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Talking to Yasiel Puig weighs on the mind of Dodgers Manager Dave Roberts

Talking to Yasiel Puig weighs on the mind of Dodgers Manager Dave Roberts

The white Toyota 4Runner rolled into the parking lot at 4:03 p.m. on Tuesday, and from the passenger seat emerged Yasiel Puig.

A small group awaited him near a soccer field packed with children. Puig smiled as a Dodgers official affixed a microphone to his neckline. He removed his sunglasses and pulled on a "Dodgers Love L.A." T-shirt over a frame that has become an object of interest after his production declined last year.

Several hours after new Manager Dave Roberts completed a series of engagements as part of the Dodgers' preseason caravan, Puig appeared by himself at the Red Shield Youth and Community Center in the Pico-Union neighborhood. The men have yet to...

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