Game 12, 2017

Wait a minute. After 11 games of the season Andrew Toles and Yasiel Puig lead the Dodgers in home runs with three each?

Diamondbacks at Dodgers, 6:10PM PT, TV: SPNLA, FS-A, MLBN (out-of-market only)

Lefty Patrick Corbin (1-1, 1.80 ERA) goes for the D-Backs and righty Kenta Maeda (1-1, 6.30 ERA) goes for the Dodgers. In Corbin’s last appearance he went six scoreless innings and gave up just four hits against the Indians. Maeda hasn’t gotten past the fifth inning in either of his outings so far this season but got the win last time out despite giving up four runs.

Today’s big event won’t be the ball game, really. It will be the unveiling of a statue of Jackie Robinson at the Left Field Reserve Plaza entrance, where nearly 20% of all fans enter the stadium.

Jackie’s widow, Rachel, and children, Sharon and David, will attend the ceremony. Hall of Famer Frank Robinson will also be there, along with Dodgers icons Tommy Lasorda, Sandy Koufax, Vin Scully and Jaime Jarrin.

Lineup when available.

70 thoughts on “Game 12, 2017

  1. Missed the party last night. Watched the game this morning. Wood and Stripling are going to be awesome in the pen assuming Wood stays out of the rotation.

    • Kenley finishes. He hasn’t worked much lately anyway, and I’m not sure he even has a save this season.

  2. Apparently Forsythe out because his hamstring has tightened up. Which – if true – ugh. More hammy problems for the Dodgers is just too cliché.

      • Forsythe was acquired to be the solution, and he’s been excellent so far. Quique stepped in ably last night, though.

          • There’s a $9 million team option for next year, he’s still pretty young, the results have been excellent so far, and he’s just turned 30. Certainly he’ll be back in 2018.

  3. Dodgers perfecting that play of having the runner at third getting hit by a throw from the catcher and then scooting home.

  4. Classic Grant today commenting on the at bat by Aaron Hill, who was thrust into the line up due to an injury: “(Tyler) Chatwood dissambled him like a table from IKEA”

  5. So – as we celebrate Jackie Robinson Day – does anyone think that one day women will cross the gender barrier in MLB? Or any of NFL, NHL, NBA?

      • Wow – I had forgotten all about Manon Rheaume. Being a Canadian, she was big news in Canada. Especially when she played pre-season with Tampa Bay.

  6. Just tuning in. Appears like the Dodgers are picking right up where they left off yesterday!

  7. Toles matches his dinger total in 2016 with 115 PA in 32 PA so far this season.