Game 152: Yasiel Puig and the Dodgers push the Giants further to the brink.

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Yasiel Puig makes an over-the-shoulder catch in right field in the Dodgers’ 9-3 win over the Giants on Wednesday. (John McCoy/Staff photographer)

Yasiel Puig and the Dodgers exorcised their demons against left-hander Matt Moore in a 9-3 win over the San Francisco Giants.

The box score is here.

The photo gallery is here.

Veteran left-handers Brett Anderson and Scott Kazmir will have a chance to audition for a playoff start down the stretch.

Looking ahead to the postseason is only natural, writes columnist Jeff Miller, while the Dodgers take it one game at a time.

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The Dodgers made T-shirts making fun of Madison Bumgarner. (Yes, already.)

The turnaround time on making a T-shirt in 2016 is one of the underrated developments of the Information Age. On-demand screen tees — like Wikipedia entries and early seasons of The Office — leave no one longing for Blockbuster Video and slide rules.

What did the Dodgers’ players do after Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner trolled Yasiel Puig on Monday night? They made T-shirts, of course:

https://twitter.com/Adrian_ElTitan/status/778354928414699520

https://twitter.com/YasielPuig/status/778357897696677888

We’ll see how much shelf life the “Don’t Look at Me” hashtag holds soon enough.

For his part, Bumgarner doesn’t seem to be taking it personally:

 

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Game 150: Dodgers’ bench clears twice in comeback victory over San Francisco Giants.


The Dodgers’ bench emptied hurriedly twice on Monday: once to confront Madison Bumgarner after he yelled at Yasiel Puig, and again to celebrate Adrian Gonzalez‘s walk-off double in a 2-1 win over the San Francisco Giants. The box score is here. The photo gallery is here.

Alex Wood‘s return to the Dodgers is on hold.

Read up on how to watch and listen to Vin Scully during his final week on the job at Dodger Stadium.

Here’s what they were saying after the game:

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Report: Dodgers discussed packaging Yasiel Puig, Brandon McCarthy for Ryan Braun. Update.

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Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig was claimed on revocable trade waivers by the Milwaukee Brewers in the final days before the Aug. 31 deadline. (Getty Images)

How close were the Dodgers to trading Yasiel Puig in August?

Maybe closer than it seemed at first.

According to a report on MLB.com, the Dodgers and Brewers discussed a trade that would have sent Puig to Milwaukee up until the final minute of the Aug. 31 deadline.

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Dodger Stadium is selling Yasiel Puig merchandise again.

When the Dodgers abruptly demoted Yasiel Puig to Triple-A Oklahoma City at the beginning of August, they also removed his merchandise from the Dodger Stadium shelves and placed it in storage.

Now, Puig is back. So is his swag.

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