Game 154: Dodgers are one win away from clinching the National League West.

Vin Scully

Vin Scully reacts as Dodgers manager Dave Roberts brings out a check for $50,000 that was donated to the Jackie Robinson Foundation in his name. (Hans Gutknecht/Staff photographer)

The Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies in familiar fashion, 5-2, and can clinch the National League West title as early as tomorrowThe box score is here.

The photo gallery from the Vin Scully Appreciation Day ceremonies is here. In case you missed it, here’s what happened.

The Dodgers’ active roster swelled to 39, shifting the focus of the final week to potential playoff roster cuts.

Here’s what they were saying after the game. None of these interviews were included in my game story because of deadlines; the game ended at 11:26 p.m., followed by fireworks(!):

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Game 153: Yasmani Grandal muscles up as Dodgers pester Rockies to death.

The Dodgers were annoying, or good, or maybe both in a 7-4 win over the Colorado Rockies. The box score is here.

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.

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Game 152: Yasiel Puig and the Dodgers push the Giants further to the brink.

Yasiel Puig

Yasiel Puig makes an over-the-shoulder catch in right field in the Dodgers’ 9-3 win over the Giants on Wednesday. (John McCoy/Staff photographer)

Yasiel Puig and the Dodgers exorcised their demons against left-hander Matt Moore in a 9-3 win over the San Francisco Giants.

The box score is here.

The photo gallery is here.

Veteran left-handers Brett Anderson and Scott Kazmir will have a chance to audition for a playoff start down the stretch.

Looking ahead to the postseason is only natural, writes columnist Jeff Miller, while the Dodgers take it one game at a time.

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Game 151: No magic in the Dodgers’ numbers against San Francisco Giants.

Andrew Toles

Dodgers left fielder Andrew Toles leaps at the wall in failed pursuit of a home run by the Giants’ Eduardo Nunez. (John McCoy/Staff photographer)

The Dodgers had no answer for a technically-outside-the-park home run in a 2-0 loss to the San Francisco Giants. The box score is here. The photo gallery is here.

Kenta Maeda has been quietly consistent for the Dodgers this season, writes Mark Whicker. Maeda starts Wednesday night.

Brandon McCarthy threw a simulated game and could figure into the Dodgers’ plans this year.

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Game 150: Dodgers’ bench clears twice in comeback victory over San Francisco Giants.


The Dodgers’ bench emptied hurriedly twice on Monday: once to confront Madison Bumgarner after he yelled at Yasiel Puig, and again to celebrate Adrian Gonzalez‘s walk-off double in a 2-1 win over the San Francisco Giants. The box score is here. The photo gallery is here.

Alex Wood‘s return to the Dodgers is on hold.

Read up on how to watch and listen to Vin Scully during his final week on the job at Dodger Stadium.

Here’s what they were saying after the game:

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