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  • Man Charged In Florida In Yasiel Puig Smuggling

    09/11/2014 1:20:05 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 6 replies
    AP) ^ | September 11, 2014 10:08 AM
    <p>The indictment against Suarez remained sealed before the hearing, but a civil lawsuit filed in Miami against Puigcontains details about him.</p> <p>Those documents describe Suarez as one of the Miami-based men who financed Puig’s 2012 trip by boat from Cuba to Isla Mujeres, a fishing village near Cancun, Mexico. The initial price for the trip was $250,000, then was raised by the smugglers to $400,000.</p>
  • Dodgers Star Yasiel Puig Scores Biopic From Brett Ratner

    04/25/2014 1:04:43 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 4 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | April 25, 2014 | Borys Kit, Rebecca Ford
    In a heated competition, Brett Ratner and his RatPac Entertainment have acquired the rights to Jesse Katz’ article Escape From Cuba: Yasiel Puig's Untold Journey to the Dodgers. Ratner will produce the big-screen take with Beau Flynn via his FlynnPictureCo. banner.
  • Let's cut Yasiel Puig some slack

    04/06/2014 3:45:36 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 23 replies
    ESPN ^ | April 5, 2014 | Dan Le Batard
    Dodgers outfielder's antics are those of one young man's first taste of freedom Before you pile on atop irresponsible diva-punk-jerk Yasiel Puig, absorb a few random stories about the difficulties in his kind of transition: • Luis Castillo once set off a fire alarm in an American hotel, thinking it was a shampoo dispenser... • Rene Arocha felt his knees give -- actually felt faint and almost passed out -- the first time he walked into a grocery store and saw so many aisles of food...
  • Does Yasiel Puig's exuberance make him a target?

    06/13/2013 1:23:37 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 3 replies
    ESPN ^ | June 12, 2013 | Mark Saxon
    If you are a rookie, you are to behave as if you were paint coated on a wall. You can be seen, but you shouldn't be heard. And, above all, you shouldn't make a spectacle of yourself. Yasiel Puig comes from another baseball culture, a freer, Cuban style, and he refuses to play by the blue-collar code of this country's game. In the minor leagues, he was famous for his bat flips, even in batting practice. Already, he has developed a dugout dance with Luis Cruz or Hanley Ramirez after he hits home runs.