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Yasiel Puig & the Dodgers, 162 games later

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Since joining the Dodgers on June 3, 2013, Puig ranks first or second on the team in just about every category, and is among the leaders in baseball as well.

Stephen Dunn

LOS ANGELES -- Yasiel Puig had a pair of doubles on Thursday night, his second game of the season with multiple extra-base hits. The Dodgers couldn't quite capitalize in their 6-3 loss to the Pirates, but the game still held relative importance.

Thursday marked the Dodgers' 162nd game since Puig was called up to the majors for the first time, on June 3, 2013. Here's a look at Puig's stats during that time (*asterisk denotes leads team):

153 games (second on team to Adrian Gonzalez, 159 games)

653 plate appearances (second, Gonzalez, 662)

96 runs*

187 hits* (eighth in MLB)

35 doubles (second, Hanley Ramirez, 39)

5 triples*

30 home runs* (tied for 10th in MLB)

82 runs batted in (tied for second with Ramirez; Gonzalez, 95)

16 stolen bases (second, Dee Gordon, 37)

12 caught stealing*

62 walks*

139 strikeouts*

.329 batting average* (second in MLB; Victor Martinez .339, Miguel Cabrera .330)

.409 on-base percentage* (seventh in MLB)

.566 slugging percentage* (fifth in MLB)

.975 OPS* (fourth in MLB)

172 OPS+*

.419 wOBA* (fourth in MLB^)

174 wRC+* (second in MLB^ to Mike Trout, 175)

7.5 rWAR*

7.3 fWAR* (fifth in MLB^)

12 outfield assists* (tied for 6th in MLB)

^used FanGraphs look back at the last calendar year, which includes games starting with May 29, 2013, five days before Puig's arrival.

The Dodgers are 98-64 since Puig's arrival — the best record in baseball — with 688 runs scored (third in the National League to St. Louis, 728 & Colorado, 702) and 573 runs allowed (second in NL to Atlanta, 525).

That'll do, Puig. That'll do.