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Yasiel Puig, expected to make triple-A debut Sunday, still hasn't reported to Oklahoma City

Yasiel Puig, expected to make triple-A debut Sunday, still hasn't reported to Oklahoma City

And, on the third day since the Dodgers demoted Yasiel Puig to their triple-A team here, there remained no sign of Puig.

Not in the team store, where fans can buy $200 jerseys with the names of Clayton Kershaw or Adrian Gonzalez on the back.

Not in the clubhouse, where there is no locker reserved for Puig.

And not in the city, which meant the Oklahoma City Dodgers played Will Venable in right field on Friday. Manager Bill Haselman said he expected Puig to join the team in Iowa on Sunday.

Haselman said his job would be the same with Puig as it would be with any player: to support and challenge him, to make him a better player and get him to the major...

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