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His whole family is enjoying Andrew Toles' success with the Los Angeles Dodgers

His whole family is enjoying Andrew Toles' success with the Los Angeles Dodgers

As the baseball disappeared from sight and her little brother rounded the bases, Morgan Toles felt her phone flood with text messages.

Andrew Toles’ grand slam at Coors Field on Wednesday cemented his place in the strange saga of the Dodgers’ 2016 season. It also ignited a flurry of communication among his family members, continuing a summerlong ritual.

The group message started out with Morgan, her younger sister and their parents when the Dodgers first brought Andrew to the big leagues in June. As the season went on and his role expanded, so did the chain. Now it includes aunts, uncles, cousins, all reveling in Toles’ emergence from the long shadow cast by...

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