Wilmer Flores

Dodgers continue to pile runs on Mets in 8-2 win

Dodgers continue to pile runs on Mets in 8-2 win

Halfway between first and second base, moments after his three-run, fourth-inning homer rattled into the left-field bleachers, Yasiel Puig slowed his already unhurried trot to a crawl.

His ears caught the voice of New York Mets first baseman Wilmer Flores. Puig spun his head toward Flores and spat a four-letter expletive, a fittingly contemptuous gesture for this series, in which the Dodgers have trounced their guests, the latest an 8-2 dismissal Wednesday.

The anger from Flores stemmed from Puig’s leisurely pace as he rounded the bases. Eleven seconds passed between the collision of Puig’s bat with a doomed sinker from rookie Tyler Pill and Puig touching first base. Puig...

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