Dodgers lefty Clayton Kershaw was scheduled to throw three innings in a simulated game on Monday. Kershaw will make a minor league rehab start next and could be activated towards the end of next week. The 87-35 Dodgers have run away with the NL West, needing some combination of 20 wins and 20 Rockies losses (19 for the third-place Diamondbacks) to officially clinch the division.
A sacrifice fielder's choice, which led to a walk-off error. Brandon Guyer started the ninth inning with a double to left field. Catcher Roberto Perez then hit a sacrifice bunt, on his third attempt, into a fielder's choice.
Not a lot of phight left in these Phills, it would appear, as they dropped phive of their seven games last week out on the West Coast. Their phocus is obviously on securing the phirst pick in next year’s draft, a phellow they can build their phuture around. Whoever it is will provide a good phoundation along with Rhys Hoskins, the home-run machine who’s phlexing his power with phive homers in his phirst 11 big league games. Last week: 30