Los Angeles Dodgers
Jeff Francis came out of the bullpen to win his first start in more than three months, Michael Cuddyer won his first batting title, and Todd Helton singled in the final game of his career to help the Rockies beat the Dodgers 2-1.
Michael Cuddyer is closing in on his first batting title and he didn’t even need to play on Saturday night to help get there.
The Colorado Rockies can still earn their first winning record against the Los Angeles Dodgers since 2007 if they win the last two games of their final series.
With the Red Sox and Dodgers both finishing the season atop their division with 90+ wins, which of these two has the best chance to finish the season as champions?
The Los Angeles Dodgers are reaping the benefits from the most productive run of Ricky Nolasco’s career.
Clayton Kershaw surrendered a career-high 11 hits in five shaky innings and got the win and Yasiel Puig scored the go-ahead run before leaving with a strained right knee as the Dodgers beat the 10-8 on Monday.
Not only do many of us see the Dodgers as a five borough endeavor, an extension of our blue-collar grit and white-collar elitism, but we now must watch our enemy rocket to the top with a Yankee icon at the helm.
Michael Cuddyer tuned up for his first Home Run Derby with a two-run shot, the kind of boost that he’s been giving Colorado in the first half of the season.
Fresh from the minors, Juan Nicasio focused on being efficient with his pitches and throwing strikes.
Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Tyler Chatwood is enjoying a pretty good season so far, posting a 4-1 record and an earned run average of just over 2.