Cody Bellinger is named the National League Player of the Week.
I got that fire come and try me. pic.twitter.com/PTgjcCGQfM— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) April 8, 2019
David Freese got a warm welcome from his former home in St. Louis.
St. Louis loves David Freese! ❤️️ pic.twitter.com/kCurMvTND8— St. Louis Cardinals (@Cardinals) April 9, 2019
Hyun-Jin Ryu exited the game on Monday night and will be headed to the injured list.
Bill Plunkett from the Orange County Register writes about Cody Bellinger and his hot start.
Around the league...
MLB’s top ten plays of the week!
Can you guess which team is No. 1 in the MLB Power Rankings? You don’t have to. It’s the Dodgers.
Seattle Mariners’ Edwin Encarnacion homered twice in the same inning. But, this isn’t the first time he’s achieved this feat.
For the 2nd time in his career, Edwin Encarnacion has homered twice in the same inning.— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) April 9, 2019
The only other players in MLB history to do that twice? Andre Dawson, Willie McCovey, Alex Rodríguez and Jeff King.
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NL West division opponents going at it on Monday.
Chris Davis made it in the record books — for all the wrong reasons. CBS Sports writes about his 47 (now 49) consecutive hitless at-bats. ESPN writes about the details of this streak, going into the history of this statistic, as well as dissecting what he has done in this span.
Two of the best facing off: