Yasiel Puig pulled by Dodgers

The issues surrounding Yasiel Puig continued Wednesday night, as Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly pulled the rookie sensation in the fifth inning of their team's 4-0 win over the Chicago Cubs. Mattingly declined to say why, simply stating that Puig's replacement, Skip Schumaker, gave L.A. "the best chance to win." Meanwhile, Puig said through an interpreter that "I wasn't preparing well for each pitch," and "it was a good decision." Now, this normally wouldn't be the biggest deal, but Puig was benched by Mattingly just one week ago ...

Yasiel Puig was benched for the second time in a little more than a week on Wednesday. What do you make of manager Don Mattingly's treatment of Puig?

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