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Dodgers bench Yasiel Puig for arriving late; Matt Kemp gets start
Dodgers bench Yasiel Puig for arriving late; Matt Kemp gets start

The Dodgers removed Yasiel Puig from the starting lineup for their home opener on Friday after he still had not arrived at the ballpark when the Dodgers took the field for batting practice. He showed up on the field about halfway through it, at almost 10:30 a.m. The Dodgers weren't going to start the newly activated Matt Kemp for Friday’s home opener against the Giants, but that plan has been changed, thanks to Puig’s latest brain cramp. This is the second time in Puig’s short career that he has been benched for arriving late. Add his two reckless driving arrests, the mistakes running the bases, getting pulled in the middle of a game for not being set defensively and...

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