Orel Hershiser, the 1988 National League Cy Young Award winner, threw out the ceremonial first pitch before Tuesday's game against the D-backs, which was caught by 2011 Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw. Hershiser was also honored with his first bobblehead.
Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen has 167 strikeouts through the first 100 innings of his career, the second most all-time behind only Atlanta's Craig Kimbrel (170), according to Elias Sports Bureau.
Los Angeles has posted a winning record against the NL West every season since 2008 and has the second-best division winning percentage in all of baseball during that span at .584 (178-127). The Dodgers were 13-4 against the NL West this season entering Tuesday's game vs. the D-backs.