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Letters: Yasiel Puig’s play has people perplexed

Letters: Yasiel Puig’s play has people perplexed

Kudos to Dave Roberts for yanking Yasiel Puig from Tuesday’s game after his 370-foot single against Cincinnati. It’s always inexcusable not to run hard out of the box, and Roberts really should have used a pinch-runner for Puig immediately. It makes me wonder, however, whether Roberts would be willing to abruptly go to the bullpen if Clayton Kershaw were to show up an opposing hitter after strike two.

Bob Cunningham

Riverside

After Yasiel Puig admiringly watched from home plate a ball that fell short of a home run, necessitating skipper Roberts to pull him, it should now more than ever reveal a trip to the doctor is...

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