MLB outfielder who recorded 27 hits in his first 15 major league games with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2013, the second most hits to start a career ever.
He won a Bronze medal at the 2008 World Baseball Classic while playing for his native country, Cuba.
The Dodgers clearly saw his potential early as they signed him to a 7-year contract worth $42 million in June, 2012.
He was born to Omar and Maritza Puig, a pair of engineers. He has a son named Diego.
Don Mattingly managed him when he entered the majors, and the Dodgers went on a hot streak right away.