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TBLA Monday morning links: July 15, 2019

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Happy Monday!

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Los Angeles Dodgers v Boston Red Sox Photo by Kathryn Riley/Getty Images

Dodgers news ...

The boys won the series in Boston, two games to one. Sunday’s contest was a long one — 12 innings! You can read the TBLA game recap here.

Pedro Moura of The Athletic writes about Dave Roberts’ success in his time with the Dodgers (subscription required).

Through 580 games, he now owns the fourth-best all-time winning percentage among 324 qualified managers — .598. If the 60-32 Dodgers continue winning near this year’s .652 pace, Roberts could become baseball’s all-time winningest manager, by percentage, before the end of next season.

Around the league ...

Mike Trout is day-to-day after exiting Sunday’s game with calf tightness.

The Orioles almost threw a combined perfect game on Sunday, but a base hit from Orioles’ Hanser Alberto in the 9th inning ruined that.

This article is a few days old, but it’s worth a read! FiveThirtyEight jots down the seven biggest questions to be answered by the end of the season.