22-Year-Old Cuban Phenomenon Blasts Two Home Runs For The Dodgers In His Second Game Ever

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Los Angeles Dodgers phenom Yasiel Puig is off to the best start imaginable.

He was 3 for 4 with two home runs, a double, and 5 RBI in last night’s win against the Padres.

In his MLB debut on Monday, he went 2 for 4 and threw out a runner from the warning track to end the game. 

The 22-year-old defected from Cuba last year and signed a $42-million contract with the Dodgers. Just eight at-bats into his MLB career, that deal is looking like a huge win for LA.

He even got a curtain call last night:

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