Cody Bellinger becomes first Dodger to hit for the cycle since 2009

Cody Bellinger becomes first Dodger to hit for the cycle since 2009

Somewhat hidden in the cycle madness was that Bellinger hit his 26th home run, putting him only nine behind Mike Piazza for most all-time from a Dodgers rookie.

Cody Bellinger became the first Dodger rookie to hit for the cycle, going 4 for 5 with three RBIs in the win.

The three-game sweep was the Dodgers' first in Miami since 2008.

"In this organization there is so much history", he said. O'Grady gave up a solo homer to Justin Turner in the first and allowed another run in the third on Turner's sacrifice fly. His triple off Nick Wittgren barely cleared the glove of right fielder Giancarlo Stanton, who tried to making a running backhanded catch. He finished 0-for-2 Saturday in Los Angeles' 7-1 victory.

"He's pretty special, huh?"

"A lot of our guys are going to be real happy to get out of this place", Turner said. "This place is enormous, and they have athletic outfielders who cover a lot of ground". The error was changed to a hit. Whether it be hitting a three run homer on their final strike like Friday, or blowing the roof off like they did on Saturday, it doesn't matter.

With two weeks and a day until the Bengals open training camp, there's chatter on social media about Cincinnati wide receiver A.J. Green as Pro Football Focus asks if he might land in the Hall of Fame. "You make a catch like that, and you feel great". This was a fun little late-night pitching duel between Hill and Robbie Ray (who tied his career-high with 13 strikeouts).

Jeremy Hellickson tossed five innings of two-run ball but left early with an apparent calf injury. Hill heads into the All-Star break sporting a 3.69 ERA, 1.23 WHIP and 70/29 K/BB ratio in 12 starts.

Bellinger's cycle - his first four-hit game - was the fifth in the majors this year, and came against three pitchers.

"It's really not a surprise", Roberts said.

The Dodgers improved to 54-18 (.750) since Bellinger was promoted from the minors.

The Dodgers have the franchise's best record through 93 games since 1955. "Together with Roberts, they have filled the clubhouse with unselfish talent willing to do what's asked".

Chris Taylor's triple, followed by a single by Barnes, made it 3-0 in the fourth inning.

The seventh-year pro out of the University of Georgia in 2015 caught 86 passes for 1,297 yards, 15.1 per reception, and scored 10 touchdowns.

Kenley Jansen, whom the Marlins pursued but failed to sign in the offseason, converted his 23rd save, but not without some resistance in the eighth inning.