Eric Stephen is the managing editor of True Blue LA. In addition to covering the Dodgers since 2009, Eric has worked in a variety of roles for SB Nation and Vox Media. He ran SB Nation Los Angeles, was an assignment editor and copy editor for SB Nation, and wrote about all sports nationally for SB Nation. He is a member of the Baseball Writers Association of America.
New Hall of Famer Gil Hodges will have his number 14 retired at Dodger Stadium on Saturday, June 4 before a game against the Mets.
Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association agreed to allow teams to carry 14 pitchers for three more weeks, through June 19, before the 13-pitcher roster limit goes into effect.
The Dodgers are currently operating with four starting pitchers and a series of fill-ins while Clayton Kershaw and Andrew Heaney rehab their injuries. What that means for the next few weeks, especially with active rosters reducing to a 13-pitcher limit beginning Monday.
Dodgers manager Dave Roberts called for change after Tuesday’s school shooting in Texas.
Recent Dodgers news and links include Freddie Freeman’s baserunning, an interview with Fernando Valenzuela, and former catcher Joe Pignatano died at age 92.
Mookie Betts hit two home runs and reached base four times in the Dodgers’ second straight rout of the Nationals in Washington D.C.
Walker Buehler and the Dodgers battle Josiah Gray and the Nationals on Tuesday night at Nationals Park in Washington D.C.