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Yasiel Puig crashes into walls, and high school proms, in Colorado

Yasiel Puig is at it again, grabbing headlines with crazy outfield assists and, now, partaking in some amusing extracurricular activities during the Dodgers' weekend set in Colorado against the Rockies.

In Sunday's contest, Brandon Barnes lofted a deep fly ball to right-center field in a bid for some RBIs. Puig, though, charged toward the bullpen wall in pursuit of the ball, caught it and crashed into the wall while maintaining possession of the baseball:


After the game, Puig had this to say to's Ken Gurnick about that wild catch: 

"I watched the replay to see how I hit, but I still couldn't tell," said Puig, who momentarily lost his breath but was otherwise uninjured. "I think I hit it with everything."

Puig's Sunday afternoon crash came hours after he crashed Chatfield High School prom in Colorado. Yup, a high school prom -- something he also documented on his Twitter page with this great photo:

He also posed with the Chatfield baseball team during his visit:

We can't wait to see what Puig might have in store for his next act …