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Dodgers' Yasiel Puig to take part in home run derby
Dodgers' Yasiel Puig to take part in home run derby

America, get ready for theatrics: Yasiel Puig is in the home run derby. Puig said Tuesday he has accepted a derby invitation from National League captain Troy Tulowitzki. "I'm very thankful," Puig said through an interpreter. Although some players worry that participating in the derby can alter their swing and hurt their statistics in the second half, Puig said he is not concerned. "Mine started to go down already," he said, laughing. Indeed, Puig has one home run since May 28, a span of 140 at-bats. His 12 home runs tie him for 26th in the NL. That, too, does not concern him. "If I were hitting home runs every day, the pitchers weren't...

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