About Jill Painter

Jill Painter is a sports columnist for the Los Angeles News Group, covering everything from the Dodgers, Lakers, Clippers, USC, UCLA, Kings, golf and all human interest stories in sports.

Puig does it again… in head-shaking fashion in Dodgers 6-4 victory

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.”

UCLA has done something Dodgers haven’t …

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.