Joc Pederson’s 25th home run of the season achieves a couple milestones.

The Dodgers have four hitters with 25 home runs for just the fourth time in franchise history.

Joc Pederson‘s two-run home run Wednesday against the San Diego Padres gave the center fielder 25 this season. He joins teammates Justin Turner (27), Yasmani Grandal (27) and Corey Seager (25) in the exclusive club.

It’s the first time the Dodgers have had four 25-home run hitters since 1997, when Eric Karros, Raul Mondesi, Mike Piazza and Todd Zeile achieved the milestone.

Dusty Baker, Ron Cey, Steve Garvey and Reggie Smith achieved the feat in 1977. Roy Campanella, Carl Furillo, Gil Hodges and Duke Snider did so in 1955.

Pederson and Snider have something in common, too:

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Hyun-Jin Ryu has debridement procedure on left elbow.

Hyun-Jin Ryu

Dodgers pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu is expected to be ready to pitch next season after undergoing a left elbow debridement. (Associated Press photo)


Dodgers pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu had an arthroscopic left elbow debridement today, performed by team physician Dr. Neal ElAttrache in Los Angeles. The team says he is expected to be ready for next season.

Ryu missed all of last season, and was limited to one start this year, while recovering from shoulder labrum surgery performed in April 2015.

The 29-year-old left-hander has a 28-16 record and a 3.28 ERA in 57 career starts with the Dodgers.

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Julio Urias is expected to make the Dodgers’ National League Division Series roster.

Julio Urias, who starts for the Dodgers on Thursday against the San Diego Padres, is expected to be on the Dodgers’ roster for the playoffs, manager Dave Roberts said Wednesday.

Urias’ limited usage in September has put him in position to be a factor:

How he’ll be used remains to be determined, however:

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Dodgers add four pitchers to Arizona Fall League roster.

Four pitchers from the Dodgers’ minor-league ranks — Chris Anderson, Joe Broussard, Ralston Cash and Corey Copping — were added to the roster of the Glendale Desert Dogs for the upcoming Arizona Fall League season. The Desert Dogs’ roster features players from the Dodgers, White Sox, Cardinals, Nationals and Astros organizations.

Anderson, 23, split the season between Double-A Tulsa and Single-A Rancho Cucamonga, going 4-8 with a 4.81 ERA.

Broussard, 25, spent time at Rancho, Tulsa and Triple-A Oklahoma City this season. He compiled a 1.80 ERA in 70 innings, all in relief, across the three levels.

Cash, 24, went 9-3 with a 2.87 ERA in 69 innings out of the bullpen at Tulsa and Rancho Cucamonga.

Copping, 22, went 2-2 with a 4.50 ERA in 28 innings out of the bullpen at Rancho Cucamonga.

Second baseman Willie Calhoun, first baseman/right fielder Cody Bellinger, and outfielder Alex Verdugo will also compete for Glendale this fall. All three finished the season on the roster at Oklahoma City.

The AFL begins play Oct. 11 and ends Nov. 19.

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