As part of the team's community caravan, Yasiel Puig and several other Dodgers were at City Hall in Los Angeles on Friday afternoon, receiving recognition from the city for its efforts in the community, plus a luncheon with wounded veterans.
But it was Puig who held court.
A little inside baseball at City Hall: @YasielPuig reaches up for the throw from councilman Tom LaBonge. pic.twitter.com/bA7n3UaA8P— Dodger Insider (@DodgerInsider) January 30, 2015
Reporter asks Yasiel Puig how much he weighs - "255? I don't know. Uribe is fat. Weighs 400 pounds and he saves all the balls at 3rd"— Roberto Baly (@rbaly79) January 30, 2015
Puig looks strong, doesn't know how much he weighs. "Whatever weight I come in, doesn’t matter. Uribe's a fatty & he saves us every game."— Alden Gonzalez (@Alden_Gonzalez) January 30, 2015
Yasiel Puig "We have to be smart in the field. I shit myself when I run when I'm not suppose to run"— Roberto Baly (@rbaly79) January 30, 2015
J.P. Hoornstra of the LA Daily News has more details plus audio from Puig, in Spanish. In addition, Alden Gonzalez of MLB.com wrote about a 10-year-old Cardinals fan that has taunted Puig for several months.