Game 121: Bud Norris’ return leaves Dodgers waiting for Clayton Kershaw, Rich Hill.

Bud Norris returned from the 15-day disabled list Friday, only to get shelled by the Cincinnati Reds for six runs in a 9-2 Dodgers loss. The box score is here.

A successful 78-pitch simulated game left Rich Hill feeling ready to make his Dodgers debut on Wednesday against the San Francisco Giants. Clayton Kershaw will try throwing off a mound Saturday for the first time since July.

Game 48: Dodgers go the distance in sweeping Cincinnati Reds.

Joc Pederson

Dodgers center fielder Joc Pederson hits the wall after missing a ball hit by Jay Bruce in the 4th inning of the Dodgers’ 3-1 win. Bruce drove in a run but was thrown out trying to stretch a triple into a home run. (John McCoy/Staff photographer)

Three hits, an outstanding start by Scott Kazmir, and three scoreless innings by the bullpen were all the Dodgers needed to dispatch the Reds 3-1 on Wednesday, completing a three-game sweep.

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

Dave Roberts said he was “not angry at all” with Yasiel Puig, who did not start Wednesday’s game.

Here’s what they were saying in the clubhouse after the game:

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