Dodgers news ...
The Dodgers started their series with the Marlins with their 19th one-run win of the season. You can read the TBLA game recap here.
The Dodgers placed Dylan Floro on the 10-day injured list for neck inflammation and recalled Casey Sadler. Ken Gurnick of MLB.com writes about this here and also about manager Dave Roberts plans for his players this weekend.
Gurnick also wrote about how Kenta Maeda’s two-strikeout performance and how Kenley Jansen’s pitch mix helped him strike out the side on Friday night.
Over @HyunJinRyu99's last 12 regular season home starts, the @Dodgers are 12-0 and Ryu has a 0.75 ERA. pic.twitter.com/7cc7shPSml— MLB Stats (@MLBStats) July 20, 2019
The Dodgers also announced on Friday that they and MLB will have a press conference on Tuesday July 23rd to reveal the official 2020 All-Star Game logo as well as their upcoming stadium renovations and new centerfield entertainment plaza.
Around the league ...
One week after the Angels no-hit the Mariners, Seattle’s Mike Leake came within three outs of a perfect game. He did end up with “Maddux,” the fifth one this season as the Mariners won 10-0, you can read MLB.com’s Daniel Kramer’s story here.
The San Francisco Giants are now back at .500. The Mets have lost their last two games in San Francisco where Noah Syndergaard and Jacob deGrom combined to pitch 14 innings and allow one run total and struck out 18.
Giants take advantage of Mets’ error in the 10th to win 1-0— Bleacher Report MLB (@BR_MLB) July 20, 2019
Seven straight wins for San Francisco
Anthony Rizzo was inspired to hit his first home run since June 15th.
Cubs' slugger Anthony Rizzo had incredible inspiration for his grand slam against the Padres.— Yahoo Sports MLB (@MLByahoosports) July 20, 2019
A feel-good story ➡️ https://t.co/KDYfEyJZto pic.twitter.com/P7oXmJ8n4m
Finally, MLB.com’s Anthony Castrovince writes here on how a record 59 Baseball Hall-of-Fame members including this year’s inductees will present for Sunday’s induction ceremony.
There has never been a larger gathering of baseball Hall of Famers than this #HOFWKND. Welcome back, gentlemen! pic.twitter.com/1CAy9LLgcz— Baseball Hall ⚾ (@baseballhall) July 19, 2019