Hector Sanchez diagnosed with concussion
Sanchez took a foul tip off the bat of Adrian Gonzalez in the third inning, and manager Bruce Bochy confirmed the diagnosis after the game. Sanchez will be placed on the 7-day concussion disabled list Saturday, and the team is expected to make a roster move to call up a replacement before that evening's game.
Mark Teixeira likely out through weekend
Teixeira has not played since last Sunday due to a late injury, and Girardi expects him to end up missing at least a week as a result of the injury. Teixeira is likely out until at least Monday's series opener in Texas.
Zack Greinke records four Ks in one inning, cruises past Giants
Greinke struck out Hector Sanchez swinging and Tim Lincecum looking. He struck out Hunter Pence swinging, but the pitch was low and got past A.J. Ellis, as he reached safely at first. Finally, Greinke struck out Gregor Blanco. The pitch was low and got past Ellis, but the catcher was able to throw Blanco out in time at first base.
Greinke allowed four hits and one walk while striking out 10 in seven shutout frames in an 8-1 victory. Of his 106 pitches, 65 were strikes.
Greinke has recorded double-digit strikeouts four times this season. He owns a 2.74 ERA and a 1.18 WHIP over 21 starts. His next start will come Thursday at home against Atlanta.
Yasiel Puig rips out three triples in win over Giants
Puig tripled in the first, doubled in the third, tripled in a run in the fifth and tripled again in the sixth. He finished 4 for 5 with two runs scored and two RBI in an 8-1 victory.
Puig’s three triples are the most by a Dodger since Jimmy Sheckard in 1901 for Brooklyn. He also became the first player in team history to record at least two triples and a double in a game since Sandy Amoros in 1956. His 11 total bases were the most by any Dodger without ever hitting a home run.
Puig owns a .315/.402/.543 slash line with 12 homers and 54 RBI in 352 at-bats this season.
Tim Lincecum gets roughed up in loss to Dodgers
Lincecum has allowed nine earned runs over his last 19 innings of work. He owns a 3.96 ERA and a 1.26 WHIP over 125 innings of work this season. He will look to pick up the pieces and get back on track Wednesday at home against Pittsburgh.
Charlie Furbush serves up go-ahead HR in extras
Zach Britton slams door shut on M's in extras
Darren O'Day Ks two, picks up relief win
Huston Street notches second save with new club
Mike Morin picks up relief win Friday
Morin came in for Tyler Skaggs with two outs in the sixth and struck out Torii Hunter for the final out of the frame. The Angels scored two runs in the bottom of the frame, which proved to the difference, giving Morin his third win of the season. He owns a 2.61 ERA and a 1.16 WHIP over 38 innings of work this season.
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CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman talks trade rumors with the Fantasy Baseball Today crew, which compels Scott White to consider Troy Tulowitzki's and Carlos Gonzalez's value away from Coors Field.
Ryan Howard proves with 25-homer, 95-RBI pace that he's not ready for glue factor
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