Who is this guy? I thought, only three weeks ago, that Yasiel Puig had played his last game in an LA Dodgers’ uniform. But, necessity triumphed, and the extreme need for a healthy right-hand-hitting outfielder took precedence over any lurking animosity that management might have been harboring, and Puig was brought back. And what a few days he’s had! Well, sort of.
While Puig has been magnificent in the outfield, with a succession of great defensive plays including more of the mind-boggling throws that have so far been the apogee of his career,
while his speed and base-running have been excellent, and while he has hit some big home runs, including the three-run first-inning home run off of the Giants’ Matt Moore last night, overall he really has not hit much since his return from the oblivion of Oklahoma City. In his 14 September games since his return, he’s batted only .206, with a paltry seven hits in 34 at bats, Continue reading