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  1. Yasiel Puig, Matt Kemp exchange words in the dugout

    Sep 16, 2014, 8:23 AM EST

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    I have to imagine that spending seven-plus months in close quarters with Yasiel Puig can get on one’s nerves.

  2. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    Sep 16, 2014, 6:52 AM EST

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    The Angels clinch a playoff spot. The Nats and Orioles pull to within one game of clinching their divisions.

  3. Cuban slugger Yasmani Tomas to command $100 million?

    Sep 14, 2014, 12:44 PM EST

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    Yasmani Tomas, 23, could be the next Cuban defector to hit it big — record-breakingly big — on Major League Baseball’s free agent market. Via Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe …

  4. Zack Greinke homers, Dodgers demolish the Giants 17-0 at AT&T Park

    Sep 14, 2014, 12:20 AM EST

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    The Dodgers scored two touchdowns with the ensuing extra points, and kicked a field goal against the Giants on Saturday night. It was a bloodbath.

  5. Yasiel Puig’s struggles continue, and the call to bench him grows louder

    Sep 11, 2014, 9:02 AM EST

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    Don Mattingly says he has no better options. The press is not so sure.

  6. Yasiel Puig was late on Wednesday … because he had to take his mother to the hospital

    Sep 10, 2014, 8:53 PM EST

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    Yasiel Puig’s issues with tardiness are well-chronicled on this website and he showed up late to Dodger Stadium again on Wednesday. But there was a good reason for that …

  7. L.A. Times columnist calls for benching Yasiel Puig in favor of Andre Ethier

    Sep 10, 2014, 12:30 PM EST

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    Would you rather play the slumping superstar or a guy who hasn’t shown a thing all year?

  8. Baseball is dying? Nonsense: The Case for Baseball’s Vitality

    Sep 9, 2014, 7:57 AM EST

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    The first professional baseball team began play in the spring of 1869. People began lamenting its demise approximately fifteen minutes later. Here is why they are wrong.

  9. I’m not sure how I’d feel about becoming a citizen of Puig Nation

    Sep 3, 2014, 10:30 AM EST

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    It’d be a fun nation, but probably a tad dangerous.

  10. Joc Pederson starting Tuesday over Yasiel Puig, who was almost late to Dodger Stadium

    Sep 2, 2014, 9:45 PM EST

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    Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig is batting just .210/.295/.240 since the beginning of August and newly-promoted prospect Joc Pederson is starting over him on Tuesday night against the Nationals. Which gives you some context for this string of tweets from Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times …

  11. Don Mattingly on Yasiel Puig: “It’s hard to be really emotional and play 162″

    Aug 30, 2014, 5:41 PM EST

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    Puig has really scuffled this month, hitting .218/.306/.241 with two extra-base hits (both doubles) over 24 games.

  12. Bryce Harper uses a lot of different guys’ bats. Here’s why.

    Aug 25, 2014, 10:33 AM EST

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    Harper just test-drives bats. Which makes a lot of sense, actually.

  13. The Mets turned a 5-4-3-2 triple play against the Dodgers

    Aug 24, 2014, 6:55 PM EST

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    The Mets turned a rare 5-4-3-2 triple play against the Dodgers in Sunday afternoon’s game.

  14. Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo to sign with the Red Sox for $72 million

    Aug 22, 2014, 11:01 AM EST

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    The Red Sox paid a lot of money to get this guy. Expect him in the Sox’ outfield early next season.

  15. Report: Red Sox and Tigers are front-runners to sign Cuban free agent Rusney Castillo

    Aug 21, 2014, 8:59 PM EST

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    Castillo could reportedly make his decision this weekend.

  16. Cano, Puig, Pujols to participate in an All-Star series in Japan in November

    Aug 21, 2014, 2:04 PM EST

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    It’s better than no baseball in November, right?

  17. Happy Eddie Gaedel Day!

    Aug 19, 2014, 9:46 AM EST

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    Baseball used to be fun, darn it.

  18. Report: Cuban free agent Rusney Castillo is “moving quickly” toward signing with a team

    Aug 18, 2014, 7:16 PM EST

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    28 teams reportedly attended a showcase for Cuban free agent Rusney Castillo late last month.

  19. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 15, 2014, 7:05 AM EST

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    Striking out 14 guys and/or scoring seven runs: strongly correlated with winning games.

  20. Yasiel Puig can play a little center field, apparently

    Aug 14, 2014, 2:28 PM EST

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    Why did Don Mattingly spend two months playing Andre Ethier in center field and Yasiel Puig in right field?

  21. Jayson Werth clocked at 105 m.p.h. in a 55 zone, is charged with reckless driving

    Aug 13, 2014, 8:18 AM EST

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    Apparently it’s not just immature young players who need to learn to respect the game who have a lead foot.

  22. VIDEO: Yasiel Puig breaks his bat on a check swing

    Aug 9, 2014, 10:05 AM EST

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    Crazy things tend to happen when Yasiel Puig is around. Here’s the latest example.

  23. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 7, 2014, 6:53 AM EST

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    Joe Kelly gave his old mates fits. Well, maybe he gave them fits before too. Maybe they weren’t his mates. Maybe there were long-simmering disputes between him and the Cardinals about politics and religion and things. We can’t know!

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