Alexander: Yasiel Puig remains a fan favorite, but Dodgers don’t miss him


The Reds’ Yasiel Puig, right, watches the flight of his solo home run as Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw, left, also turns to watch during the first inning of Monday’s game at Dodger Stadium. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

The Reds’ Yasiel Puig speaks to reporters prior to Monday’s game against the Dodgers at Dodger Stadium. Puig, in a surprise to few, was an hour later to the session. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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The Reds’ Yasiel Puig #66 during batting practice during Jackie Robinson Day at Dodger Stadium Monday April 15, 2019. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)

The Reds’ Matt Kemp #7 during batting practice during Jackie Robinson Day at Dodger Stadium Monday April 15, 2019. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)

The Reds’ Yasiel Puig #66 during batting practice during Jackie Robinson Day at Dodger Stadium Monday April 15, 2019. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)

The Reds’ Yasiel Puig #66 during batting practice during Jackie Robinson Day at Dodger Stadium Monday April 15, 2019. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)

The Reds’ Yasiel Puig enjoys a light moment during batting practice before Monday’s game against the Dodgers at Dodger Stadium. It was Puig’s first regular-season game against his former team since being traded in the offseason. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – APRIL 15: Former Los Angeles Dodger Yasiel Puig #66, now of the Cincinnati Reds, steps out of the dugout during batting practice before the game on Jackie Robinson Day at Dodger Stadium on April 15, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – APRIL 15: Former Los Angeles Dodger Yasiel Puig #66, now of the Cincinnati Reds, stretches during batting practice, before the game on Jackie Robinson Day at Dodger Stadium on April 15, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Cincinnati Reds’ Yasiel Puig warms up prior to a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Monday, April 15, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Cincinnati Reds’ Yasiel Puig catches a football thrown by Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Kenley Jansen as he speaks to reporters prior to a baseball game between the Dodgers and the Reds, Monday, April 15, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – APRIL 15: Former Los Angeles Dodgers Yasiel Puig, now of the Cincinnati Reds, reacts to his catch from a football thrown by former teammate Kenley Jansen #74, during a press conference before the game on Jackie Robinson Day at Dodger Stadium on April 15, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Cincinnati Reds’ Yasiel Puig, right, is greeted by Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Kenley Jansen as Puig speaks to reporters prior to a baseball game between the Dodgers and the Reds, Monday, April 15, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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