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Yasiel Puig

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  • In MLB, there's no such thing as runaway spending

    In MLB, there's no such thing as runaway spending
    After making Billy Williams the Cubs' first $100,000 player in 1973, owner P.K. Wrigley told the left fielder "you fellows are going to price yourself out of baseball." Four decades later, $100 million contracts are commonplace and the players still...
  • National League preview

    National League preview
    (In predicted order of finish) East Division Nationals: Sputtered under the spotlight in 2013, but addition of Doug Fister gives them the NL's best rotation. Braves: Season-ending elbow injuries to starters Kris Medlen and Brandon Beachy figures...
  • Letters: Sweet or sour ending for Bruins?

    Letters: Sweet or sour ending for Bruins?
    Not sure which game Bill Plaschke was watching when he wrote such glowing compliments of UCLA's Sweet 16 performance against Florida. Defense wins games in the tournament, and the Bruins' defense, absent for much of the season, was AWOL as Florida...
  • Yasiel Puig needs to learn tough lesson from Dodgers

    Yasiel Puig needs to learn tough lesson from Dodgers
    The Dodgers returned home for the traditional start of the 2014 season with fresh Australian victories, renewed championship hopes, and a battered chunk of familiar baggage. All of this lugging around of the constant turmoil that is Yasiel Puig is...
  • Matt Kemp could rejoin Dodgers next week . . . or not

    Matt Kemp could rejoin Dodgers next week . . . or not
    Matt Kemp is coming! Matt Kemp is coming! Exactly when is another matter. Currently on the 15-day disabled list, he cannot be activated until April 4 — and could be. "It's a possibility," Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly said. Kemp also could...
  • Dodgers on the minds of MLB players, survey says

    Dodgers on the minds of MLB players, survey says
    They love you, they hate you, they can’t get enough of you. Baseball fans? Yeah, sure, but now we’re talking actual baseball players. ESPN has released the results of a survey of 143 major leaguers and there were Dodgers all over it. The...
  • Dodgers' Dee Gordon works toward becoming the starting second baseman

     Dodgers' Dee Gordon works toward becoming the starting second baseman
    Having fulfilled his initial goal of making the Dodgers' opening-day roster, Dee Gordon now has a new ambition. "Do what I can to be the starting second baseman, just show them they can trust me and give them confidence that I can be their guy every...
  • Fantasy baseball: Spring-training trends to watch

    Fantasy baseball: Spring-training trends to watch
    As the season quickly approaches, we find ourselves with three weeks worth of spring training stats. Although analyzing spring training performance can be tricky, 15-plus games is a significant sample size, roughly 10 percent of a full MLB season. Let&...
  • Dodgers return from Down Under with a few nagging concerns

    Dodgers return from Down Under with a few nagging concerns
    SYDNEY, Australia — The Dodgers won their two games in Australia. Now comes the fallout. When they departed Australia on Sunday, Hyun-Jin Ryu had a loose toenail and Yasiel Puig a tight back. While Ryu's problem could force the Dodgers to make...
  • Player poll: Bryce Harper edges Yasiel Puig as most overrated in MLB

    Player poll: Bryce Harper edges Yasiel Puig as most overrated in MLB
    Bryce Harper and Yasiel Puig have been described in many different ways during their young MLB careers: talented, cocky, spectacular, foolhardy, captivating, frustrating. Some of their peers have another word for the two outfielders -- overrated. ESPN...
  • Yasiel Puig to bat leadoff for Dodgers on opening day

    Yasiel Puig to bat leadoff for Dodgers on opening day
    SYDNEY, Australia -- With left-hander Wade Miley pitching for the Arizona Diamondbacks on opening day, Justin Turner will start in place of Dee Gordon at second base for the Dodgers on Saturday at Sydney Cricket Ground. Turner bats right-handed and...
  • This Dodgers roster isn't built to last

    SYDNEY, Australia — The roster the Dodgers submitted to the commissioner's office on opening day won't be the same roster with which they will start the domestic part of their season. "This is our roster for the next two days," Manager Don...