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Photo of the Day: Yasiel Puig and the Dodgers are off to Australia

Mar 17, 2014, 9:47 AM EDT

Why is this man happy? Because he is finally able to go hundreds of miles per hour without getting arrested for it:


The Dodgers play the Dbacks in Australia on Saturday at 4am. We’re all gonna be up, right?

  1. davedewit - Mar 17, 2014 at 9:52 AM

    I imagine this photo was taken moments after he flipped his bat off the stairs.

  2. NYTolstoy - Mar 17, 2014 at 10:05 AM

    LOL that’s a pretty early opener? I say 50/50 people wake up to see…il be listening to it at work at that time so it’s all good

    • paperlions - Mar 17, 2014 at 11:13 AM

      Fewer than that. It will be at 4 am EDT. It’ll start at 1 am in LA and at 2 am in Arizona. I’m sure those two fan bases will just love opening day.

      • asimonetti88 - Mar 17, 2014 at 11:49 AM

        In all honesty, I’m usually awake at 1 AM on Saturday anyway.

      • paperlions - Mar 17, 2014 at 11:50 AM

        …me too, but would you stay awake to see the end of the game? 4 am is tough, even on a Saturday night.

      • anxovies - Mar 17, 2014 at 3:48 PM

        Its perfect. The bars here close at 2:00 a.m., just when the game starts. Then I can watch the game and take in an EPL match on Saturday morning, then watch the NCAA tourney and collapse in a drunken, disheveled heap until Monday morning.

      • paperlions - Mar 17, 2014 at 3:51 PM

        Yeah, let us know how that goes….do you plan on waking up Wednesday or Thursday?

    • captainwisdom8888 - Mar 17, 2014 at 5:22 PM

      Im in Waikiki. This game will start at 10PM! This is amazing. I can actually go to a bar at 10PM and watch a ball game like the old days on the East Coast


  3. jwbiii - Mar 17, 2014 at 11:56 AM

    The Cubs and Mets opened a few years back in a similar time slot. It was kind of amusing to watch the end of the game while eating breakfast before work.

    • jwbiii - Mar 17, 2014 at 3:46 PM

      Of course, Benny “Hawaiian Punchless” Agbayani’s pinch hit grand slam in the 11th put kind of a damper on my day, but Chicago fans are used to that.

      I hope you Angelenos and Phoenicians enjoy your eggs, toast, coffee, and . . . baseball.

  4. roadryder - Mar 17, 2014 at 12:15 PM

    DVR dude.

  5. dluxxx - Mar 17, 2014 at 1:22 PM

    Gleeman will be up for it. That man never sleeps.

  6. Old Gator - Mar 17, 2014 at 2:03 PM

    On their chartered 747-400. Not bad, not bad. I sure hope they’ve vetted their pilots.

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