Yasiel Puig’s seen frustration over not crushing Giants pitching this week value the Dodgers outfielder an at-bat and the ultimate few innings of Tuesday’s sport.
Puig slapped his bat after hitting a foul ball within the backside of the seventh inning and together with his workforce trailing 1-Zero. Puig made the identical transfer together with his bat Monday night time when he didn’t crush a pitch by Giants ace Madison Bumgarner.
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The slap Tuesday night time (and Puig’s yell) introduced a response from Giants catcher Nick Hundley, who had phrases for Puig whereas nonetheless squatting. The LA outfielder responded, and when Hundley stood as much as proceed the dialog, Puig shoved Hundley twice within the chest.
That led to the benches and bullpens clearing and Puig chasing Hundley, who was being held by Dodgers first base coach George Lombard and directed away from house plate. Puig lastly reached Hundley and tried to punch him however might solely handle a slap at Hundley’s masked head.
A longer clip of the incident:
It acquired fascinating between the Dodgers and the Giants tonight between Yasiel Puig and Nick Hundley, each ejected: pic.twitter.com/7MtVU7jwnQ
— Max Wildstein (@MaxWildstein) August 15, 2018
Puig and Hundley had been each ejected.
After the sport, Puig put the blame on Hundley for chirping at him and displaying what Puig thought was disrespect.
Yasiel Puig (by way of interpreter): “(Hundley) instructed me to cease complaining and step again within the field … he simply saved coming after me and saved complaining. I wasn’t going to allow them to disrespect our home.”
— J.P. Hoornstra (@jphoornstra) August 15, 2018
Hundley declined to recount his aspect of the back-and-forth with Puig:
Hundley wouldn’t touch upon what he mentioned to Puig. “That stuff that’s mentioned on the sphere, that might be left on the market.”
— Alex Pavlovic (@PavlovicNBCS) August 15, 2018
Puig, in the meantime, addressed the opportunity of Main League Baseball suspending him. He mentioned by an interpreter that Hundley ought to have to take a seat, too, if he’s punished.
Yasiel Puig, requested if he expects to be suspended: “In the event that they droop me, I believe they need to droop him. I’m simply going to let my agent do his job.”
— Pedro Moura (@pedromoura) August 15, 2018
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