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TBLA Sunday morning links: Sept. 22, 2019

Good Sunday morning to you!

MLB: Colorado Rockies at Los Angeles Dodgers Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Dodgers news ...

The Dodgers dropped the second game against the Rockies on Saturday. You can read the TBLA game recap here.

The Dodgers had their second bobblehead giveaway of an owner on Saturday, Sports legend Billie Jean King was immortalized on a bobblehead, she joins Magic Johnson who has at least two Dodger-themed bobbleheads since 2012.

Prior to Saturday’s game, the Dodgers honored infielder Gavin Lux and right-hander Josiah Gray with their respective Branch Rickey Player and Pitcher of the Year Awards.

Jack Harris of the LA Times wrote this piece on the well-dressed Gray who was thrilled to be at Dodger Stadium. He spoke about his year and what he gleaned from the Dodger organization.

Justin Turner was given a very special Dodger award on Saturday

Around the league ...

The Braves broke the hangover streak by winning on Saturday and their star centerfielder accomplished something that had not been done in a long time.

This is not a streak you need if you are chasing a playoff spot.

If you didn’t hear, the Padres made Andy Green the first manager to be relieved of his job in 2019. Bruce Bochy is retiring next week but he is still on the job so he doesn’t count. Green’s contract was through 2021.