Justin Turner is the redhead with the easy smile that belies the lethal bat. Corey Seager is the steady hand, Cody Bellinger the dashing newcomer, Alex Wood the confident understudy, and Kenley Jansen the man who turns out the lights, night after night.
The star is Clayton Kershaw, and now is the time for the Dodgers to rally around their injured leading man.
There is one name that has dropped off the Dodgers’ marquee this season, the guy that for so long dominated the spotlight. He has almost become an afterthought, behind all the emerging stars, buried at the bottom of the batting order.
This week, at least, Yasiel Puig reclaimed his old role as a leading man. On...