DJ LeMahieu burned Dodgers star pitcher Zack Greinke for a seventh-inning, two-run homer in the Rockies' 6-3 loss Saturday night at Dodger Stadium.
The Cubs have several young, talented players who garner significant attention. The veterans help keep them in line. At the not-so-old age of 31, catcher Miguel Montero is one of those older players who guides the youngsters.
Saturday night against the Giants, Rubby De La Rosa's learning process continued as De La Rosa and D-backs fell, 4-1, at AT&T Park.
Yasiel Puig missed three games with a tight left hamstring, returned to the Dodgers lineup Saturday night with a double, single, walk and RBI, limped around enough for his manager to notice, but played all nine innings.
Brandon Crawford's two-run homer in the fourth inning Saturday padded the Giants' one-run lead and helped them cruise to a 4-1 victory that ended their eight-game losing streak. His round-tripper also sustained his emergence from a season-long slump.