Watch as Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw robs opposing starter Tim Hudson of what might have been a two-run single with this slick behind-the-back grab Wednesday night in Los Angeles …
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Hunter Pence pushed a run home in the next at-bat and the Giants lead 1-0 at the time of this posting. The Dodgers can clinch the National League West title if they win. The Giants can clinch a Wild Card spot.
LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Dodgers signed outfielder Jason Heyward to a minor league deal and invited him to spring training.
The 33-year-old was released by the Chicago Cubs earlier this offseason.
Heyward, who was injured at times last season, put up the worst offensive numbers of his career, batting .204 and with 10 RBIs and one home run in 137 plate appearances. However, he’s a valuable defender in the outfield.
The deal reunites Heyward with first baseman Freddie Freeman. They came up through the Atlanta Braves system and have remained friends ever since.
Heyward was a leader in the Cubs’ clubhouse, helping them win the 2016 World Series.