Retired Dodgers organist Nancy Bea Hefley to throw out first pitch in San Bernardino.

Nancy Bea Hefley, who retired last October after 28 years as the Dodger Stadium organist, will throw a ceremonial first pitch July 25 at the Little League Western Regional Softball Tournament in San Bernardino.

Hefley will deliver her pitch prior to the 8 p.m. Arizona vs. Wyoming game.

Houghton Stadium at the Little League Western Region Headquarters in San Bernardino (map) will be the site of the LLWR Softball Tournament from July 22-29. Games are free to attend. For more info call 909-887-6444.

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Watch: Dodgers Single-A affiliate involved in benches-clearing brawl.

The Dodgers’ Single-A affiliate Rancho Cucamonga Quakes lost 10-4 to the High Desert Mavericks tonight. Throw out the runs, hits and errors though. In the top of the sixth inning, Quakes pitcher Luis De Paula hit Mavericks batter Travis Demeritte with a pitch. What followed is the part of the game anyone in attendance at the Epicenter will remember:

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Only De Paula, the Quakes’ pitcher, was ejected.

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Game 75: Nick Tepesch mowed down by the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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Nick Tepesch meets with Yasmani Grandal during the Pittsburgh Pirates’ 8-6 win over the Dodgers on Friday. (Getty Images)

PITTSBURGH — Spot starter Nick Tepesch and the Dodgers’ strained bullpen could not sustain a six-game winning streak despite 13 hits in an 8-6 loss to the Pirates. The box score is here.

Andrew Friedman said that Frankie Montas has a chance to return this season from a stress reaction in his rib.

Here’s what they were saying after tonight’s game:
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Brandon McCarthy, Hyun-Jin Ryu nearing major league returns.

PITTSBURGH — When Nick Tepesch‘s rotation spot comes up again next Tuesday, it won’t be in time for Hyun-Jin Ryu or Brandon McCarthy to make their long-awaited 2016 debut. But it’ll be close.

Both Ryu and McCarthy have about “one or two” starts left in their minor league rehab assignments, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said Friday. Ryu is up to throwing 90 mph and McCarthy 93 at Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Here’s more from Roberts:

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Frankie Montas out 4-8 weeks with (another) injured rib.

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PITTSBURGH — Dodgers pitcher Frankie Montas, who missed the first six weeks of the regular season while recovering from off-season rib surgery, has an injury to his second rib and won’t pitch for four to eight weeks. The news was first reported by Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports.com.

Montas, 23, last pitched at Triple-A on June 15. He has a 2.38 earned-run average in four games (three starts) for the Oklahoma City Dodgers in 11 ⅓ innings.

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