Dodgers news ...
The Dodgers lost on Friday night to tie the series up at one win a piece. You can read the TBLA game recap here.
Max Muncy and two other players were added to the All-Star Game rosters to replace players who ultimately will not be attending the festivities.
MAD MAX. @maxmuncy9 has been named to the NL All-Star Game! He will replace Anthony Rendon. pic.twitter.com/0ymKZJeLZ5— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) July 5, 2019
The Dodgers played through an earthquake on Friday night, with many players not even noticing the tremble.
#EarthquakeLA pic.twitter.com/yDOOEYSk4j— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) July 6, 2019
Manny Machado told a Dodgers fan he would bet his contract that the Padres will win a World Series before the Dodgers do. This is exactly the kind of attitude a player should have about the team they play for.
#mannymachado we out here much respect but that’s a dangerous bet @espn @barstoolsports pic.twitter.com/sqbBSNmDmA— Moshe L (@mosheL451) July 5, 2019
Around the league ...
Major League Baseball suspended Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera for the remainder of the season for violating the league’s domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse policy. You can read the full story at ESPN.
The crew at MLB Whiparound experienced the LA Earthquake and it’s actually the most hilarious thing I’ve seen all week.
We had an earthquake in LA today and our crew reacted, well, as any one of us would if we were in the middle of an earthquake. pic.twitter.com/dSzTJ4hIeh— FOX Sports: MLB (@MLBONFOX) July 6, 2019
Sidenote: Do not stand under a doorway during an earthquake as Eric Karros believes you are supposed to do. In case of an emergency, a desk or table is your safest place to be.
MLB will honor CC Sabathia at this year’s All-Star Game. It is the next stop in his 2019 retirement tour.
Jerry Seinfeld threw out the first pitch at the Mets game on Friday. It was right down the middle!