Yasiel Puig

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These might be Yasiel Puig’s last days as a Dodger

Prior to last night’s game, there were rumors swirling of a 3-team trade involving the Dodgers, Reds and an unknown third team (some suggested the Rays). But nothing has happened … yet. Jay Bruce is the name mentioned most prominently. The Dodgers are clearly interested in the Reds’ slugger and seem determined to get him. I…

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Yasiel Puig is more valuable than you think

With all these Yasiel Puig trade rumors, it’s hard to know exactly (or even approximately) how much trade value he actually has. The reality is likely that he has more valuable to the Dodgers than any other team right now. The outfield, despite having many options, is thin in terms of production. Howie Kendrick, primarily…

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Yasiel Puig struggling after hot start to season

After a hot start to the season, Yasiel Puig has cooled off — considerably. Through the season’s first 10 games, he was hitting .405/.500/.622 with an 11.4 walk and 13.6 strikeout percentage. We know that wasn’t sustainable, but he has fallen quite hard in the last 11 games. He’s hitting just .154/.175/.282 with an ugly…