September 13 game chat

To the extent that Ian Kennedy is a contender, the Dodgers can help Clayton Kershaw’s Cy Young Award hopes by doing a number on the Diamondback righty tonight – and preventing him from reaching the number 20, as in wins.

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Dee Gordon surpassed Rafael Furcal on Tuesday in innings played at shortstop for the Dodgers this season.

  • Gordon: 310 2/3 innings, 162 chances, 54 putouts, 100 assists, eight errors
  • Furcal: 304 2/3 innings, 156 chances, 57 putouts, 95 assists, four errors

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Dodger position player complete game leaders, via Baseball-Reference.com:

134 Matt Kemp
124 Andre Ethier
113 James Loney
91 Jamey Carroll
83 Aaron Miles
69 Rod Barajas
55 Tony Gwynn Jr.
54 Juan Uribe
45 Dioner Navarro
39 Casey Blake
32 Rafael Furcal
31 Dee Gordon

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  • Kershaw is the Dodgers’ nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award, given to the major leaguer “who best represents the game of baseball through positive contributions on and off the field, including sportsmanship and community involvement.”
  • At True Blue L.A., Chad Moriyama writes about how low-cost relievers carried the day for the Dodger bullpen.
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