He is definitely a show, however, and he put some of it on display on a warm Monday night in the
The Dodgers were trailing 3-1 in the bottom of the fourth when Puig crushed his first pitch for a three-run homer. And, yes, he flipped the bat. Being a versatile young man, he came up again in the fifth with the bases loaded and this time walked to force in another run. It was one of his two walks.
Puig has been on something of a tear for awhile now. He started the season modestly and was hitting just .254 with two homers and 10 RBIs in his first 19 games. In his last 15 games, he's hit .393 with five home runs and 19 RBIs.
He’s now hit in 12 consecutive games and taken over the team RBI lead by two from
Haren allowed three runs in his seven innings, raising his record to 5-1 with a 2.84 earned-run average. He has thrown at least five innings in each of his eight starts and never allowed more than three runs.
It’s a good thing Haren held Miami to three runs because reliever