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Yasiel Puig eyeing MLB return after stint in Korea



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Yasiel Puig is hoping to step in a serious league batter’s field once more earlier than his profession ends.

The 31-year-old told TMZ he’s completely satisfied taking part in for the Kiwoom Heroes of the KBO League, however would favor to play his commerce stateside.

“It’s higher to be in Los Angeles or in [the] MLB,” Puig stated.

Puig actively plays for the Kiwoom Heroes of the KBO League.
Puig actively performs for the Kiwoom Heroes of the KBO League.

The outfielder is set to make it again to the majors after not having performed an MLB sport since 2019 with Cleveland.

He burst onto the scene with a spectacular 2013 rookie season, batting .319 with 19 dwelling runs and a .925 OPS over 104 video games. He failed to copy that success and further irritated teams with boneheaded performs and miscues.

In his final MLB season in 2019, he hit 24 dwelling runs and had a .785 OPS in 149 video games.

Sexual assault allegations stemming from incidents in 2017 additionally forced teams to examine his continued MLB free agency.

“God put me on this spot to do one of the best I can to indicate people who I’ve modified from 5 – 6 years in the past,” Puig advised TMZ.

The slugger stated he’d be keen to play one other 12 months within the KBO to show he’s as soon as once more prepared for MLB motion. In 2022, he’s hitting .259 with 13 dwelling runs in 85 video games for the Heroes.

“I’m so excited to be right here,” Puig stated. “Solely God is aware of if I’ll come again right here or again to the Large Leagues. No one is aware of that – solely God.”