesterday by White Sox slugger Jose Abreu, who faced a similar — but hardly..." November 15

  • Zaidi: Dodgers, Puig in a 'much better place' now

    Long Beach Press-Telegram "Yasiel Puig has worked his way back into the Dodgers plans. It remains to be seen just what those plans are. Puig’s roller coaster career with the Dodgers started heading back up in September, after he returned from what was a successful rebirth of sorts at Triple-A. “He did everything we..." November 11

  • Yasiel Puig Wants to Represent Mexico at World Baseball Classic

    The Comeback "Yasiel Puig was born and raised in Cuba, but if he has his wish, he’ll be representing Mexico at the World Baseball Classic. Puig and Mexico WBC Edgar Gonzalez spoke to Jon Morosi of the MLB Network, where Puig revealed his hopes to suit up for team Mexico at the upcoming international baseball..." October 12

  • Young Dodgers fan does 50 push-ups for Puig's bat

    USA Today "Jokester Yasiel Puig noticed a young fan who was holding up a sign that said he'd do push-ups in exchange for a bat on Thursday before the Dodgers game vs. the Padres. Puig agreed and had the kid do 50 push-ups. I'm not sure if he did all 50 since this video only shows a portion of what happened,..." September 30