Tagged: ‘Yasiel Puig’

Atlanta Braves’ Fredi Gonzalez Stands Firm on not Throwing Craig Kimbrel Two Innings
October 9th, 2013 at 4:46 PM
Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez has taken a lot of heat for not going to Craig Kimbrel in the eighth inning of their fateful game four National League Division Series loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers, but he maintains that he wouldn't have done it any other way. The decision resulted in...

Atlanta Braves Season Ended by Juan Uribe Homer in NLDS Game Four
October 8th, 2013 at 1:22 AM
Instead of going to Craig Kimbrel for a two-inning save, the Atlanta Braves endured a heartbreaking loss to lose the National Leauge Division Series 3-1, thanks to a Juan Uribe go-ahead homer in a 4-3 game on Tuesday. Yasiel Puig started the fateful eighth inning with a double off David Carpenter. After...

Atlanta Braves Blasted by Los Angeles Dodgers, Fall Behind 2-1 in NLDS
October 7th, 2013 at 12:11 AM
After a promising start, the Los Angeles Dodgers ended up shelling both Julio Teheran and Alex Wood in game four of the National League Division Series, putting the Atlanta Braves in a 2-1 hole after a 13-6 loss Sunday. Hanley Ramirez particularly torched the Braves with a single, double and triple...

The Case for the Atlanta Braves Over the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League Division Series
October 3rd, 2013 at 9:05 AM
The Los Angeles Dodgers enter the National League Division Series as favorites over the Atlanta Braves with the vast majority of the media, but should that actually be so? Yes, the Dodgers have Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke pitching the first two games and Hanley Ramirez has just been ridiculous this...

Los Angeles Dodgers’ Yasiel Puig Sued for $12 Million
July 21st, 2013 at 3:32 PM
It seems that Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder rookie phenom Yasiel Puig is crashing back down to reality in more ways than one. Not only is he in the middle of a slump, but he is now being sued for $12 million by a Cuban man, reports. Puig is being sued...

Atlanta Braves’ Freddie Freeman Shows Off Under Armour All-Star Spikes
July 15th, 2013 at 6:11 PM
Even though Freddie Freeman won't be able to play in the All-Star Game on Tuesday at Citi Field, the Atlanta Braves first baseman will be sporting some shiny new spikes courtesy of Under Armour. He showed them off on Twitter on Monday.   All star game cleats! @underarmour — Freddie Freeman (@FreddieFreeman5)...

Atlanta Braves’ Freddie Freeman Wins 2013 All-Star Game Final Vote
July 11th, 2013 at 5:41 PM
Thanks to Braves Country, Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman will represent the National League at Citi Field in the 2013 All-Star Game after winning the Final Vote over Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig. ***VIDEO1*** Freeman's received 19.7 million votes, a Final Vote record, over Puig's 15 million votes, despite copious media...

Atlanta Braves’ Freddie Freeman in 2013 All-Star Game Final Vote: Video
July 10th, 2013 at 6:01 PM
Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman still leads Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig in the 2013 All-Star Game Final Vote, but that just means Braves fans need to keep pouring on. ***VIDEO1*** Fans can text "N2" to 89269 or vote at Voting is unlimited.

Media Bias Rampant in All-Star Game Final Vote for Yasiel Puig
July 9th, 2013 at 4:27 PM
The media, particularly ESPN, is at it again, pushing Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig over Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman in the 2013 All-Star Game Final Vote. Dan Le Betard and Bomani Jones had this golden exchange on ESPN2's Highly Questionable. ***VIDEO1*** Jones is at least correct in that Major League...

Atlanta Braves’ Freddie Freeman Still Leading All-Star Game Final Vote
July 9th, 2013 at 10:03 AM
After the second day of voting, Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman still leads Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig in the 2013 All-Star Game Final Vote.   NL #FinalVote update 1. Freddie Freeman, ATL 2. Yasiel Puig, LA 3. Hunter Pence, SF 4. Ian Desmond, WSH 5. Adrian Gonzalez, LA — MLB (@MLB)...

The Case Against Yasiel Puig’s All-Star Game Candidacy
July 8th, 2013 at 8:31 AM
Don't misunderstand. Los Angeles Dodgers' outfielder Yasiel Puig has been spectacular in his first month of Major League Baseball action. The problem is, he hasn't proven himself worthy of the All-Star Game, to be played at Citi Field, particularly over Atlanta Braves' first baseman Freddie Freeman. Puig truly has been incredible for a month....

ESPN Shows Bias for Los Angeles Dodgers Yasiel Puig in All-Star Game Final Vote
July 7th, 2013 at 2:06 PM
With the Atlanta Braves' status as a mid-market team, it's tough enough for their players to get any recognition. Freddie Freeman already has an uphill battle in the All-Star Game Final Vote, but ESPN has officially tossed their hat in the camp of Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig.   On [ESPN] baseball page,...

Dan Uggla Clubs Two Homers to Help Atlanta Braves Split Series with Los Angeles Dodgers
June 9th, 2013 at 8:25 PM
Dan Uggla continued his trend of hitting well at Dodger Stadium with a two-home run outburst in the series finale Sunday. He and Freddie Freeman provided Mike Minor with plenty of support in the 8-1 win, securing a split of the four-game series with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Uggla has maintained an...