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Dodgers' Yasiel Puig in line for MVP seasons, says Mark McGwire
Dodgers' Yasiel Puig in line for MVP seasons, says Mark McGwire

Yasiel Puig tied for 37th in the National League with 16 home runs last season. He tied for 33rd with 69 runs batted in. On the day the Dodgers were eliminated from the playoffs, he spent most of the game on the bench. The up-and-down season prompted a few skeptics to wonder whether Puig would realize his full potential. Dodgers hitting coach Mark McGwire wasn't among them. "He's definitely an MVP candidate from day one," McGwire said of Puig. McGwire didn't stop there. He went on to predict during a recent interview that there would be multiple most-valuable-player awards for the 24-year-old Cuban outfielder, saying consistency was his only obstacle. ...

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