Dodgers’ Puig loses out to Braves’ Freeman in baseball’s Final Vote
LOS ANGELES — Yasiel Puig and the Dodgers feverishly campaigned to get the outfielder into the All-Star Game via MLB’s Final Vote, only to come up short.
But, according to Puig’s manager, the 22-year-old Cuban was more emotional when he found out he was starting in center field for the first time than when he heard the voting results.
“I thought he was going to hug me and kiss me,” Manager Don Mattingly said of informing Puig of his center field start Thursday against the Colorado Rockies.
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