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VIDEO: Yasiel Puig Went Sumo Wrestling in Japan as Part of His Offseason Training Program

Yasiel Puig in Japan training with a sumo wrestler.
Yasiel Puig in Japan training with a sumo wrestler.

Yasiel Puig is one of the strongest players in baseball, so one would expect his offseason training program would see him frequently in the gym. That's not exactly the case, however, as Puig shared a video of himself in Japan training with a sumo wrestler.

If we're being honest, Puig didn't look too bad in the sumo wrestling ring, granted his opponent wasn't applying much force in return.

Puig is currently a free agent, having drawn interest from various teams. Perhaps his suitors will catch sight of his efforts in the ring and see that he appears to be in peak condition ahead of the 2020 campaign.

The 29-year-old was traded to the Cleveland Indians from the Cincinnati Reds in the middle of the 2019 season. In total last year he clubbed 24 home runs and had a .785 OPS.

Hopefully getting some work in with sumo wrestlers overseas will help him improve on those power numbers in the upcoming season, wherever he ends up playing.