The Los Angeles Dodgers concluded their three-game series against the San Diego Padres with a win and not only avoided being swept, but also maintained their 2.5-game lead in the National League West standings over the San Francisco Giants.
It was a difficult series offensively for the Dodgers, who scored a combined three runs heading into Sunday’s game. Yasiel Puig was among those who struggled mightily and he finished just 2-for-11 in the three games.
Manger Don Mattingly made the decision to not start Puig in Friday’s game because he believed the outfielder was frustrated by his hitting slump. Although Puig collected only one hit Sunday and struck out two times, his Instagram account didn’t reflect a player who may be frustrated.
After the Dodgers’ win, Puig took to his social media account and chronicled his post-game celebration, if you will. Among the photos and videos Puig published was this gem of him dancing in a hotel room: