Dodgers optioned C Shawn Zarraga to Triple-A Oklahoma City.
He was only with the club for a day as catching depth while the club waited on the arrival of Carlos Ruiz. He should return to the big league club as additional depth when rosters expand for September next week.
Diamondbacks transferred OF David Peralta to the 60-day disabled list.
Peralta underwent season-ending wrist surgery two weeks ago, this was merely done as a procedural move to open up a spot on the 40-man roster. Peralta is expected to be fully healthy and ready for spring training next season.
Chase Utley (foot) returned to the Dodgers starting lineup on Friday, going 1-for-5 with a double in a losing effort against the Cubs.
Utley drove home a run and scored a run in the contest. The veteran second baseman sat out Thursday's game due to a troublesome foot that had been bothering him. With his 1-for-5 effort Friday, he's now hitting .258/.328/.398 on the season with 11 homers and 42 RBI in 415 at-bats on the year.
Zack Cozart (knee, heel) collected a double as a pinch hitter in Friday's loss to the Diamondbacks.
Cozart had missed over a week's worth of games due to his various ailments, but was available off of the bench on Friday and is expected to rejoin the starting lineup on Saturday. The hard-hitting shortstop is slashing .265/.315/.446 with 15 homers and 46 RBI on the season.
Kris Bryant homered in the eighth and 10th innings to guide the Cubs past the Dodgers on Friday.
Bryant hit a solo homer off Joe Blanton in the eighth and added the decisive two-run shot off Adam Liberatore in the 10th. He's taken over the NL lead in homers with 35, and he leads the majors with 107 runs scored.