If the off-season unfolds as the Dodgers envision, Yasiel Puig will report to spring training with a resculpted body.
"That's a focus," said Andrew Friedman, the team's president of baseball operations.
Puig is listed by the Dodgers at 6 feet 2 and 255 pounds.
"He has continued to get bigger and stronger each year," Friedman said. "It may not be the optimal size for him to play 150 games, 150-plus games."
Puig played in only 79 games this year because of hamstring problems. Preparing the right fielder's body to withstand an entire six-month season is part of Friedman's plan to reinforce the Dodgers lineup. Rather than search for an...