Nick Hundley

Dodgers and Yasmani Grandal have a grand time in Brett Anderson's return

Dodgers and Yasmani Grandal have a grand time in Brett Anderson's return

Because they have continually secured victories at a respectable pace throughout the season and their rival San Francisco Giants have not, the Dodgers need not worry about winning each of their remaining games. Inside their clubhouse Thursday at Dodger Stadium, their players discussed the possibility of clinching the National League West title before leaving town Sunday.

And so Brett Anderson drawing Thursday night’s start against the Colorado Rockies represented no more than a first-round audition for the fourth-starter role the Dodgers must fill for the playoffs, albeit one set before an unusually windy diorama featuring nearly 50,000 fans.

In the Dodgers’ 7-4...

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