LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yasiel Puig was late arriving to Dodger Stadium Monday in his first game since being traded to Cincinnati.
He turned up with a bang once the game began.
Puig hammered a two-run homer in the first inning off Clayton Kershaw, who was making his season debut for the Dodgers.
Puig was greeted with a mix of boos and cheers as he rounded the bases to put the Reds ahead 2-0.
The Dodgers honored Puig, Matt Kemp, Alex Wood and Kyle Farmer in a pregame video that highlighted their time in LA. Puig, Kemp and Farmer doffed their caps in appreciation. Wood just rejoined the Reds after being injured.
Puig, from Cuba, awed fans with his cannon of an arm and infuriated