Pre-Game Notes And News: Saturday, 9/28/19

Here’s a brief recap of the days Dodger news prior to the game.

  • Last night the Dodgers won their 104th game. They’re one win away from tying the franchise record of wins with 2 games left in the season.
  • The Dodgers hit back to back home runs for the 17th time this season. That set a new National League record in a season. The all-time record is 18.
  • AJ Pollock was hit by a pitch on his leg in Friday nights game against the Giants. The team took x-rays and it came out negative. He said it hurt for the first hour after being hit but felt a lot better afterward. He’s not in the starting lineup for today’s game but he’s available to pinch-hit.
  • Bruce Bochy announced Madison Bumgarner will not make his scheduled start on Sunday. He didn’t announce who will replace him.
  • Justin Turner may not play another game this season but he has been active taking swings in the batting cage. There will be a simulated game this coming Tuesday and he’s expected to participate.
  • Dave Roberts reaffirmed Joe Kelly will make an appearance in Sunday’s game.
  • Today’s game is on local television in Los Angeles. KTLA channel 5 will be televising the game starting at 1 pm.

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