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Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts still not saying if Julio Urias will start it come out if the bullpen in the postseason, but he will be in the roster. The 20-year old delivered three scoreless innings in his final outing of the regular season.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Dodgers 9, Padres 4, Final. Dodgers remain two back of the Nationals for home field in the NLDS. Off to San Francisco for the final series of the regular season.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Mets and Cardinals fans need not worry. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said his club plans on playing the Giants hard this weekend with playoff implications present. At question, though, would be how long starters Clayton Kershaw and Rich Hill are extended in their outings.

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Pederson adds some insurance with RBI double (0:32)

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Potential Dodgers playoff starter Julio Urias tuned up for the postseason Thursday with three scoreless innings at San Diego on 58 pitches. The 20-year-old lefty could be called upon to pitch Game 4 of the NLDS against the Nationals.

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Cardinals in need of a win in Week 4 (0:33)
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Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

USC coach Clay Helton was good-spirited when asked about the "noise" that has come as a result of the Trojans' 1-3 start. "I know the expectations of SC and I'm a realist," he said. "We're in a production-based business, if you don't win, especially at this level, there's going to be griping and it's well-deserved."

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

USC right tackle Zach Banner will be a game-time decision Saturday against Arizona State with an ankle injury. Coach Clay Helton said after practice Thursday that Banner is about 80 percent and if he is unable to play, both Chuma Edoga and Jordan Simmons will play.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Noah Rosenberg, a 12-year-old Dodgers fan from Chula Vista, had a handwritten sign Thursday saying he would do push-ups for a bat. Yasiel Puig told the kid to drop and give him 50. He did and got Puig's bat in return.

Lineup: Dodgers (90-68) at Padres (68-90)

  • 1. Howie Kendrick, 1B (R)
  • 2. Charlie Culberson, SS (R)
  • 3. Justin Turner, 3B (R)
  • 4. Yasiel Puig, RF (R)
  • 5. Carlos Ruiz, C (R)
  • 6. Enrique Hernandez, 2B (R)
  • 7. Rob Segedin, LF (R)
  • 8. Joc Pederson, CF (L)
  • 9: Julio Urias, LHP

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Paul Pierce believes anyone -- even established stars like Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan -- can learn from Kevin Garnett: "Anybody can pick up something from an all-time great. He is one of the greatest players to ever play the game. So, whenever you've got somebody that can come in and share some valuable experience, it's a plus. Unless you're already sitting on the sidelines with five championships and 15 All-Star [appearances], and stuff like that, you probably don't want to hear nothing. But, when you have a guy like Kevin who was the greatest at his position, when he talks, you want to listen."

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Doc Rivers said he doesn't foresee KG accepting a coaching job this season: "I don't think he wants to coach. He's not that crazy. Who would ever want to do that? ... There's no way that's going to happen. I think he has a teaching future. This [situation] is as organic as it could be. I just told him to come around and figure it out. Do whatever you want. Whatever he does, I'm good with, because I do think he can have a very positive impact on us."

Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Doc Rivers on Kevin Garnett's presence at Clippers training camp: "KG was phenomenal today. This morning, before practice, he had a teaching clinic that you would pay a lot of money to see. It was great. It was great for Blake [Griffin] and [DeAndre Jordan] and the young guys as well. It's great to have him around. He's a great teacher. We know him as a great player. I knew him as a great teacher. He'll be really good for us."

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Are the Clippers a superteam? (3:29)

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Four days after Vin Scully called his last home game for the Dodgers, another broadcasting legend will say farewell to his home fans. The Padres have honored Dick Enberg by painting his famous catchphrase on the outfield grass. Oh my!