Yasiel Puig was down 0-and-2 with two outs for the Dodgers, when he caught up with a low ball outside and singled to left-center field to score the tying and game-winning runs for the Dodgers in the seventh inning. The Puig factor strikes again. As for coming through, Puig said through an interpreter: “I feel really happy. We ended up winning the game.”
won a baseball championship in the last 25 years! The UCLA Bruins were honored by the Dodgers on Thursday after winning the College World Series on Tuesday. UCLA players took to the field while Phillies players were stretching, then watched their batting practice. They also chatted with former Bruin Chase Utley.
The Dodgers haven’t won a World Series since 1988.
Manny. You know, the Manny being Manny one.
Ramirez is batting .485 with two doubles, four home runs and 11 RBI during his last nine games.
“Hanley’s really good. None of this stuff surprises me,” Mattingly said. “He can really hit. I was watching him tonight, and I’m thinking of Manny (Ramirez). Honestly, when you see him you think like that. He’s that good. He’s a special talent.”