Cody Bellinger insisted he didn’t realize that the Dodger Stadium crowd was chanting his name and wanted him to emerge from the dugout for a curtain call in the eighth inning Sunday.
“I didn’t really hear them until someone pushed me up the stairs,” he said, “Then it was, ‘Oh, this is happening.’ It’s pretty special.”
Looking almost embarrassed, Bellinger came out for a moment to acknowledge the cheers, the first curtain call of his career. It won’t be the last.
“I don’t know what took so long. He keeps doing this over and over and over again. I feel like he should be three or four curtain calls deep right now,” starter Brandon McCarthy said after the Dodgers rallied for...