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Just let Yasiel Puig do his thing

Updated: October 15, 2013, 11:20 PM ET
By Johnette Howard | ESPN.com

Of all the things baseball fans are asked to endure right now -- hideously bad playoff beards, the latest courtroom drama that has Alex Rodriguez rocketing up the Pathological Liar Home Run chart again -- stridently sticking to the Unwritten Rules of Baseball at this point of the year deserves the most contempt.

Particularly when the code is applied as arbitrarily as it was to Dodgers' rookie sensation Yasiel Puig on Monday night.

And all just because the 22-year-old recent ...

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