Years from now, when Julio Urias looks back at his first season in the major leagues, he will think of his debut in New York. He will recall pitching in front of his home crowd for the first time 11 days later.
Urias will also remember Wednesday night.
“It’s a dream,” he said in Spanish.
As the 19-year-old Urias limited the Washington Nationals to two runs and six hits over five innings in the Dodgers’ 4-3 victory, Oliver Perez was watching from the visiting bullpen at Dodger Stadium.
A once-promising starting pitcher, the 34-year-old Perez is entering the final stretch of a lengthy but largely unremarkable career. Now in his 14th major...