Yasiel Puig

Yasiel Puig

Yasiel Puig Valdés (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈpwiɣ]; born December 7 1990) is a Cuban professional baseball outfielder for the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball (MLB). Puig played for the Cuban national baseball team in the 2008 World Junior Baseball Championship winning a bronze medal. He defected from Cuba in 2012 and signed a seven-year $42 million contract with the Dodgers. He made his MLB debut on June 3 2013.