Stories tagged: Yasiel Puig
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 5, 2017, 10:12 p.m.
Baseball capsules: Dodgers hit five homers for 43rd win in last 50 games
Yasiel Puig hit a tiebreaking homer in the seventh inning and the thundering Los Angeles Dodgers went deep five times, rallying past the host New York Mets 7-4 on Saturday …
Fri., July 14, 2017, 10:55 p.m.
Baseball capsules: Los Angeles Dodgers rally for seventh consecutive win
Yasiel Puig hit his second homer of the game with two outs in the ninth inning Friday night, and the three-run shot helped the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Miami …
Wed., June 14, 2017, 7:31 p.m.
Yasiel Puig fined, suspended 1 game for gesture
Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig has been suspended one game and fined by Major League Baseball for making an obscene gesture to Indians fans on Tuesday night in Cleveland.
Fri., Sept. 2, 2016, 8:39 p.m.
Yasiel Puig returns to Dodgers after demotion to minors
Yasiel Puig returned to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday, seemingly chastened by a monthlong demotion to the minors to work on his hitting and his attitude.
Mon., Aug. 1, 2016, 6:45 p.m.
Baseball notebook: Red Sox slugger Ortiz records wake-up calls for Boston kids
Nothing like a pre-dawn phone call from Red Sox slugger David Ortiz to get you out of bed in the morning. At least that’s the idea behind a Boston Public …
Fri., March 4, 2016, 6:05 p.m.
Column: Baseball keeps sending the wrong message to its fans
From Yoenis Cespedes turning spring training into a luxury car show to having to pay up to $49 to watch a game that doesn’t count, baseball doesn’t seem the least …
Thu., Feb. 25, 2016, 6:47 p.m.
Newsmakers: Johnny Manziel case headed to grand jury
Dallas police said Thursday they have referred their domestic violence case against
Fri., May 23, 2014
Yasiel Puig polishes game, goes on tear for Dodgers
NEW YORK – Yasiel Puig knew the question was coming. What about that rocket throw to third base Tuesday night? The one you made when the inning was already over?
Fri., April 18, 2014
Dodgers’ Yasiel Puig focuses on baseball despite issues
SAN FRANCISCO – 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 …
Fri., April 18, 2014
Affidavit: Smuggler threats follow Yasiel Puig from Cuba
MIAMI – The smugglers who helped Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig leave Cuba on a speedboat have made death threats against him and against a Cuban boxer who says …
Thu., April 17, 2014
Baseball notes: Puig won’t comment on magazine article
In a statement issued by his agent Wednesday, the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Yasiel Puig said he won’t be saying anything about the recent Los Angeles Magazine article detailing his escape …
Sat., April 5, 2014
Yanks’ Tanaka solid in debut
Masahiro Tanaka got a startling welcome to the major leagues when the Japanese star gave up a home run to Toronto’s Melky Cabrera on his third big league pitch. Provided …
Sun., July 14, 2013
Plaschke: Rivals cast Puig as Public Enemy No. 1
PHOENIX – Just when the baseball world thought it had seen everything that Yasiel Puig could become, the Los Angeles Dodgers phenom has added yet another tool. It’s not as …