OAKLAND The improbable success of Elian Herrera shows no signs of ebbing, much to the Dodgers' delight.
It has been a month since the 27-year-old utilityman, who spent nearly a decade in the Dodgers' farm system, was called up to the big leagues and he has seemingly been everywhere in helping the Dodgers stay in first place.
Herrera was batting .305 entering Tuesday's play after three hits Sunday, his ninth multi-hit game of the season. He had a .407 on-base percentage and 14 runs batted in, including three game-winning RBIs.
The Dominican Republic native has played second base, third base, center field and left field. He started Tuesday's game in left field against the Oakland Athletics and batted second.
"It's awesome and I feel really happy," Herrera said. "I'm being blessed by God, doing what I like doing."
Herrera said he did not care where he plays, "I just want to be in the lineup. Every day when I come and I see my name" on the lineup card, "I say, 'OK, it's a new chan...