Brandon League went into Monday's game as one of baseball's most unreliable closers, and added to the negative reputation by blowing his fourth save and watching his ERA rise to 6.00. As the boo birds showed on Monday, many fans are frustrated with both League, and manager Don Mattingly's continued use of League as closer. The mistakes from Mattingly are beginning to mount, and fans are speaking up per Mark Saxon of ESPN.com.
After the hot start, Yasiel Puig has instantly became a fan favorite, per Dylan Hernandez and Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times.
Puig's personality is captured in his interaction with Luis Cruz, by Anthony Witrado at The Sporting News.
Injury wise, Hanley Ramirez and Matt Kemp are still battling hamstring ailments per Ken Gurnick and Austin Laymance of MLB.com. The same article provides updates on A.J. Ellis and Chris Capuano, as both players are getting close to rehab assignments.
Mattingly and company are hoping Ramirez can come back by the weekend, per Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times.