Andruw Jones

Dodgers Dugout: Dodgers vs. Don Mattingly in the playoffs?

Dodgers Dugout: Dodgers vs. Don Mattingly in the playoffs?

Hi, and welcome to another edition of Dodgers Dugout. My name is Houston Mitchell, and because of this heat, I’m pretty sure the Earth has been torn from its orbit and is hurtling toward the sun.

Random thoughts

On the way to a too-hot Monday.

-- The Dodgers won Sunday, thanks to two guys who are hitting below .200. First, Kiké Hernandez (.196) homers, then Yasmani Grandal (.184) draws a bases-loaded, walk-off walk.

--Grandal’s yearly batting averages since his rookie season in 2012: .297, .216, .225, .234, .184. But according to OPS+,...

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