Kyle Busch joins 200-win club with victory at NASCAR Auto Club 400

  • Brad Keselowski, chauffeur of the # 2 Reese Brands Ford, leads early in the Car Club 400 at the Car Club Speedway in Fontana on Sunday, March 17, 2019. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG).

  • A participant of the Denny Hamlin, chauffeur of the # 11 FedEx Ground Toyota, pit team cleans up the airgun after a rest stop between 120and 140 the Car Club 400 at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana on Sunday, March 17, 2019. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG).

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  • Ryan Preece, vehicle driver of the # 47 Kroger Chevrolet, pit teams functions to get them back on the track between laps 120 and 140 the Automobile Club 400 at the Automobile Club Speedway in Fontana on Sunday, March 17, 2019. (Picture by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG).

  • Martin Truex Jr., driver of the # 19 Bass Pro Shops Toyota, pit crew attempts to fix a damaged finder between laps 120 and 140 the Automobile Club 400 at the Car Club Speedway in Fontana on Sunday, March 17, 2019. (Image by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG).

  • B.J. McLeod, vehicle driver of the # 52 Mtel-One Ford, back tire changer Brehanna Daniels races to the Riverside back tire to complete the pit quit between laps 120 as well as 140 the Vehicle Club 400 at the Vehicle Club Speedway in Fontana on Sunday, March 17, 2019. (Image by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG).

  • Martin Truex Jr., chauffeur of the # 19 Bass Pro Shops Toyota, pit staff member blows the pit tidy in between laps 120 as well as 140 the Automobile Club 400 at the Car Club Speedway in Fontana on Sunday, March 17, 2019. (Image by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG).

  • Denny Hamlin, motorist of the # 11 FedEx Ground Toyota, pit team works to get them back on the track in between laps 120 as well as 140 the Car Club 400 at the Automobile Club Speedway in Fontana on Sunday, March 17, 2019. (Image by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG).

  • Cody Ware, driver of the # 51 JACOB Business Ford, pit staff functions to get them back on the track between laps 120 and 140 the Automobile Club 400 at the Automobile Club Speedway in Fontana on Sunday, March 17, 2019. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG).

  • Denny Hamlin, motorist of the # 11 FedEx Ground Toyota, in corner # 4 throughout the Car Club 400 at Automobile Club Speedway in Fontana on Sunday, March 17, 2019. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG).

  • Brad Keselowski, chauffeur of the # 2 Wurth Ford, in edge # 4 during the Vehicle Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana on Sunday, March 17, 2019. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG).

  • Kyle Busch, motorist of the # 18 in the Interstate Toyota, obtain the checkered flag from the flag individual after winning the Vehicle Club 400 at the Car Club Speedway in Fontana on Sunday, March 17, 2019. (Picture by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG).

  • Kyle Busch, driver of the # 18 in the Interstate Toyota, wins the Auto Club 400 and his 200th NASCAR success, at the Automobile Club Speedway in Fontana on Sunday, March 17, 2019. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG).

  • Kyle Busch fans celebrate after he wins the Auto Club 400 at the Car Club Speedway in Fontana on Sunday, March 17, 2019. (Image by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG).

  • Kyle Busch, motorist of the # 18 in the Interstate Toyota, wins the Automobile Club 400 and his 200th NASCAR triumph, at the Car Club Speedway in Fontana on Sunday, March 17, 2019. (Picture by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG).

  • Kyle Busch, motorist of the # 18 in the Interstate Toyota, stands on his auto with his 200th victory flag after winning the Automobile Club 400 and also his 200th NASCAR victory this one at Car Club Speedway in Fontana on Sunday, March 17, 2019. (Image by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG).

  • Kyle Busch, vehicle driver of the # 18 in the Interstate Toyota, does a burn out with a 200th victory flag after winning the Car Club 400 and his 200th NASCAR success, at Vehicle Club Speedway in Fontana on Sunday, March 17, 2019. (Image by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG).

  • A follower created a note for Kyle Busch on the track prior to the Automobile Club 400 at the Car Club Speedway in Fontana on Sunday, March 17, 2019. (Picture by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG).

  • Kyle Busch, chauffeur of the # 18 in the Interstate Toyota, leads Brad Keselowski, vehicle driver of the # 2 Wurth Ford, in edge 4 # in the last 30 laps of the Car Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana on Sunday, March 17, 2019. (Picture by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG).

  • Kyle Busch, vehicle driver of the # 18 in the Interstate Toyota, celebrates in Success Lane after winning the Auto Club 400, his 200th NASCAR victory, at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana on Sunday, March 17, 2019. (Picture by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG).

  • Kyle Busch, driver of the # 18 in the Interstate Toyota, commemorates in Victory Lane after winning the Vehicle Club 400, his 200th NASCAR triumph, at Car Club Speedway in Fontana on Sunday, March 17, 2019. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG).

  • Erik Jones, chauffeur of the # 20 Circle K Toyota,, Chase Elliott, vehicle driver of the # 9 NAPA Car Parts Chevrolet, as well as Daniel Hemric, vehicle driver of the # 8 Chevrolet Richard, race down the front straight during the Automobile Club 400 at the Automobile Club Speedway in Fontana on Sunday, March 17, 2019. (Picture by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG).

  • Kurt Busch, driver of the # 1 Haas Automation Ford, waves to followers during driver introductions for the Car Club 400 at the Automobile Club Speedway in Fontana on Sunday, March 17, 2019. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG).

  • Motley Crue’s Tommy Lee whistles to obtain fans cheering throughout chauffeur intros for the Auto Club 400 at the Vehicle Club Speedway in Fontana on Sunday, March 17, 2019. (Image by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG).

  • A young follower documents chauffeur intros from the start surface line on the track for the Automobile Club 400 at the Car Club Speedway in Fontana on Sunday, March 17, 2019. (Picture by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG).

  • Brad Keselowski, driver of the # 2 Reese Brands Ford, waves to fans during chauffeur intros for the Car Club 400 at the Automobile Club Speedway in Fontana on Sunday, March 17, 2019. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG).

  • Kyle Larson, vehicle driver of the # 42 DC Solar Chevrolet, pit crew during the nationwide anthem as well as fly over for the Car Club 400 at the Automobile Club Speedway in Fontana on Sunday, March 17, 2019. (Picture by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG).

  • Actress Kristin Chenoweth enjoys the begin for the race rom pit lane during the Car Club 400 at the Car Club Speedway in Fontana on Sunday, March 17, 2019. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG).

  • NASCAR chauffeurs line up five large to praise fans during the speed lap for the Car Club 400 at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana on Sunday, March 17, 2019. (Picture by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG).

  • NASCAR vehicle drivers line up 5 broad to salute followers throughout the speed lap for the Car Club 400 at the Vehicle Club Speedway in Fontana on Sunday, March 17, 2019. (Image by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG).

  • Austin Dillon, driver of the # 3 American Ethanol Chevrolet, leads the pack as the eco-friendly flag starts the Automobile Club 400 at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana on Sunday, March 17, 2019. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG).

  • Jay Leno walks the red rug into the chauffeurs conference prior to the Auto Club 400 at the Automobile Club Speedway in Fontana on Sunday, March 17, 2019. (Image by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG).

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FONTANA– Kyle Busch had history in his sights once again, driving the fastest auto right here at Automobile Club Speedway. This time he really did not let it unclothe emphasis.

With 25 laps to enter the Vehicle Club 400, Busch took the lead for the 7th and last time, passing Joey Logano as they sped out of Turn 4 at the 2-mile oval.

After that, his Joe Gibbs Competing Toyota was untouchable, getting virtually three tenths of a 2nd on the area with each lap as he asserted his 53rd Cup Series success as well as 200th NASCAR nationwide touring collection triumph of his career. He has won 94 races in the Xfinity Series as well as 53 in the Vehicle Collection.

Logano adhered to in second, 2.354 secs behind with Brad Keselowski, Kevin Harvick and also Ryan Blaney completing the top 5.

” This is just incredible. To win 200, whatever it suggests, it suggests a whole lot to me, Busch stated. “It has actually been a crazy trip as well as to obtain 200 right here today at Vehicle Club Speedway is pretty cool. To bookend No. 1 as well as No. 200 at the very same area is type of crazy.”

Busch has won four times below, and also when he topped the leaderboard in 2005 in Fontana it was his first Mug triumph.

It has been a remarkable season for Busch. Including his Xfinity Collection starts, he has gone into eight races and also has four success and 8 top 10s.

This was his 2nd Mug Collection victory in a row this season.

” He was the careless one on the sofa when we were children,” his older brother Kurt Busch, 40, claimed. “Obtained to congratulate him. Way to go bud.”

Kyle Busch, 33, had an opportunity to accumulate his turning point accomplishment during the Xfinity Series race Saturday in Fontana, but a collection of slips altering his tires throughout a pit stop dropped him to the back of the area and he ended up second.

On Sunday, he had some trouble in the pits too after he defeated Keselowski to win the second segment, yet this moment he had no one at fault yet himself. He got captured speeding, and once more needed to go down back and also went from initial to 21st when the race reactivated on Lap 127.

Kyle Busch, chauffeur of the http://# 18 in the Interstate Toyota, bases on his cars and truck with his 200th success flag after winning the Car Club 400 and also his 200th NASCAR victory this at Vehicle Club Speedway in Fontana on Sunday, March 17, 2019. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG)” Yeah it (the idea of not winning) crosses your mind. We had a great race auto all

day long. We were quickly,” Busch said.” I had not been certain how well we were mosting likely to have the ability to come though the field.” Yet Logano believed that it was just an issue of time prior to Busch would be back in initially, a position

Busch owned for 134 laps on Sunday. “He was a fair bit quicker. He was so fast it really did not issue that was in the lead, he was simply mosting likely to drive right by him, “Logano stated.” He was travelling available. “Much less that 10 laps later on, Busch was back in the top 10, driving the second-fastest auto on the track. His Camry, utilizing engines constructed at Toyota Competing Development in Costa Mesa, was averaging 176.031, which was simply a little bit slower than Keselowski, who was pacing the field at 176.484. On lap 159, Busch passed his brother to move into fifth, and seven laps later he was back up front when the leaders drew into the pits.” We attempted

to run him down however we couldn’t do it,” Logano said.” We have obtained some job to do. We just don’t appear to be quick sufficient. Congrats to him 200 victories in NASCAR is a hell of

a success. He ought to be extremely proud of that. I just want he didn’t get it by defeating me.” Busch made his last quit under care after Bubba Wallace’s Chevy dropped some particles on the track. Already, Busch had put just about the leading seven automobiles a lap down. He requested an atmospheric pressure change in his tires to help his Toyota transform better in the middle of the corners and also appeared of the pits in 2nd area behind Blaney, that decided to gain track position by avoiding on the track. Associated Articles< a class= "article-title" href =" https://www.ocregister.com/2019/03/16/cole-custer-pulls-away-late-to-win-xfinity-race-deny-kyle-busch-his-200th-victory/ "title=" Cole Custer draws away late to win Xfinity race,

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Really, however, absolutely nothing or nobody can stop Busch and he was in third 0.277 behind first on Lap 174, and the following time around the 2-mile oval, he had the lead again with Logano tracking 0.252 of a second behind.

” I am never ever mosting likely to self-proclaim that I am the best of all time. That is for others to question,” Busch said. I do not know in this day as well as age with every one of the periods that we have been via if there can be a biggest of all time. I would certainly such as to be in that mix of the top five or 8 guys. By the time I am done, I believe I can be amongst the top 3.”

Orange County scores and player stats for Saturday (3-16-19)

Scores and statistics for the Orange Region games on Saturday, March 16.

BASEBALL SOFTBALL BOYS VOLLEYBALL

PORTOLA TOURNAMENT

Pool play

Laguna Hills def. Santa Ana Valley, 25-12, 25-13

LH: Gant 7 eliminates, 3 blocks, 1 ace. Testerman 9 eliminates. Shahrestani 2 kills, 3 aces.

Laguna Hills def.Tustin, 27-25, 26-24

LH: Gant 9 kills, 2 blocks, 3 aces. Testerman 3 kills, 4 blocks, 1 ace. Jaffe 3 kills.

Laguna Hills def.San Juan Hills, 25-15, 25-20

LH: Gant 12 kills, 2 blocks, 3 aces. Testerman 5 kills. Shahrestani 5 eliminates

Laguna Hills def. Northwood, 25-17, 18-25, 17-15

LH: Gant 11 kills. Testerman 7 eliminates, 3 blocks. Shahrestani 5 eliminates, 2 aces.

Champion match

Portola def. Laguna Hills, 27-25, 25-15

LH: Gant 8 kills, 3 blocks. Testerman 6 eliminates,1 ace.

Orange County baseball/softball highlights for Friday, March 15

Emphasizes as well as leading entertainers from the Orange County baseball and also softball video games on Friday, March 15.

BASEBALL

Friday’s baseball scoreboard Brea Olinda evened its North Hills Organization record at 1-1 with a 3-1 success over No. 22 Esperanza. Justin Cabada went 6 1/3 innings, allowing just three hits, two walks as well as an unearned run. Gregg Shrubb quit a walk but obtained the last 2 outs for the save. Max Ribble was 2-for-3 with a double, while Hunter Ogden and also Tanner Jeanotte drove in one run apiece for the Wildcats (4-6-1 total). Esperanza was up to 6-7 as well as 0-2.

Matt Blackney pitched a three-hit shutout and Loara won an early first-place face-off in the Garden Grove Organization, defeating Rancho Alamitos 1-0 at home. Blackney started out 4 as well as Patrick Monroe doubled and racked up the only run in a video game that was finished in one hour, 5 mins. Loara (5-5 overall) took over the league lead at 4-0. Rancho was up to 6-5, 4-1.

SOFTBALL

Friday’s softball scoreboard

No. 11 Mater Dei scored a run in all-time low of the 5th inning to border No. 22 JSerra 1-0 in a Trinity League pitchers’ battle at Mater Dei High. Jolie Gustave threw a five-hit shutout for the Monarchs (7-6-1, 1-0). Taylor Caudill took the loss for the Lions (3-4, 0-1) despite allowing simply five hits, no earned runs as well as two strolls while starting out 11 in six innings. Sarah Shaw was 3-for-3 with a double and a stolen base for JSerra.

Instructors and group reps are encouraged to email their scores and stats after every game to the Register at preps@ocregister.com.

Todd Gurley’s injured knee has Rams offering only ‘shades of gray’

THOUSANDS OAKS– Les Snead shifted annoyingly in his chair. As supposition swirled since the Super Bowl around the condition of Todd Gurley’s knee, Rams brass had greatly stay clear of addressing the subject. Yet in a sitdown with reporters previously this week, Snead, the team’s basic manager, was continuously asked to clear up the condition of the Rams’ $60-million running back.

He would not provide a conclusive solution. Asked specifically regarding a report from The Sports which recommended Gurley had arthritis in his knee, Snead quipped back, “That would certainly be excellent after that, right? All he would certainly have to do is take Aleve.”

When pushed to confirm or deny the accuracy of the report, Snead once again tiptoed around it.

“With all NFL players when it pertains to attempting to be fresh at the end of the year, there is an aspect of possibly tones of grey of exactly how fresh you are and what that factor is,” Snead stated. “So I would counter your, ‘‘ It’s either a yes or a no.’ I’m unsure you’ve ever before gone with a 16-game NFL season, but if you have you probably would recognize that shade of gray.”

That uncertainty, as it refers to Gurley’s standing, is likely to persist with the offseason. But if the Rams star running back does without a doubt have arthritis in his knee, virtually 5 years after he tore his ACL in his last season at Georgia, it can recommend that Gurley’s ideal days as a running back may currently be behind him.

Joint inflammation, in the a lot of basic sense, refers to inflammation of a joint. However it’s usually utilized extra typically to explain discomfort because of loss or deterioration of cartilage material around a joint. For those that have experienced significant knee injuries, joint inflammation is frequently an usual occurence later in life.

“On a long term basis, even more than fifty percent of those people, twenty years later on, have some arthritis,” claimed Dr. Timothy Gibson, an orthopedic cosmetic surgeon and medical supervisor of the MemorialCare Joint Replacement Facility at Orange Shore Medical Facility.

However to be confronted with arthritis at 24, simply 4 periods into an appealing NFL occupation, Gibson added, would recommend it’s “likely there was some (cartilage) damage at the time of the ACL injury.” Any kind of such damage raises the chance that Gurley’s knee has much less gas mileage left than the Rams, who handed him a substantial agreement last summer season, could have really hoped.

“I do not understand specifically, clinically, when you categorize what arthritis is,” Rams trainer Sean McVay said, later including, “I do understand simply from the amount of work he’s had, there’s been a damage on that particular knee.”

A number of teams did have inquiries in advance of the 2015 NFL Draft concerning the long-lasting practicality of Gurley’s knee. The Rams chose him 10th general, regardless, and over the past four periods, their risk has actually been handsomely awarded, as Gurley won Offensive Gamer of the Year and was two times named an All-Pro while racking up 6,430 complete backyards and also 56 touchdowns.

That high usage, however, lastly appeared to take a toll at the end of last period. Gurley missed the final two games of the season with swelling in his knee as well as was never rather the very same afterwards. In the NFC championship, he was sidelined in favor of newly gotten back-up C.J. Anderson, and also in the Super Bowl, he took care of simply 35 lawns on 10 brings. Inquiries about the health of Gurley’s knee have actually been swirling since.

Also the Rams do not appear entirely certain of Gurley’s standing. After the Super Bowl, the organization regularly minimized Gurley’s injury. But given that, they have actually begun to maintain that “deterioration” was responsible for his inefficient verdict to the season.

At the NFL Scouting Incorporate 2 weeks ago, McVay claimed that the Rams had not considered surgery for Gurley, and he had not been made mindful of any kind of prepare for stem cell therapy, which one report suggested was a possibility for Gurley. Stem cell therapy is still fairly unproven. Microfracture surgical treatment, at the same time, would probably need Gurley to miss out on an entire period, without any warranty that he ‘d ever before be the exact same running back once again.

Whether Gurley can ever before match what he carried out in his very first 4 periods might greatly depend upon exactly how his knee responds from right here. When asked if he was concerned Gurley might not be the very same gamer, given the wear as well as tear on his knee, McVay trembled his head.

“I definitely would not say that yet,” he claimed.

Still, the Rams now recognize they require a sensible second alternative in the backfield. The team is still viewing the marketplace for Anderson, that emerged at the end of last period in Gurley’s stead. They also put an original-round tender on reserve back Malcolm Brown, that broke his collarbone last December. As the only 2 running backs the Rams are presently considering, whomever returns is sure to play a substantial function, as the group dials back Gurley’s carries next period.

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Rams sign previous Chargers and also Ravens safety and security Eric Weddle But arthritis, if that is what Gurley is taking care of, can be taken care of. Swelling, if dealt with appropriately, can diminish. Neither is as unusual for NFL running backs as you could assume.

“If they can regulate the discomfort, he can be reliable,” Gibson said.

With Gurley and also his injury history, that’s long been the emphasis for the Rams training personnel. However if he’s currently encountered with joint inflammation because previously hurt knee, his lasting potential customers at one of the most taxing settings in specialist sporting activities end up being a bit much more ominous.

“The damage to the cartilage, as soon as you have it, it does not ever come to be typical again,” Gibson stated. “It will just become worse.”

‘Slow-play’ approach to Walker Buehler’s spring motivated by more than caution

GLENDALE, Ariz.– In Walker Buehler’s own words– no one flip out.

However with 2 weeks to go till Opening Day, the Dodgers ultimately admitted that their “slow-play” approach to Buehler’s springtime job was encouraged by more than just care with a 24-year-old whose innings spiked last period.

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said Wednesday that Buehler “just had not been really feeling right” at the beginning of camp– the exact same expression he used earlier this springtime when Clayton Kershaw’s throwing program was postponed for a week. Kershaw obtained treatment and also anti-inflammatory drug for his pitching shoulder before resuming his tossing program lately.

“It was simply sort of hangover things from in 2014,” Buehler said when asked to explain what “not really feeling right” meant for him. “You do not really wish to ramp points up till you’re really feeling right. Just kind of normal stuff, nothing incredibly particular.

“But if you’re not 100 percent it’s kind of hard to try and also increase and obtain going. So we kind of reset ourselves as well as it kind of exercised in my support.”

Buehler threw to hitters in a real-time batting practice for the very first time Wednesday, tossing 33 lend a hand 2 substitute innings to Corey Seager, Paulo Orlando and Ezequiel Carrera. Buehler expects to join in a Cactus Organization game in 3 or 4 days, suggesting his spring launching would certainly happen 10 days prior to the season starts.

“I assume the timing is a little challenging yet I completely intend to be able to pitch and be a normal starting pitcher opening week. That’s our objective which’s my objective,” Buehler said. “If it doesn’t happen, if it’s four innings, that’s penalty. If it’s 5, if it’s 6– I believe it’s all an issue of just how we respond. That’ll be it.”

Roberts acknowledged Monday that both Kershaw as well as Buehler can open up the season in the turning also if they are only developed sufficient to pitch four or 5 innings in their initial starts. Right-hander Ross Stripling and also left-handers Julio Urias and also Caleb Ferguson are all constructing up to be either beginners or, potentially, multi-inning reducers that might follow Kershaw or Buehler in a “piggy-back” circumstance.

“If all goes well, will he be all set for the period to start? Yes. However that’s about just how much he’s developed,” Roberts said of Buehler particularly.

“Are we being more conservative right now? Most likely– with what we’re doing and also how we handle it? Yeah, probably.”

Buehler claimed he felt the “hangover things” on and off from the time he started his tossing program in your home in Kentucky in the weeks prior to springtime training.

“It’s simply sort of from the start of the throwing progam, not feeling 100 percent with my entire body,” he stated.

“Simply my arm didn’t seem like it was moving the means I desired it to. It’s not a pain thing actually, more of something doesn’t relocate flawlessly and also the means I kind of job I need every little thing to work correctly. … … It’s something that sort of reoccurs. Some days you really feel excellent as well as some days you do not. That’s baseball. However I had not been really feeling excellent typically enough. Absolutely nothing frightening, nothing alarming.”

SEAGER PROTECTION

Seager is scheduled to play three innings at shortstop in a minor-league video game Thursday. This stands for the very first time Seager has actually taken the field on defense in a game given that last May– and also likely the final step in his recovery from hip and also arm joint surgeries before he is removed to play in Cactus Organization games.

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Kershaw is scheduled to throw one more bullpen session during Thursday’s workout. It will be his second time shaking off a mound because resuming his tossing program. …

… Outfielder Alex Verdugo played in a minor-league video game Wednesday, getting 4 at-bats.