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Dodgers' Yasiel Puig doesn't let hitting slump affect mood
Dodgers' Yasiel Puig doesn't let hitting slump affect mood

For the last couple of months, the Dodgers have celebrated each of their home runs by turning on a machine that dispenses soap bubbles in their dugout. Yasiel Puig, who hit his last home run July 31, has never turned on that machine. "One of these days, I'll experience it," Puig said in Spanish. He threw back his head and laughed. "Maybe in the playoffs," he said. With his second major league season coming to a close, Puig finds himself in the worst slump of his life. He went into Saturday's game against the San Francisco Giants batting .186 in his last 31 games. Over that period, he had only three extra-base hits, all doubles. His average, which...

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