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Dodgers' Yasiel Puig 'feels normal' amid shocking stories of his past
Dodgers' Yasiel Puig 'feels normal' amid shocking stories of his past

SAN FRANCISCO -- On the publication day of a second magazine article detailing Yasiel Puig’s dangerous escape from Cuba, the main subject of the story was smiling. “I feel normal,” Puig said in Spanish. “I’m focused on baseball and giving the best of myself to the team and, hopefully, everything turns out well on the field. Those things that are happening aren’t affecting me.” Asked how he could remain focused in light of recent revelations about his past, Puig was about to start answering, only for a Dodgers staffer to prevent him from doing so. The next inquiry was also shut down by Roman Barinas, the Dodgers’ manager of international scouting. For what it was worth, Puig certainly...

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