A burgeoning belief in Yasiel Puig
June, 7, 2013
By Buster Olney | ESPN Insider
Jayne Kamin-Oncea/USA TODAY SportsWith three home runs in his first four games, things are pointed in the right direction for Puig.Vin Scully has been doing his job since 1950, which means he saw Jackie Robinson steal home, witnessed a perfect game by Sandy Koufax, and was there when Kirk Gibson hit one of the most incredible home runs in baseball history. So if you can amaze the great Dodgers broadcaster, well, that’s saying something.
And this is what Scully said after the latest feat by Yasiel Puig, on Thursday night: “I don’t believe it!” (You can hear it here.)
Puig has been in the big leagues four days and so far all he has done is hit three homers, including a two-run shot, a three-run homer, and then Thursday’s crushing grand slam.