Assessing Yasiel Puig after Year 1

The supremely talented Dodgers outfielder is showing signs of baseball growth

Originally Published: June 3, 2014
By Doug Glanville | ESPN.com

When you are a playmaker, your "moments" -- those times that make people remember you -- can be epic. Usually, your playmaker moments are epically good. But when they aren't, they can be epically bad.

So Yasiel Puig can make a catch like he did against the Mets a week and a half ago, going full speed (20-plus mph, according to Sport Science), outrunning another super athlete in Matt Kemp to get to the ball and diving on his backhand side for the grab. He seemingly flew out of nowhere ...

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