Yasiel Puig caps a Dodgers’ victory in dramatic fashion.

(h/t Mike Petriello)

Yasiel Puig became the first Dodger since 2006 to collect more than one hit in his major-league debut Monday. Then the 22-year-old right fielder provided a memorable ending to a 2-1 win over the San Diego Padres before an announced crowd of 37,055 at Dodger Stadium.

With Chris Denorfia on first base and one out in the ninth inning, Kyle Blanks launched a fly ball to the warning track in front of the right-field scoreboard. Puig made the catch and threw on the fly to first base, where Adrian Gonzalez stretched and caught the ball for a rare 9-3, game-ending double play.

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