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A Puig setback

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07:35 AM ET 02.14 | After his off-the-field headlines this offseason, Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig now finds himself with a concern that may affect him on the diamond. [Puig] is already on a limited throwing program after a flareup of inflammation in his right shoulder that bothered him sporadically last year. Manager Don Mattingly said Puig apparently overthrew his first day in camp and the club believes it is the same problem that he played through last year. Position players have been working out voluntarily this week leading up to Friday's first full-squad workout. After taking batting practice, Puig played catch Thursday under the watch of trainer Stan Conte. "We don't think it's serious, but we need to find out," Mattingly said, calling Puig's reduced throwing "precautionary."

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February 14, 2014  08:31 AM ET

Have him get himself better before he starts spring training!!!

February 14, 2014  08:58 AM ET

It must be his steering arm.

February 14, 2014  09:15 AM ET

He just has to slow down.

February 14, 2014  11:06 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

Have him get himself better before he starts spring training!!!

too young to become a injury-prone!!

February 14, 2014  01:31 PM ET
QUOTE(#4):

too young to become a injury-prone!!

Grady Sizemore endorses this message.

February 14, 2014  01:39 PM ET
QUOTE(#2):

It must be his steering arm.

"I don't care who ya' are, that's funny"
- Larry the Cable Guy

February 14, 2014  02:38 PM ET
QUOTE(#2):

It must be his steering arm.

+1

February 14, 2014  04:46 PM ET
QUOTE(#6):

"I don't care who ya' are, that's funny"- Larry the Cable Guy

Now watch him come down with tendinitis in his right knee and plantar fasciitis in his right foot.

 
February 14, 2014  11:02 PM ET
QUOTE(#8):

Now watch him come down with tendinitis in his right knee and plantar fasciitis in his right foot.

then the Dodgers could have a very serious problem in their hands,,,

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