Game 111: Segedin’s historic debut, Gonzalez’s 300th home run, lift Dodgers over Sox.

Rob Segedin

Rob Segedin batted twice with the bases loaded against David Price in his major league debut, and drove in two runs each time. (David Crane/Staff photographer)


Rob Segedin drove in four runs in his major league debut, setting a franchise record, and the Dodgers beat the Boston Red Sox 8-5 on Sunday. The box score is here. The photo gallery is here.

Clayton Kershaw is throwing again and Yimi Garcia is not.

Adrian Gonzalez hit his 300th career home run in a vintage performance, writes colleague Mark Whicker.

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Game 110: Dodgers’ Oklahoma City connection comes through against Boston Red Sox.

Two pitchers who began the week at Triple-A, Ross Stripling and Grant Dayton, accounted for seven of the Dodgers’ nine shutout innings against the Red Sox in a 3-0 win Saturday. The box score is here.

Stripling’s first inning was his most important of the game, writes colleague Mark Whicker.

Rich Hill was scratched from his Sunday start due to problems with the blister on his finger.

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Game 109: Steven Wright’s knuckleball fools Dodgers in shutout loss.

Josh Fields

Josh Fields faced one batter and threw four pitches at Dodger Stadium, inducing a double-play groundout in the Dodgers’ 9-0 loss. (Hans Gutknecht/Staff photographer)

The Dodgers had no chance against Steven Wright‘s knuckleball on Friday, collecting three hits in a 9-0 loss to the Boston Red Sox. The box score is here. The photo gallery is here.

Dodgers right fielder Josh Reddick has a fond David Ortiz memory from his time in the minor leagues.

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Dodgers to place Bud Norris on 15-day disabled list, recall Ross Stripling for Saturday start.

Bud Norris

Bud Norris bides his time during batting practice Friday in front of a Budweiser ad in the Dodger Stadium outfield. (Hans Gutknecht/Staff photographer)


The Dodgers are expected to place right-handed pitcher Bud Norris on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to Monday and recall Ross Stripling to make a spot start Saturday against the Boston Red Sox. Stripling arrived at Dodger Stadium on Friday afternoon, but the move won’t be official tonight. By waiting until tomorrow, the Dodgers can keep an extra pitcher in the bullpen for tonight’s game against the Red Sox.
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Dodgers trade Alex Castellanos to Boston Red Sox for minor-league outfielder Jeremy Hazelbaker.

The Dodgers today acquired minor league outfielder Jeremy Hazelbaker and cash considerations from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for outfielder Alex Castellanos.

Since Castellanos had been designated for assignment on Oct. 17 (to make room for Mike Baxter), Hazelbaker does not immediately join the Dodgers’ 40-man roster.

Hazelbaker, 26, spent the entire 2013 season with Triple-A Pawtucket, batting .257/.313/.374 with 11 home runs and 54 RBI in 121 games. He was fifth in the International League with 37 steals.

The Muncie, Indiana, native has a .258/.338/.421 with 194 steals, 60 home runs and 247 RBI in 530 games in five professional seasons since being selected by Boston in the fourth round of the 2009 draft out of Ball State University — the alma mater of former Dodger Larry Bigbie.

The Red Sox designated Pedro Beato for assignment to make room for Castellanos on their 40-man roster.

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