This was only one game in a season of 162. Only this felt like something more.
If the Dodgers' series opener against the San Francisco Giants had lasted a couple of more innings, outfielder Scott Van Slyke would have pitched. Pitcher Mat Latos would have replaced Van Slyke in right field.
If the Dodgers’ series opener against the San Francisco Giants had lasted a couple more innings, outfielder Scott Van Slyke would have pitched.
Enrique Hernandez was placed on the 15-day disabled list Monday, becoming the Dodgers' third everyday player to be sidelined because of a strained hamstring.
Perhaps the Dodgers' sabermetrically-inclined front office might want to consider revisiting some of baseball's more traditional metrics.
Enrique Hernandez felt his left hamstring tighten Sunday night as he ran through first base on an eighth-inning groundout.
Yasiel Puig was starting to find his form, compiling a season-long 10-game hitting streak and looking like the kind of player who could make a difference for the Dodgers in the final months of the season.
Kenley Jansen was unavailable to pitch Thursday. So were Juan Nicasio and J.P. Howell.