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VIDEO: Yasiel Puig With A Diving Catch In Second Inning Vs Mets



Yasiel Puig has become the human highlight reel for the Los Angeles Dodgers since being called up last June.

In his first game as a Dodger, the right fielder ended the game with a tough catch and throw from deep right field to end the game. Since then he has continued to impress in the field, albeit with a few mistakes along the way.

In the second inning of Thursday night’s games against the New York Mets, Puig saved a run and created quite possibly his best highlight to date. Wilmer Flores drove a ball into the gap in right-center field and Puig went back and dove full speed, catching the ball before it fell in for at least a double. He nearly got up and doubled off Lucas Duda at first base.

Zack Greinke was glad that Puig was able to make the play, as it saved a run from scoring.

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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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