Dodgers minor leaguers save a dude's life

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As God is my witness I thought turkeys could run:

A pair of Dodgers’ prospects in Midland, Mich., are being given credit
for helping to save a life last Sunday.

The pair of Single-A
Great Lakes players from the Dominican Republic were passengers in a car
on the highway when they saw a motorcyclist in front of them hit a
turkey.

The players — Rafael Ynoa and Elisaul Pimentel — were on their way to a doubleheader when the accident happened.  They got out and, with the help of fellow passengers, who included a nurse, gave the motorcyclist CPR.  He was taken the hospital in a coma but has since improved, according to the Los Angeles Times.

The turkey was reported to be in critical but delicious condition as of press time.

Marlins acquire Severino Gonzalez from the Phillies

PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 15:  Severino Gonzalez #52 of the Philadelphia Phillies delivers a pitch in the ninth inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Citizens Bank Park on September 15, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  The Pirates won 15-2. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)
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The Marlins announced on Tuesday afternoon that the club acquired pitcher Severino Gonzalez from the Phillies in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations.

Gonzalez, 24, was designated for assignment last Thursday by the Phillies to make room for outfielder Michael Saunders on the 40-man roster. The right-hander has had a rough go of it in 66 innings in the majors, owning a 6.68 ERA and a 62/14 K/BB ratio. That ratio shows there’s some potential there and the Marlins will have about five years to try and discover it.

Giants sign catcher Nick Hundley

DENVER, CO - JUNE 07:  Nick Hundley #4 of the Colorado Rockies takes an at bat against the Miami Marlins at Coors Field on June 7, 2015 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
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Andrew Baggarly of the Mercury News reports that the Giants have signed catcher Nick Hundley. It’s a major league deal worth $2 million.

Hundley, who is 33, but who seems like he’s been in the bigs for about 27 years, hit .260/.320/.439 with 10 homers in 83 games for the Rockies last season. Obviously he will be the backup given the presence of Buster Posey.