"You can't help that," he said.
• Dodgers reliever J.P. Howell dropped his appeal of his two game suspension resulting from Tuesday's scrum with the D-backs. He pitched a scoreless sixth and seventh Friday, and will begin his suspension Saturday.
• The Dodgers claimed catcher John Baker off waivers Saturday and optioned him to Triple-A Albuquerque. The 32-year-old had six hits in 46 at-bats for the Padres this season, appearing in 16 games.
Steven Petrella is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.