Yasiel Puig reportedly arrested for reckless driving in Florida
In his first season with the Dodgers, Yasiel Puig hit .319 with 19 home runs, 42 RBI and 66 runs scored. (AP)
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Yasiel Puig, the 22-year-old Dodgers phenom, was reportedly arrested on Saturday morning in Florida for driving recklessly.
Florida Highway Patrol cited Puig for going 110 MPH in a 2013 Mercedes on Alligator Alley, according to NaplesNews.com.
The Cuban star has had his share of maturity issues, including a prior arrest for reckless driving and driving without proof of insurance in Tennessee in April 2013.
Reckless play on the field by Puig was a major concern for the Dodgers following their exit from the NLCS in October.
"...Yasiel gets excited. He's going to try to make plays all the time, and that's the way he is," manager Don Mattingly said.
"But we've got to do a better job, I think, of helping him mature and understand what we want done and the way to do it."