Game 9: Dodgers 5, Seattle Mariners 2.

Jackie Robinson

Dodgers players and coaches wear their number 42 jerseys during pregame ceremonies on Jackie Robinson Day on Wednesday. (Photo by Michael Owen Baker/Staff photographer)

There was enough pomp and circumstance Wednesday at Dodger Stadium to fill — well, Dodger Stadium. It was the Civil Rights Game, on Jackie Robinson Day, with every player wearing number 42. The Dodgers honored Robinson with their play as much as their words.

Robinson Cano — who, ironically, is named for number 42 — could not say the same thing.

The game story is here. The box score is here. The photo gallery is here.

The biggest news might have come before the game, when president Stan Kasten (sitting with commissioner Rob Manfred, Rachel Robinson and Magic Johnson) announced that a Robinson statue would be the first in a series at Dodger Stadium.

Facebook Twitter Plusone Digg Reddit Stumbleupon Tumblr Email

Carlos Frias returns to Dodgers, who designate David Huff and claim Ryan Dennick.

David Huff

The Dodgers designated left-handed pitcher David Huff for assignment after he allowed four runs in four innings against the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday. (Keith Birmingham/Staff photographer)

At one point this week, Carlos Frias was scheduled to start for Triple-A Oklahoma today. Instead he has a locker in the home clubhouse at Dodger Stadium after being recalled by the Dodgers on Wednesday.

His return was announced shortly after the Dodgers announced they had designated pitcher David Huff for assignment and claimed left-handed pitcher Ryan Dennick off waivers from the Cincinnati Reds.

The Dodgers have 10 days to place Huff on waivers, trade him, release him, or outright him to the minor leagues. Dennick is now on the 40-man roster and will report to Double-A Tulsa.

Continue reading

Facebook Twitter Plusone Digg Reddit Stumbleupon Tumblr Email