The Los Angeles Dodgers open up a 3-game series on Monday at Chavez Ravine against the Cincinnati Reds. Clayton Kershaw will take the mound hoping to continue his hot start to the season.
Kershaw brings a 6-1 record with a 1.67 era into Monday’s game. The Reds come into the matchup with a 15-29 record and currently sit in last place in the NL Central Division. As for the Dodgers, they are 4.5 games behind the San Fransisco Giants.
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But amidst the 17 inning marathon against the San Diego Padres Sunday night, second baseman Chase Utley made it into the Dodgers record books. In the Dodgers 9-5 victory over the Padres, Utley racked up 13 assists to go along with 9 at-bats, according to Dodgers Insider Jon Weisman.
Chase Utley's 13 assists Sunday tied L.A. Dodgers record for any position (Davey Lopes 4/12/80, Willie Randolph 8/23/89) — via @DodgersPR.
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Hopefully the Dodgers can build on the victory Sunday night and Kershaw can continue his dominant start to the season against the cellar-dwelling Reds.