With less than a month to go until the Los Angeles Dodgers take on the Arizona Diamondbacks in Sydney, Australia, the team is preparing for the trip and finding the 30 players that’ll make the trek.
One of the players all but guaranteed to go is outfielder Yasiel Puig, who’s expected to be the primary right fielder for the Dodgers this season. A video of Puig was released by the team today showing him with a cricket bat performing the famed “Aussie, Aussie, Aussie; Oi, Oi, Oi” that’s popular at sporting events in Australia.
The excitement from Puig and the video come after starting pitcher Zack Greinke recently said he had zero excitement about making the trip overseas. This prompted team president Stan Kasten to clarify Greinke’s comments after Australian officials in charge of the event were reportedly upset.
Starting the season in Sydney is apart of MLB’s plan to expand the game globally and having some of its’ biggest stars on board with the trip will help that.
See the Puig promotional video here:
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