The Los Angeles Dodgers today announced the June winners of the Dodger Pride Awards. The Dodger Pride Awards were created in 2008 by General Manager Ned Colletti, and are issued on a monthly basis to the players at each level of the club's minor league system who play the game with a hustling, smart, aggressive style. The players and staff on each respective club vote for the awards.
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Dodger outfielder Yasiel Puig will compete in the 2014 Gillette Home Run Derby on Monday, July 14. The announcement was made on ESPN's "SportsCenter" by National League Derby captain Troy Tulowitzki. On Sunday, Puig was voted one of the National League's starting outfielders for the Midsummer Classic in Minneapolis, his first career All-Star selection.
The Los Angeles Dodgers today placed right-handed pitcher Josh Beckett on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to July 7) with a left hip impingement and recalled right-handed reliever Pedro Baez from Triple-A Albuquerque.
The Los Angeles Dodgers today had four players named to the National League All-Star team: second baseman Dee Gordon, right-handed pitcher Zack Greinke, left-handed pitcher Clayton Kershaw and outfielder Yasiel Puig.
The Los Angeles Dodgers today recalled infielder Carlos Triunfel from Triple-A Albuquerque and placed infielder Erisbel Arruebarrena on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to July 5 with a right hip flexor strain.