Yasiel Puig has arrived, literally:
Yasiel Puig has arrived at Dodger Stadium, welcome to the big leagues! pic.twitter.com/JdzMIl7fNb
— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) June 3, 2013
I wrote last night about what it really means for Puig and for the Dodgers; in short, it means that the plan changed. The Dodgers didn’t plan on having Puig in the majors this soon. Maybe Puig isn’t here if Carl Crawford, the Dodgers’ only outfielder who presents a stolen base threat, is healthy. Power-hitting Alex Castellanos is in Triple-A and he’s the only logical alternative — in fact, he’s the only other natural outfielder on the 40-man roster available for recall.
Puig was hitting well in Double-A Chattanooga, but will he still be as rough around the edges as he was in spring training? Should be fun to find out.
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