Are the Dodgers shopping Puig? You bet and the Cubs are one of several teams interested.
The Sports Daily "The 2014 National League Division Series is a sequence of events that Dodgers OF Yasiel Puig would probably like to put behind him. Striking out in key situations and going 3-for-12 at the plate (with a .357 on-base percentage) isn’t Puig-like by any means. And after being benched in Tuesday’s..." October 10
Puig not in #Dodgers’ lineup. Crawford hitting second, Ethier in center, batting sixth.
ESPN Los Angeles "Los Angeles Dodgers outfielders Matt Kemp and Yasiel Puig got into a verbal altercation in the dugout during an 11-3 win over the Colorado Rockies on Monday night at Coors Field, a disagreement caught by the Rockies' TV cameras. Kemp, who had struck out earlier in the sixth inning, was seen..." September 16
Hardball Talk "Yasiel Puig went 0 for 4 in last night’s Dodgers victory. That puts him at .203 since the end of July with a .228 slugging percentage and no homers since then. As slumps go, it’s particularly long and particularly deep. He’s a good player who, one presumes, will snap out of it soon. But this..." September 11
MLB.com "Looking to jump-start a slumping Yasiel Puig, manager Don Mattingly dropped his center fielder to the sixth spot in the Dodgers' batting order for Monday's series opener against the Nationals. "Just hopefully he'll relax and get back to what he does," Mattingly said. "Wanted to take little..." September 02
Los Angeles Times "So it’s whatever makes Matt Kemp feel all comfy and cozy? Not really, though there does seem some of that. Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly said Tuesday he’s thinking of moving Yasiel Puig to center, which would allow Kemp to remain in right. This after an entire one-game experiment that..." July 23
No Puig or Ramirez in lineup tonight.
Hardball Talk "Yasiel Puig left last night’s game due to a right hip flexor injury. Puig got hurt sliding into second base in the fourth inning. He played the field in the bottom of the inning, but left in the fifth inning, replaced by Scott Van Slyke." June 08
Another injury, apparently, as Van Slyke takes over for Puig.
Covers.com "Yasiel Puig of the Los Angeles Dodgers leapt from fifth to first among National League outfielders in the latest voting for the All-Star Game. Puig received 935,276 votes, Charlie Blackmon of the Colorado Rockies dropped from first to second with 883,186 votes and Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami..." June 04
ESPN.com "Editor's note: With his exhilarating and aggressive style of play, Yasiel Puig has become perhaps baseball's most polarizing figure and a lightning rod for criticism. His first year in the majors has been a roller-coaster ride, both on and off the field. Here's a look back at the Year of Yasiel,..." June 03
CSN Bay Area "Right field in Major League Baseball hosts a wide range of talent, but Dodgers manager Don Mattingly believes he coaches the best in Yasiel Puig. "We feel like, right now, Yasiel is the best right fielder in baseball," Mattingly told the LA Times on Monday. "This guy dominates right..." May 28
Mattingly said Puig was "pointing to multiple areas" when asked where it hurt. Including head. Sounds like possible concussion. #Dodgers
Orange County Register "Yasiel Puig left Miami woozy, nursing a headache. And the throbbing music of a South Beach nightclub had nothing to do with it. Puig crashed violently into the outfield wall in the ninth inning, nearly making a spectacular game-saving catch. Instead, he was lying stunned, face down on the..." May 05
The Hollywood Reporter "Ratner's RatPac Entertainment will produce a big-screen take on Jesse Katz' Los Angeles magazine article "Escape From Cuba: Yasiel Puig's Untold Journey to the Dodgers" with Beau Flynn. In a heated competition, Brett Ratner and his RatPac Entertainment have acquired the rights to Jesse Katz’..." April 26
Los Angeles Times "Yasiel Puig put on his Sunday best against the worst team in the major leagues. Puig had a show-stopping throw and a mighty impressive home run, the top highlights of the Dodgers’ 4-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks. Josh Beckett and four relievers combined on a three-hitter as the..." April 21
ESPN.com "Just before dawn one day in late April 2012, four young Cubans stood on an otherwise deserted beach, peering hard into the Caribbean darkness. They were trying to escape their native country, and they were waiting for the boat that would take them away. Thirty minutes passed, then 60. Still no..." April 17
ESPN.com "Yasiel Puig has presented Don Mattingly with plenty of managerial challenges since arriving in the major leagues last June, but the latest news about the outfielder's perilous escape from Cuba has taken the relationship into new territory. According to two reports, including a lengthy ESPN The..." April 17
Los Angeles Magazine "n June 3, 2013, a year after setting foot in this country, Puig found himself in the Dodgers lineup for the first time. He wore the number 66 on his jersey, the whimsy of clubhouse manager Mitch Poole, who thought Puig, with his frenetic ways, was “kind of like the Tasmanian Devil.” The..." April 14
Hardball Talk "On Saturday against the Giants, Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig injured his thumb diving head-first into first base. Puig underwent X-rays but the team did not announce results until Sunday night. Dylan Hernandez of the L.A. Times reports that Puig has been diagnosed with a strained ligament in his..." April 07
CBSSports.com "Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig is heading for an MRI on his injured left thumb, manager Don Mattingly announced. Puig hurt himself sliding into first base in the third inning on Saturday, but stayed in and finished the game. Puig, 23, was benched for Friday's home opener after showing up to the..." April 06
Hardball Talk "In the third inning, Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig led off with a ground ball up the middle. Shortstop Brandon Crawford snagged the ball and fired to first but couldn’t beat Puig, who dove head-first in an attempt to beat the play. Puig reached successfully but was ultimately picked off. After..." April 06
Late arrival Puig scratched, Kemp starta in CF.
Puig benched for being late to ballpark and now Kemp is in the lineup and batting second.
ESPN Los Angeles "Yasiel Puig is always going to be a story. The Los Angeles Dodgers just don't want him to be the only story anyone ever talks about on a team with World Series aspirations. So before the latest controversy with Puig had a chance to mushroom, manager Don Mattingly called a team meeting Tuesday..." March 27
Hardball Talk "Yasiel Puig made an early exit from the Dodgers’ second of two games in Australia with an apparent back injury. The situation did not sit well with Dodgers manager Don Mattingly, who told Mark Saxon of ESPNLosAngeles.com that Puig “grabs something every time he takes a swing and misses.” But..." March 26
Mattingly said puig's back has improved. Mattingly said he had a good meeting with Puig today.
ESPN.com "The Los Angeles Dodgers won their first two games of the season, sweeping the Arizona Diamondbacks in Australia, but there were signs of some discord before the team jetted back to Los Angeles. Yasiel Puig struck out in the ninth inning of Sunday's 7-5 win and then did not return to right field..." March 23
MLB.com "Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig was removed from Wednesday night's 10-3 win over the Reds with "upper back soreness" but said he expects to play on Thursday. Puig received treatment after exiting the game and also iced both shoulders. He said his back felt better after treatment and the..." March 06
ESPN.com "Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly admitted the team has some concerns about Yasiel Puig's conditioning this spring. Mattingly said Puig showed up at camp and weighed in at 251 pounds, 26 more than he weighed at the end of the regular season. Puig, who is a muscular 6-foot-3, was 235..." February 21
USA Today "Some of the liveliest competition in the early part of spring training for the Los Angeles Dodgers has taken place at the clubhouse ping pong table, which rarely goes unused. The sport is not commonly played in Yasiel Puig's native Cuba. But when countryman Alexander Guerrero challenges him to..." February 18
MLB.com "Yasiel Puig underwent an MRI on his right shoulder earlier this week before returning to the field with a limited throwing program. The MRI revealed no serious injury and he was diagnosed with a return of inflammation that cropped up sporadically last year. The Dodgers believe Puig tried to..." February 15
MLB.com "Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig is already on a limited throwing program after a flareup of inflammation in his right shoulder that bothered him sporadically last year. Manager Don Mattingly said Puig apparently overthrew his first day in camp and the club believes it is the same problem that he..." February 13
MLB.com "Yasiel Puig could be the Dodgers' leadoff hitter this year, manager Don Mattingly indicated this weekend. Mattingly said by switching Puig and last year's leadoff hitter, lefty-swinging Carl Crawford, in the order, it would provide better righty-lefty balance, with right-handed hitter Hanley..." February 04
ESPN.com "Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig apologized publicly for his most recent reckless driving arrest. On stage at the team's FanFest on Saturday, Puig was asked by host Alanna Rizzo what he wanted to say to the fans about his recent run-in with a Florida state trooper. Puig, laughing, at first..." February 02
MarcoIslandFlorida "The state attorney’s office has dropped a reckless driving charge filed against the Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder arrested in December while driving 110 mph on Alligator Alley. The Florida Highway Patrol arrested Yasiel Puig, who was allegedly speeding in a 70 mph zone near mile marker 99 in..." January 28
ESPN.com "After two incidents of reckless driving in eight months, Yasiel Puig has decided to relinquish the steering wheel. Los Angeles Dodgers president Stan Kasten said he spoke with Puig on Thursday, and the 23-year-old outfielder told him he has hired a cousin to drive him around for the time..." January 09
Los Angeles Times "A day after Yasiel Puig was arrested in Florida for allegedly driving 110 mph in a 70-mph zone, the Dodgers issued a statement in which they said they were “disappointed” in the 23-year-old right fielder. “We have spoken to Yasiel and made it clear that we, as an organization, are very..." December 30
CBSSports.com "Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig was arrested Saturday morning on a reckless driving charge in Florida, reports the Naples Daily News. He was driving 110 mph on the Alligator Alley section of I-75 according to a Florida Highway Patrol spokesman. The speed limit is 70 mph. According to the Daily..." December 29
Los Angeles Times "Yasiel Puig, Matt Kemp, Andre Ethier and Carl Crawford have drawn interest on the trade market over the first two days of the general managers' meetings. The Dodgers have fielded inquiries about all four of their outfielders, according to a person familiar with the situation who spoke on the..." November 13
Sporting News "With Matt Kemp's name on the ears of everyone listening to MLB trade rumors, it comes as no surprise the Los Angeles Dodgers are in the position to deal. Might Yasiel Puig join the list of players in this L.A. confidential? That's a juicy tidbit for a market that grows hotter by the day as..." November 09
Los Angeles Times "Good thing Yasiel Puig made all those trips to help that orphanage in Zambia. Wait, that was Clayton Kershaw? Well, Puig obviously had some involvement, because a judge in Tennessee was impressed enough that he read a letter aloud in court Wednesday detailing his community efforts before..." November 06
Finalists for NL Rookie of the Year (alphabetically): Jose Fernandez, Marlins; Shelby Miller, Cardinals; Yasiel Puig, Dodgers.
CSN Bay Area "The Los Angeles Dodgers crashed and burned on Friday night as the St. Louis Cardinals eliminated them from the postseason with a 9-0 drubbing in Game 6 of the NLCS. Less than an hour after the Dodgers' promising season was over manager Don Mattingly had strong words for his right fielder..." October 20
CBSSports.com "Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig has been a lightning rod since breaking into the league and apparently the NLCS umpire crew didn't take too kindly to his act. Ken Gurnick and Lyle Spencer of MLB.com have the details: Puig has enraged the crew which believes he is showing up umpires at home..." October 19
CBSSports.com "Dodgers rookie phenom Yasiel Puig had to leave Friday night's game with a bruised left foot the Dodgers announced. This came after two foul balls off the foot. It should be noted however that Puig left in the fifth inning of a 10-0 (at the time) Dodgers lead in a meaningless game as the Dodgers..." September 28
Los Angeles Times "Can you play out the string when you’re up against your historic rival? Looked that way Tuesday the Dodgers and San Francisco Giants hooking up in the final week of the season and not appearing all that inspired. The Dodgers still with home-field advantage to pursue for the postseason at..." September 25
Ramirez Crawford remain out of #Dodgers lineup but Puig is back.
ESPN Los Angeles "Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig was not in Sunday's lineup against the San Francisco Giants due to a sore left hip just the latest in a mounting series of injuries as the Dodgers try to clinch the NL West. Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said the timetable for Puig's return is unclear...." September 15