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Yasiel Puig

Yasiel Puig with the Dodgers
Los Angeles Dodgers — No. 66
Center fielder
Born: December 7, 1990 (1990-12-07) (age 28)
Cienfuegos, Cuba
Bats: Right Throws: Right 
MLB debut
June 3, 2013 for the Los Angeles Dodgers
Career statistics
(through September 13, 2014)
Batting average     .303
Hits     267
Home runs     32
Runs batted in     102
Teams
* Los Angeles Dodgers (2013–present)
Career highlights and awards
* All-Star (2014)
  • 2x NL Player of the Month (June 2013, May 2014)
  • NL Rookie of the Month (June 2013)

Yasiel Puig Valdés born December 7, 1990) is a Cuban professional baseball player. Puig plays for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Puig plays the position outfielder.

Puig played for the Cuban national baseball team in the 2008 World Junior Baseball Championship. His team won a bronze medal. In 2012, he left Cuba and signed a contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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