Yasiel Puig apparently shaved his mustache off in between innings Wednesday

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Cincinnati Reds outfielder Yasiel Puig had a mustache when he started Wednesday’s game. At some point, he decided to shave it off.

Emma Baccellieri of Sports Illustrated noticed Puig’s altered look and shared the evidence on Twitter:

Puig has become one of the players rumored to potentially be on the trade block ahead of the deadline. Not surprisingly, the shaved ‘stache prompted some speculation:

It’s going to be fascinating to hear why Puig ended up taking a razor to his face mid-game. Stay tuned.