The seventh edition of the Dodgers Playbill debuts with a cover featuring Dodger outfielders Matt Kemp and Andre Ethier. See it above. Be sure to click on any pic to embiggen.
- Woo Hoo!!! Matt Kemp and Andre Ethier are expected to be back in the Dodgers lineup tonight!
- FYI, Matt Kemp will be on HBO's Real Sports with Bryan Gumbel this coming Tuesday, July 17th, 10:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT. From an HBO press release:
- One of the newest Dodgers, Yasiel Puig, speaks, via Jesse Sanchez at MLB.com.
"It feels really great to be here in Arizona training with the team that's going to make my dream come true to play in the Major Leagues," Puig said through an interpreter. "My plan is to play in the big leagues. That's why I am here. I feel I'm ready, but it's up to them. I'm training as hard as I can to get there. "
- Beckett provides an early look at Topps newest Baseball card product called 2012 Topps Mini's. It will be smaller versions of their flagship card set (it will be the same size as the 1975 Topps Mini cards) with new autograph and relic cards. To the right is a Clayton Kershaw relic game-used card. Go to Beckett's post to see more samples.
- In case you haven't seen it yet. Here's a look at the Tommy Lasorda/ Walter Alton bobblehead being given out tomorrow. This will be the 6th bobblehead given out this year. BTW, Alston's grandson, Rob Ogle, will throw out the ceremonial first pitch that evening.
- Check out this video from E! Online featuring Magic Johnson as he talks a bit about the Dodgers and a Broadway show called "Magic/Bird". Broadway? Really, Magic? Go here for some background about this play.
- The Stanley Cup is in Quebec with Kings left winger Simon Gagne, Dudley Do-Right, and friends. Via twitter @keeperofthecup.
- Card case-breaker brentandbrenda on twitter shared a pic of 30 cases of 2012 Allen & Ginter they are opening. 30 CASES! It looks like card heaven at their house.