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TBLA Thursday morning links: Sept. 19, 2019

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MLB: Tampa Bay Rays at Los Angeles Dodgers Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Dodgers news ...

The Dodgers dropped the series finale against the Rays on Wednesday night. You can read the TBLA game recap here.

The good news? Cody Bellinger hit homer No. 45.

Former Dodgers general manager, Ned Coletti, is the newest scout for the San Jose Sharks. Sports Illustrated looked more into the story here.

It’s going to be important that Dodgers fans bring energy to the Ravine during the postseason. Bill Plashke wrote a column about this for the LA Times.

Around the league ...

Astros starting pitcher Gerrit Cole became the 18th MLB pitcher to reach 300 strikeouts in a single season. You can read more about this at ESPN.

In more elite company, Bruce Bochy became the 11th manager to win 2,000 games in his career. You can read more about this at Bleacher Report.

The MLB and MLBPA collaborated to donate $210,000 to Hurricane Dorian relief.

The donation was made Wednesday, recognized as Roberto Clemente Day in the majors. The late Pittsburgh Hall of Famer wore No. 21 and was known for his humanitarian efforts.