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Jacob has been a lifelong Dodger fan, stemming from a childhood dream to play for the big-league team. While not covering his favorite team, he works as a relief manager at Big 5 Sporting Goods as well as reporting and writing for the Valley Sports Telegram, covering scholastic and collegiate games throughout the San Fernando Valley.

Notes: Jason Heyward, Mookie Betts, Freddie Freeman

Jason Heyward’s leadership and contributions have made him a valuable member of the Dodgers this season, plus more on Mookie Betts and Freddie Freeman’s historic campaigns, Pee Wee Reese named as the ninth greatest Dodger of all time, and Ryan Brasier.

Dodgers notes: Will Smith, Emmet Sheehan, Fernando Valenzuela

Will Smith’s struggles in the second half can be attributed to a broken rib and oblique strain, plus more on Emmet Sheehan’s postseason rotation bid, Fernando Valenzuela being named the tenth greatest Dodger of all time, and Clayton Kershaw.

Dodgers’ bats fall silent as Giants even the series

Dodgers collected just three hits off Giants’ lefty Sean Manaea, as the San Francisco even the four-game series at a game apiece as the weekend begins.

Dodgers notes: Kershaw, Betts, Wills

Clayton Kershaw’s start against the Giants Saturday might be his last regular season start at Dodger Stadium, plus more on Mookie Betts and the MVP race, Maury Wills being the eleventh greatest Dodger, and the Shohei Ohtani sweepstakes.

Freddie Freeman puts himself in a class of his own with rare feat

Freeman becomes first player in baseball history with 25/55/20 season, plus more on J.D. Martinez’s thoughts on failed Eduardo Rodriguez trade, Daniel Hudson throwing to live hitters, the NL MVP race, and an update on Yency Almonte.

J.D. Martinez powers Dodgers with two homers

J.D. Martinez’s two home runs and five RBI helped the Dodgers record their fourth straight win against the Tigers by a score of 8-3.

Dodgers notes: Clayton Kershaw, James Outman, Mookie Betts

Clayton Kershaw wishes to get back to his old self before the postseason arrives, plus more on James Outman making Dodger rookie history, Mookie Betts and J.P. Crawford in the newest episode of Betts’ podcast, and Michael Grove’s return.

Is Mookie Betts the clear favorite to win National League MVP?

Why Mookie Betts is the favorite to win NL MVP, plus more on Evan Phillips’ role as closer in the postseason, James Outman being named the most impressive rookie for the Dodgers, and John Shoemaker receiving the Tommy Lasorda I Bleed Dodger Blue Award.

Notes: Postseason rotation, Mookie Betts, Yoshinobu Yamamoto

Looking at the options for the Dodgers’ rotation heading into the postseason, plus more on Yoshinobu Yamamoto coming to Major League Baseball and Mookie Betts’ impact on the Dodgers lineup and team as a whole.

Notes: Betts, Pepiot, Rosario, Wong

Mookie Betts is dealing with a bone bruise, but should return to action very soon, plus more on Amed Rosario and Kolten Wong needing to improve before hitting free agency, and whether Ryan Pepiot should have a spot in the rotation for the postseason.