Dodgers news ...
It was Friday Night Fireworks at Dodger Stadium, but the real show came during the game. Walker Buehler was absolutely lights out and Matt Beaty was the walk-off hero. You can read the TBLA game recap here.
Deadspin (yes, I’m sorry) wrote an article about all the times Dodgers organist Dieter Ruehle played ocean-themed songs.
I decided to include something from the Giants’ perspective in this section because it’s about the Dodgers. Here’s Forbes’ article, “One Day The San Francisco Giants Could Become The Los Angeles Dodgers.”
He took something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue and built a well oiled machine. Now the Dodgers are running away with the NL West, while his new team, the San Francisco Giants look ahead at them in the standings.
Farhan Zaidi’s fingerprints are all over the the 2019 Dodgers and hopefully that DNA could be spliced into the Giants championship pedigree.
Around the league ...
Javier Baez made a Starbucks run in full uniform on Saturday! It was pretty epic.
Uh oh. A’s ace Frankie Montas was suspended for 80 games after testing positive for performance-enhancing substance.
Here’s the statement from Frankie Montas released by MLBPA: pic.twitter.com/weKk8y8K7T— Martín Gallegos (@MartinJGallegos) June 21, 2019
The results from the All-Star primary vote have been tallied and released. Here is the list of players who made the cut and will be on the Starters Election ballot.
Albert Pujols made his return to St. Louis for the first time since the 2011 World Series.