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Posted July 09, 2013 - 09:27 PM

Tons of hits the last few games and almost all singles, crazy, but I'll take it.


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Posted July 09, 2013 - 10:31 PM

I think it's time to stop bothering to vote in Puig. If it were our fans against ATL fans or even our fans against ATL and Toronto, that would be one thing, but we can't beat 10 other team's fans, and that's what's happening right now (i.e. most of the other NL team's fans are voting against Puig).

 

The rest would be good for him.



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Posted July 10, 2013 - 02:41 AM

gonzalalez might get in...


good win
nolasoc with a great outing, and good hitting...

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Posted July 10, 2013 - 06:52 AM

gonzalalez might get in...


good win
nolasoc with a great outing, and good hitting...


Gonzalez is in last in voting lol

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Posted July 10, 2013 - 07:36 AM

gonzalalez might get in...


good win
nolasoc with a great outing, and good hitting...

 

He deserves it...Sick of all this Freddie Freeman hype. My God...

 

He's hitting about .300 with 9 HR, and 56 RBI's...A-Gon is hitting the same average, 14 HR's, 57 RBI's. If it isn't another rival NL team who's voting against Puig, I think there's also something racial there, as well (as I've seen parts in the south that are voting 100% Freeman).

 

Mattingly's fault though...Should have started out with Puig. We would be 10 games over .500, and his stats would be monstrous...Oh well.


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Posted July 10, 2013 - 07:38 AM

Puig still might very well get in.

The final vote participants end up being injury replacements regardless.

Unfortunately there is a racial issue in this along with him playing in Los Angeles.

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Posted July 10, 2013 - 11:43 AM

I believe so as well sadly. If he was white & doing this, no doubt more people across America would absolutey adore him, like a Bryce Harper or Mike Trout.


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Posted July 10, 2013 - 12:28 PM

Good example of how Puig needs to mature.  

 

There's a big difference between rivalry and respect. Dodgers star Yasiel Puig should learn the distinction.
 
Consider the following:
 
During batting practice before Monday's game at Chase Field, sources say Puig was approached by Luis Gonzalez. The former Diamondbacks star introduced himself, and began relating how his family also had roots in Cuba, just like Puig.
 
Except Puig wouldn't even look up or acknowledge his visitor. And for the record, Gonzalez was speaking Spanish, so nothing was lost in translation.
 
Gonzalez confirmed the one-sided conversation, but declined to elaborate or comment further.
 
But it's not all bad.
 
Dodgers coach Mark McGwire witnessed the awkward meeting, and allegedly jumped Puig pretty good. McGwire pointed out the man he was ignoring merely won a World Series with a hit off Mariano Rivera, and that Gonzalez's number happened to be hanging inside Chase Field.
 
Say what you want about McGwire – at least he knows the difference between competition and common courtesy.
 
Puig is an exciting player with a wealth of talent. He deserves much credit for resuscitating the Dodgers, and in my book, he belongs in the All-Star Game. Before the series started, even Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson showered the opposing player with some heavy praise.
 
He called Puig's hard-charging approach "refreshing," noting that he was the same way when he first broke in with the Tigers.
 
But I'm guessing Gibson had a little more respect for his predecessors.
 
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Posted July 10, 2013 - 12:45 PM

That's unfortunate, but I'd like to think Puig wouldn't have reacted that way had he truly known beforehand just who the guy was. Although even if it weren't a great like Luis Gonzalez, he still shouldn't have reacted that way for any matter. The Dodgers might need to train him on being more approchable/accessible, especially with his star rising and the media, fans, & more people in general wanting to get closer to him.


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Posted July 10, 2013 - 02:13 PM

shaking my head a little Puig...


who knows...
maybe puig had no idea who he was...
maybe he thought he was a Castro-Spy sent to kill him...

Puig has already demonstrated he knows very little history...
I wouldn't doubt that he has no idea who Luis is...

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Posted July 10, 2013 - 02:18 PM

I believe so as well sadly. If he was white & doing this, no doubt more people across America would absolutey adore him, like a Bryce Harper or Mike Trout.

WTF??


if anything, if we didn't have a sissy pants socialist in the White House, America would love this guy more...

There would be huge stories how he fled his native nation, because of the horrible oppression caused by the socialist government that destroyed that nation...


but, since we got a tin-pot socialist dictator in the white house, we have to pretend that Cuba is just another country...


If we had an American President, Puig would be an American Hero..
Since we have something else, Puig is just an incoveience to the Feds...


Excaping the clutches of Communism would have made Puig an AMERICAN HERO during any other presidency...

but under Obama..
You cannot talk about it...
Because Obama is flowing the Castro model...
After all, one of Obama idols and heros, was trained in Cuba, by Cuban Revolusionaries....


This isn't a black/White thing...

Its a Communism thing...

Puig is getting hurt because Obama is a Radical Communist...

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Posted July 10, 2013 - 02:20 PM

Lol. Why am I not surprised that even in this you manage a way to pull Obama's name in? Well at least you stay true to yourself.


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Posted July 10, 2013 - 02:35 PM

Lol. Why am I not surprised that even in this you manage a way to pull Obama's name in? Well at least you stay true to yourself.


I'm surprised Janet Reno hasnt chimed i yet!

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Posted July 10, 2013 - 04:43 PM

Who cares if he didn't acknowledge Luis Gonzalez?  Dude had one significant year no doubt helped by steroids.  [expletive] him...


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Posted July 10, 2013 - 04:49 PM

Who cares if he didn't acknowledge Luis Gonzalez?  Dude had one significant year no doubt helped by steroids.  [expletive] him...

 

It's about respecting the game.  Mark McGwire obviously didn't like it so he cares.  

 

What is your issue with Luis Gonzalez?  Just wondering.  I've personally met with him a few times and he is an awesome guy to talk to about the game of baseball and hang out with. 



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Posted July 10, 2013 - 04:54 PM

^ My thoughts as well. Pretty passionate to throw an F bomb on him like that. I'm curious to know exactly what crime he must've committed to warrant such a response.


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Posted July 10, 2013 - 05:14 PM

It's about respecting the game.  Mark McGwire obviously didn't like it so he cares.  

 

What is your issue with Luis Gonzalez?  Just wondering.  I've personally met with him a few times and he is an awesome guy to talk to about the game of baseball and hang out with. 

 

Lol I don't have an issue with him, other than the fact that he [expletive]ed about playing time in his one season with the Dodgers when the young up & comers Kemp & Ethier were on his heels.  I was just having some fun.  Though I definitely believe he did 'roids.  

 

I just don't see this as being a big issue is all.  So he ignored a former player while he was in the batting cage, big deal.  I probably would have ignored him too if I was Puig, I'm trying to concentrate on my hitting and get ready for a game, not socialize...


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Posted July 10, 2013 - 05:48 PM

Jay-Z Looking To Pursue Yasiel Puig:

 

http://sports.yahoo....-222936829.html


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Posted July 10, 2013 - 06:55 PM

Im gonna laugh when all these players contract negotiations start happening and Jay Z [expletive]s everything up. 



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Posted July 10, 2013 - 07:23 PM

The 3-1 pitch to SVS was absolutely a ball. Should have been a walk, and RBI. Instead, turned into a DP.






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