WATCH: Yasiel Puig makes ridiculous throw for out, but call overturned

  • David Whitlock

Los Angeles Dodgers phenom Yasiel Puig is the epitome of a five-tool player.  Today, it was the “arm” that was on display.  Or gun.  Or more like cannon.  Check out this frozen rope on a hit to the corner by the Detroit Tigers Torii Hunter where Puig spins and “flicks” the ball in time to get Hunter at 2B (via MLB.com)

 

Unfortunately for the Dodgers, instant replay disagreed and Hunter was ruled safe.  As FOX/MLB Network reporter Jon Morosi tweeted:

They can’t take away the image for sure, and fans at Comerica Park got a full dose of the arm Puig possesses.  The overturn fueled a five-run Tigers rally, every inch counts!

– David Whitlock

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David (a.k.a. Longhorndave or lhd_on_sports) joined the staff late in the 2012 season and moved to Site Manager in early 2013. A lifelong Houston Astros fan (and mini-season ticket holder for 9 years) he attends 20+ games per year. A statistics freak, David still keeps score the "old fashioned way" on occasion (and has kept manual score of World Series games since 1986 and retains the sheets). He was a featured guest weekly on the Phil Naessens Show. He is also a Texas Longhorns alumnus and huge football and baseball fan of his alma mater. When he isn't watching or writing about baseball, he works as a contractor at NASA Johnson Space Center. He lives by the mantra "a bad day at the ballpark is better than a good day anywhere else."

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