The Dodgers made their second round of roster cuts after a 5-1 loss to the Kansas City Royals on Thursday. Top pitching prospects Julio Urias and Jose De Leon were the top names sent out; both were re-assigned to the Dodgers’ minor league camp. So was catcher Jack Murphy.
This is Part 48 of a series in which every member of the 2015 Dodgers has his season juxtaposed with an episode of the greatest sitcom of all-time. Don’t take it too seriously.
Ian Thomas, SP/RP
Key stats: 1-1, 4.00 ERA, 18 IP in 9 G (1 GS)
Seinfeld episode: “The Bizarro Jerry.” (Season 8, Episode 3)
Key quote: “I’m sorry. We’ve already got a George.”
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The Dodgers’ team photographer has a couple good Randy Johnson stories that you’ve probably never heard before.
Colleague Tom Hoffarth suggested some possible Angels-Dodgers trades and hypothesized what an AT&T-DirecTV merger means for SportsNet LA.
NEW YORK — The Mets didn’t stand a chance against Clayton Kershaw. Their cleanup hitter, John Mayberry, Jr., had a .565 OPS. Their number-five hitter, Eric Campbell, clocked in at a whopping .587. They played the game anyway and Kershaw threw six perfect innings before allowing a hit. The Dodgers won 3-0. The box score is here.