Congrats, Red Sox! Pic above via twitter @MLB.
- Did you miss DodgerTalk - the offseason edition - last night? No worries. Go here to listen to a podcast of the show at AM570.
- Via Greg Johns at MLB.com, "Wallach set to interview for Mariners' managerial job". He was also reported to have interviewed for the Cubs job.
- We are now in the free agency period. Ron Cervenka at Think Blue LA explains how it all works.
- Ken Gurnick at MLB.com writes about the Dodgers prospects playing this offseason and makes note that Dee Gordon is going through the process of converting to an outfielder.
- GCRL shares his awesome 2012 Triple Threads relic book card featuring 6 Dodgers. Awesome!
- Via William C. Rhoden at the New York Times, "Jackie Robinson’s Legacy Recedes on Baseball Rosters".
When Boston and St. Louis first faced each other in the World Series, in 1946, there wasn’t a single African-American in either dugout. As the Red Sox and the Cardinals meet again 67 years later, there is one.
- Via Matt Snyder at CBS, "Vegas odds: Dodgers are favorites to win 2014 World Series". Wow, we are 5 to 1 favorites.
- BTW, the MLB FanCave is coming for the 2014 season. You must apply by November 8th. Go here!
- This is your must read of the day. Via Adrian Cardenas at The New Yorker, "Why I Quit Major League Baseball".
It was only after I quit that I wished I hadn’t always kept my head down, relentlessly climbing to reach the top of the game, to fulfill an American dream. I wish I had looked up more often, even at the cost some of my success.
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