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Yasiel Puig hires cousin to drive him

Updated: January 9, 2014, 5:10 PM ET
By Mark Saxon | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- After two incidents of reckless driving in eight months, Yasiel Puig has decided to relinquish the steering wheel.

Los Angeles Dodgers president Stan Kasten said he spoke with Puig on Thursday, and the 23-year-old outfielder told him he has hired a cousin to drive him around for the time being.

"I give him credit for taking that step if nothing else," Kasten said during a radio appearance on ESPNLA 710.

In April, Puig was clocked going 97 mph in a 50 ...

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