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Zack Godley struck out four Cubs in one inning

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Zack Godley became the 81st different pitcher to record four strikeouts in one inning, fanning Jon Jay, Tommy La Stella, Victor Caratini, and Kyle Schwarber in the first inning. The third strike on Caratini was dropped, allowing him to reach safely and Kris Bryant to score.

Godley’s first inning on Sunday was the 86th four-strikeout inning. The only other Diamondback to accomplish the feat was Oliver Perez on September 20, 2014 against the Rockies.

Godley, 27, entered Sunday’s start with a 2.94 ERA and a 101/30 K/BB ratio over 101 innings. He’s certainly a pitcher that has flown under the radar and helped the Diamondbacks contend, as the club is currently a half-game ahead of the Rockies (who lost on Sunday) for the first of two NL Wild Card slots.

Corey Seager will be included on Dodgers’ World Series roster

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Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports that Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager will be on the team’s World Series roster.

Seager, 23, played in the NLDS but was left off the NLCS roster due to a lower back injury suffered in Game 3 against the Diamondbacks. He had three hits, including a triple, in 15 plate appearances in that series. During the regular season, Seager hit .295/.375/.479 with 22 home runs, 77 RBI, and 85 runs scored across 613 PA.

Charlie Culberson and Chris Taylor handled shortstop while Seager was absent. Both players were among the Dodgers’ best performers in the NLCS. With Seager back in the fold, Taylor will play mostly center field and Culberson will return to his bench role.