Los Angeles Dodgers
2014 Avg.
.301
 
Career Avg.
.309
Name  Yasiel Puig
Born  12/7/1990
Height  6-3
Weight  215
Number  66
Position  CF
Bats  R
Throws  R
Cold8/29/2014 7:14:00 PM
Description: Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig is not in the Dodgers lineup Friday night.
Insight: Puig has been slumping and does not have good career numbers against Padres starting pitcher Andrew Cashner. Andre Ethier will play center field on Friday, and Puig will return on Friday.
 
Cold8/29/2014 10:46:00 AM
Description: Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig is just 1-for-11 with four strikeouts against Padres starter Andrew Cashner.
Insight: Puig is hitting .301/.388/.495 with 13 home runs and 59 RBI and 71 runs this year. He's hitless in his last three games (0-for-14) and this unfavorable matchup doesn't figure to help those numbers.
 
8/24/2014 2:36:00 PM
Description: Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig was not in the lineup Saturday against the Mets, but has returned for Sunday's contest.
Insight: Puig is hitting .307/.389/.504 with 13 home runs and 59 RBI and 70 runs this year. He'll bat second.
 
8/23/2014 5:50:00 PM
Description: Dodgers center fielder Yasiel Puig is not in the lineup Saturday against the Mets.
Insight: It is just a normal rest day for Puig. He is hitting .307/.389/.504 with 13 home runs and 59 RBI this year.
 
8/16/2014 1:43:00 PM
Description: Dodgers center fielder Yasiel Puig has gone 6-for-8 with a double and three RBI the past two games.
Insight: Puig has only hit two homers and driven in 20 runs in his last 65 games, but he's put up 20 doubles, six triples, 38 runs and a .292 average in that span.
 
8/3/2014 10:53:00 AM
Description: Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig was not in Saturday's starting lineup due to a sore left hamstring, but did pinch hit.
Insight: Puig (.321, 13 HR, 55 RBI, 62 R, .956 OPS) is probable for Sunday's game. He's 14-for-30 over his last eight games (.467).
 
Hot8/2/2014 5:50:00 PM
Description: Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig is not in Saturday's starting lineup due to a sore left hamstring.
Insight: Puig (.319, 13 HR, 55 RBI, 62 R, .956 OPS) left Friday's game early so this isn't unexpected. He's 13-for-29 over his last seven games (.448).
 
Hot8/1/2014 6:12:00 PM
Description: Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig has gone 12-for-26 (.462) with three doubles, four triples and a homer in his last six games.
Insight: Puig (.319, 13 HR, 55 RBI, 61 R, .958 OPS) has hit just two homers and driven in 16 runs in his last 51 games, but he's continued to pick up extra-base hits, score runs, and hit for a high average in that span.
 
7/25/2014 7:27:00 PM
Description: Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig (hand) is back in the starting lineup Friday.
Insight: Puig left Saturday's game after getting drilled in the left hand by a pitch and was out of the starting lineup the last four games, though he did walk as a pinch-hitter on Wednesday.
 
7/23/2014 9:59:00 PM
Description: Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig (hand) walked in a pinch-hitting appearance Wednesday at Pittsburgh.
Insight: Puig left Saturday's game after getting drilled in the left hand by a pitch. His X-rays came back negative, but he hasn't been in the starting lineup in four straight games.
 
7/23/2014 4:55:00 PM
Description: Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig (hand) is out of the lineup again Wednesday.
Insight: Puig left Saturday's game after getting drilled in the left hand by a pitch. His X-rays came back negative, but he'll miss his fourth straight game Wednesday.
 
7/22/2014 3:33:00 PM
Description: Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig (hand) is once again not in the starting lineup on Tuesday.
Insight: Puig left Saturday's game after getting drilled in the left hand by a pitch. Both he and Hanley Ramirez will sit this one out, taking a huge piece of the Los Angeles offense with them. Puig is batting .308 with 12 HR, 52 RBI, 53 runs and seven steals.
 
7/22/2014 9:54:00 AM
Description: Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig (hand) had a second x-ray on his hand and it too came back negative.
Insight: Puig left Saturday's game after getting drilled in the left hand by a pitch. He's batting .308 with 12 HR, 52 RBI, 53 runs and seven steals. The Dodgers need him back, with Hanley Ramirez also sidelined, and we expect him back on the field soon, possibly Tuesday.
 
7/21/2014 4:04:00 PM
Description: Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig (hand) was not in the lineup Sunday and will also miss Monday's game against Pittsburgh.
Insight: Puig left Saturday's game after getting drilled in the left hand by a pitch. His X-rays came back negative and he's day-to-day.
 
7/21/2014 10:22:00 AM
Description: Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig (hand) was not in the lineup Sunday and is doubtful for Monday's game against Pittsburgh.
Insight: Puig left Saturday's game after getting drilled in the left hand by a pitch. His X-rays came back negative and he's day-to-day.
 
7/20/2014 3:58:00 PM
Description: Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig (hand) is not in the lineup Sunday.
Insight: Puig left Saturday's game after getting drilled in the left hand by a pitch. His X-rays came back negative and he's day-to-day.
 
7/19/2014 7:59:00 PM
Description: Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig had to leave Saturday's game after being hit with a pitch on his left hand.
Insight: Puig was 0-for 1 before being lifted from the game. He's batting .308 with 12 HR and 52 RBI this season.
 
6/22/2014 11:16:00 AM
Description: Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig is 5-for-6 against Padres starter Eric Stults.
Insight: Puig, who injured his hip earlier this week, went 0-for-3 with a walk in last night's ball game. We're expecting much better results on Sunday.
 
6/21/2014 7:18:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles right fielder Yasiel Puig is starting Saturday's game against the Padres. SOURCE: Dodgers on Twitter
Insight: Puig (.324, 11 HR, 44 RBI) strained his hip in last night's loss but he's going to play through it. He'll have a chance to extend his hitting streak to six games.
 
Hot6/9/2014 2:59:00 PM
Description: Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig (.335, 11 HR, 40 RBI, 33 runs, 6 SB) is back in the lineup Monday versus Cincinnati.
Insight: Puig suffered a hip flexor injury when he slid into second base during Adrian Gonzalez's ground-ball double play in the fourth inning Saturday and missed Sunday's game.