Home of Dodgers' Puig burglarized during World Series

Home of Dodgers' Puig burglarized during World Series
Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig talks during media day for baseball's World Series against the Houston Astros, Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police say the home of Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig was burglarized while his team was losing the World Series.

Police say officers answered a burglary alarm at the Encino, California, home Wednesday evening and found a smashed window with several items taken. There's no word on the value of the items.

Puig was at Dodger Stadium, where the team lost Game 7 to Houston 5-1.

A neighbor, Zach Eliass, tells KABC-TV that Puig's two German shepherds got out of an open gate. Eliass took them in until Puig returned home and calmly thanked him.

Puig bought the home about a month ago.

Earlier this year, burglars hit Puig's Sherman Oaks, California, home and stole about $170,000 in jewelry and other items while he was at spring training in Arizona.

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