The Dodgers suffered a tough loss today to the Pirates, falling 11-3. Brett Anderson, who made his 2016 debut, was pulled after his 5-run first inning due to a sprained left wrist. Thankfully, the Orioles were able to defeat the Giants 8-7, keeping us just one game behind first place!
In other news, we break down the role of bat flipping and showboating in baseball today, why the Dodgers’ woes against left-handed pitching might not be so bad after all, and more! To catch up on all news Dodgers, check below! Oh yeah, happy birthday, Magic Johnson!
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Blogs and Local Media:
- Dodgers Digest: PIRATES 11, DODGERS 3: BRETT ANDERSON’S COMEBACK LASTED A WHOLE INNING
- True Blue LA: Brett Anderson has a mild left wrist sprain
- NBC Los Angeles: The Prize Prospect the Dodgers Kept at the Trade Deadline
- ESPN: Clayton Kershaw throwing sessions increase in frequency, intensity
- CBS Sports: Dodgers’ Adam Liberatore: Begins rehab assignment
- Today’s Knuckleball: Dodgers activate Anderson, place McCarthy on DL