Fans look for a ball hit by Giancarlo Stanton over the left field wall in the first inning. The Dodgers beat the Marlins, 11-1 on Tuesday. (John McCoy/Staff photographer)
left the crowd breathless with his first-inning home run Tuesday — estimated at 483 feet — but the Dodgers won the game. Their search for a semi-permanent starting rotation appears to be over
Check out what Mike Bolsinger said after the game here.
Why did Joel Peralta take particular pleasure in Adam Liberatore striking out John Baker on Monday? The answer reveals a key to Liberatore’s success as a rookie with the Dodgers.
The box score is here. The photo gallery is here.
During the game broadcast, Vin Scully told a story about Satchel Paige.
Remember, tomorrow’s game begins at 4:50 p.m.
Today, the Los Angeles News Group launched its list of the “50 Most Powerful in L.A. Sports.” The list includes Magic Johnson, Mark Walter, Vin Scully, Clayton Kershaw, Stan Kasten, Mike Scioscia, Yasiel Puig and Andrew Friedman. Dodgers advisor Ned Colletti ranks among the “fallen five.”
The full list is here. Check out a photo gallery of the entire Top 50 here.
Clayton Kershaw pauses before throwing the final pitch of his no-hitter June 18, 2014 at Dodger Stadium. (John McCoy/Staff photographer)
I asked Vin Scully about Clayton Kershaw during our interview Friday. His answer didn’t fit neatly into my story, so I’m posting his quote here: