MLB Rookie Rankings: Puig rising
June, 12, 2013
By Jim Bowden | ESPN.com
AP Photo/Alex GallardoYasiel Puig, top, has had one highlight after another during the first week of his rookie season.
“Puig-mania” is alive and well in Los Angeles.
Los Angeles Dodgers rookie Yasiel Puig has been in the big leagues for just a little more than a week, but he already has skyrocketed to the No. 2 spot on my Rookie Rankings after a historic debut week. He became the first Dodger since 1916 to have five multihit games among his first seven, and has quickly drawn comparisons to some of the most athletic five-tool players who have ever played the game.