Game 47: Dave Roberts makes a tough decision in Dodgers’ win over Reds.

Yasiel Puig

Yasiel Puig was removed from the Dodgers’ 8-2 win over the Cincinnati Reds for not running out this hit. (Keith Birmingham/Staff photographer)

The Dodgers took advantage of three errors and six free passes to beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-2 on Tuesday at Dodger Stadium.

The box score is here.

The photo gallery is here.

Will Clayton Kershaw pitch on normal rest Saturday or extra rest Sunday when the Dodgers visit the New York Mets this weekend? Dave Roberts is considering his options.

Yasiel Puig was removed for not hustling out a fly ball off the wall that he turned into a single in the sixth inning. Here’s what he and Roberts said about it after the game:
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Game 45: Yasiel Puig redeems himself in the 17th inning, Dodgers win 9-5.

David Rackley

Umpire David Rackley is treated after he was hit with a ball during the fifth inning Sunday. He did not return to the game. (Getty Images)


SAN DIEGO — The Dodgers rallied for four runs in the 17th inning — yes, the 17th — to beat the Padres 9-5. It was their longest game since a 17-inning win over the Padres in April 2007, also at Petco Park. The box score is here.

The Dodgers are shifting less with Clayton Kershaw on the mound compared to their other pitchers. Kershaw starts tomorrow.

Here’s what manager Dave Roberts said after the game:
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Vin Scully ranks No. 5 on list of L.A.’s most powerful in sports.

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Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully smiles as he makes his way to the stage during the Dodgers’ fourth annual FanFest in January. (Keith Birmingham/Staff photographer)

Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully ranks fifth on our annual list of the 50 Most Powerful in Southern California Sports. Scully moved up from sixth on our 2015 list.

The other Dodger folks on our list (last year’s rank in parentheses):
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Game 40: Clayton Kershaw, Joc Pederson star in Dodgers’ win.

Clayton Kershaw pitched eight typically strong innings and Joc Pederson hit his team-leading seventh and eighth home runs of the season in a 5-1 win over the Angels. The box score is here.

Trayce Thompson got his second consecutive start against a right-handed pitcher Tuesday and he’s making the most of his opportunities.

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