Chris Taylor had six RBIs, including a grand slam for his first major league home run, in the Dodgers’ 13-7 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks. The box score is here.
Andre Ethier‘s fractured right tibia hasn’t completely healed, and the veteran outfielder has no timetable to begin a minor league rehab assignment. Clayton Kershaw might return as early as Thursday against the Washington Nationals.
A funny thing happened when MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred met with the media this week prior to the All-Star Game: no one asked him about the Dodgers’ television situation.
The Dodgers announced Friday that they’ve signed three more players from their 2016 draft class: right-handed pitcher Chris Mathewson out of Long Beach State (19th round), right-hander Conor Costello out of Oklahoma State (32nd round) and high school right-hander Kevin Malisheshki from Wauconda, IL (38th round).D
The Dodgers have signed 33 of their 42 selections from the 2016 draft. The deadline for teams to sign their draft picks is today; the team is thought to have one or more draft picks signed but still unannounced. The Dodgers have signed all of their first 11 picks.
I received an email yesterday from a fan named Susan Dubow about a tribute song she wrote for Vin Scully. Here it is. Enjoy: