Yasiel Puig shoves, swipes at Nick Hundley during argument over bat slap | MLB


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:

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.

Hundley declined to recount his aspect of the back-and-forth with Puig:

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. 

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