Dodgers third baseman Juan Uribe ‘part of our club’ but isn’t playing a lot.

Juan Uribe has started three of the Dodgers’ last 13 games at third base. Alex Guerrero is starting at third today, so it will soon become three of the last 14 for Uribe.

Uribe had a 13-game hitting streak from April 15 to May 4 that raised his slash line to .279/.318/.361 for the season. Since then Guerrero and Justin Turner have taken the majority of starts while Uribe has just two hits, both singles, in 19 at-bats. He’s gone from starting third baseman to “part of the mix” to, as manager Don Mattingly said Sunday, “eh, part of our club”:

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Game 40: For Dodgers, the new normal is worse than the old normal.

SAN FRANCISCO — Remember the good old days, when the Dodgers had the best offense of any club in a generation, averaging five runs a game?

They still are averaging five a game, remarkably. You wonder where that team was the last few days. Thursday, Madison Bumgarner piled on to Clayton Kershaw’s season-long misery by hitting a home run, something the Dodgers forgot how to do while getting swept at AT&T Park.

Hyun-Jin Ryu and Erisbel Arruebarrena — remember him? — won’t be seen in a Dodgers uniform again this year.

I’ll post some quarter-pole-of-the-season thoughts here in a bit.

Game 39: Good news for people who love bad news.

SAN FRANCISCO — What would you like first, the bad news or the bad news?

The Dodgers are bracing for Hyun-Jin Ryu’s season to be officially over once he has surgery tomorrow.

The Giants can sweep the Dodgers for the second time this season if Madison Bumgarner beats Clayton Kershaw tomorrow. Wednesday’s box score is here.

So yeah, tomorrow should be fun.