Dodgers news ...
Not much in the Dodgers world yesterday. Just patiently waiting to clinch the division.
LA Times published a story about Caleb Ferguson’s recent success and how Dave Roberts has trust in his team.
Gavin Lux was named the Baseball America 2019 Minor League Player of the Year.
In 113 games at Double-A Tulsa and Triple-A Oklahoma City, Lux hit .347 to rank fourth in the minors, while his .421 on-base percentage ranked 10th and his .607 slugging percentage placed sixth. In terms of OPS, he ranked fourth (1.028) overall, behind only Kevin Cron, Jared Walsh and Mark Payton, a trio of older, bat-first players at Triple-A.
Around the league ...
David Ortiz made a comeback to Fenway Park, throwing out the first pitch months after being shot.
Fernando Tatis Jr., Vlad Guerrero Jr. and Pete Alonso are just a few of the powerful ballplayers in this rookie class. Sports Illustrated takes an in-depth look at these young studs.
Cody Bellinger and Christian Yelich are the favorites to win the NL MVP, but does Anthony Rendon have a chance to make things interesting?