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Bill Shaikin: Machado's future is not in L.A.

LOS ANGELES - Yasiel Puig sat alone, in the corner of a cramped clubhouse, in a black folding chair labeled "MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL." He stared up at the television set. The Los Angeles Dodgers were playing the Boston Red Sox, and at one point he saw a picture of himself. He could pretty well imagine what the announcers were saying.

This was two years ago, and the last game the Dodgers and Red Sox played before this World Series. The Dodgers had exiled Puig to triple-A, and he knew exactly why he was not at

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