For the third time in four years, Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner won the Roy Campanella Award, given annually to the player who “best exemplifies the spirit and leadership” of the Hall of Fame catcher. The award carries special weight since it is voted on by the team and coaching staff. Your peers, and your respect from them is really important, and that’s what players take away when they’re done playing,” manager Dave Roberts said Saturday.
Los Angeles Angels (26-33, fourth in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (42-17, first in the NL West) Los Angeles; Sunday, 3:10 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: Los Angeles and Los Angeles will meet on Sunday. The Dodgers are 20-9 on their home turf.
Mookie Betts exited early after getting hit by a pitch, giving the Dodgers a brief scare with the playoffs approaching, and Los Angeles beat the Angels 7-6 on Saturday night following a power outage in the ballpark. Joc Pederson hit a go-ahead homer in the sixth inning shortly before the lights went out at Dodger Stadium. ''I panicked for two seconds, to be honest,'' said Edwin Rios, who was in the dugout.