Time to ease on Puig expectations

Rookie's amazing start with Dodgers has been fun, but sustainability is the key

Updated: June 12, 2013, 1:51 PM ET
By Mark Saxon | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- Heath Bell feigned ignorance, or at least it seemed feigned. The Arizona Diamondbacks' closer was asked for his thoughts on what Yasiel Puig has been doing over the past week and a half.


Don't you watch highlight shows? Yasiel Puig?

"Oh yeah, but I mean, I'd never heard of him from the minor leagues or anything," Bell said.

It takes more than eight brilliant games, even if you bat .500 with four home runs, to impress people who make a living in ...

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