Yasiel Puig hopes to play in the Dominican Winter League, which starts play in October and ends in December. Puig is beginning to do more to help the Dodgers than hurt them, writes columnist Mark Whicker.
Utley, 37, began the day batting .253 with 12 home runs, 50 RBIs and 74 runs scored in 130 games this season.
The award is given annually to the Dodgers player “who best exemplifies the spirit and leadership” of the late Hall of Fame catcher Roy Campanella. The award is voted on by the Dodgers’ uniformed personnel, players, and coaches. The award has been given out every year since 2006.
Utley will be presented with the award prior to Saturday’s game.
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Looking ahead to the postseason is only natural, writes columnist Jeff Miller, while the Dodgers take it one game at a time.
The only run Dodgers pitcher Rich Hill allowed Tuesday night began its existence as a triple.
Eduardo Nuñez hit a deep fly ball that bounced off a camera just above the left field fence, off the top of the fence, and then back onto the field. A short review turned the hit from a triple into a home run. See for yourself:
It was the only run Hill allowed, and through seven innings it’s the only run for either team.