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VIDEO: Yasiel Puig Makes Running Catch In Japan Series Finale

In the fifth and final game of the Japan Series, Yasiel Puig put his defense on display again. After dropping the first three games, the MLB All-Stars took Game 4 and led 2-0 in Game 5 when Puig tracked down a fly ball in foul territory just before the outfield wall. It would be the third out of the inning in a game that the MLB All-Stars eventually won, 3-1. Puig would add two hits at the plate to contribute to another big game.

This play came just after Puig had a diving catch and three hits in the Game 4 victory. Drew Butera also added a sliding catch behind the plate that day to give the Los Angeles Dodgers solid representation in the Japan Series.

Written by Vincent Samperio

Vince is currently the Associate Editor and Social Media Manager for Dodgers Nation. Hailing from San Pedro, CA and a student at Cal State Long Beach, Vince has previously written for the Daily 49er and LASF Magazine.

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