The Dodgers have announced the August winners of the Dodger Pride Awards. The Dodger Pride Awards were created in 2008 by General Manager Ned Colletti, and are given 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.
September 11, 2009
Albuquerque (68-55) scored the winning run in the top of the ninth without a hit to top Las Vegas 4-3. Errors allowed Tennessee two unearned runs in a 3-2 loss. Outfielder Kyle Russell drove home three runs on three hits and Steve Smith threw five strong relief innings as Great Lakes topped Lansing 7-5. Inland Empire was not scheduled.
August 18, 2009
Tony Abreu, back from a brief stay in Los Angeles, crushed an RBI triple and a two-out grand slam, driving in five to lead Albuquerque to an 8-6 victory over Tacoma. Chattanooga scored eight in the third inning to smash Jacksonville 10-2. Modesto handed Inland Empire their eighth loss in a row 3-1. Great Lakes topped West Michigan 7-4 and moved into a tie for second in the division standings.
August 11, 2009