Bat-Flip Coverage: Yasiel Puig Celebrated


Yasiel Puig celebrated when two BAR symbols showed up on his slot machine, because it was the closest he had gotten to date.

Yasiel Puig celebrated when he came in second to Adrian Gonzalez in the clubhouse NFL pick-em pool, because Adrian is a cool dude and worked hard on his picks.

Yasiel Puig celebrated when what he thought was a rare coin turned out to be a dirty nickel because, hey — free nickel.

Yasiel Puig celebrated after he wiped out on his BMX bike trying to do a rail slide because he almost nailed it and at least his bike was OK.

Yasiel Puig celebrated after seeing the last episode of LOST, because at least it didn’t get cancelled mid-series.

Yasiel Puig celebrated when he only had to sit in 40 minutes of traffic on the 405, instead of the usual 48.

Yasiel Puig celebrated when he got a nosebleed as a side effect of taking Claritin, because one of the other side effects was jaundice.

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David G. Temple is the Managing Editor of TechGraphs and a contributor to FanGraphs, NotGraphs and The Hardball Times. He hosts the award-eligible podcast Stealing Home. Dayn Perry once called him a "Bible Made of Lasers." Follow him on Twitter @davidgtemple.

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  1. rusty says:

    Yasiel Puig celebrated having 10,000 spoons, at a time when he needed a knife, because 10,000 is a big, round number, and that’s pretty cool.

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  2. Fidel Castro says:

    Mas del Batflip en todo, por favor.

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  3. aascd says:

    Yasiel Puig celebrated when the crumbs from his toast got all in the butter because now he can save them for later and besides, waste not want not man.

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  4. Catoblepas says:

    Yasiel Puig celebrated when he didn’t get the finance job he wanted, because he still got flown out to New York for the interview and got to stay in a sweet hotel.

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  5. Dayton Moore says:

    Yasiel Puig celebrated finishing in third place with a winning record.

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  6. Sociology Degreer says:

    Yasiel Puig celebrated when his flight attendant told him to turn off his phone but was able to leave it on in airplane mode through his powers of persuasion.

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  7. Kenny says:

    Yasiel Puig celebrated when he grounded out because he didn’t strike out.

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