Happy 86th Birthday, Vin Scully! Pic above via Jon SooHoo/LA Dodgers 2013.
- Via Steve Dilbeck at the LA Times, he hears from AJ Ellis about his trip to Australia. AJ even addresses the Kirk Gibson comments.
“I want to leave it and let it go,” Ellis said. “He said what he said. They’re making more … I don’t know what to say. I’m honored the Dodgers thought highly enough of me to let me represent what I think is definitely the best organization in the NL West and the best organization in baseball, in my opinion.”
- Via Steve Adams at MLB Trade Rumors, Ted Lilly will retire.
"It's principally the pain in my back and shoulder. I'm having problems there. I feel like I can't return to being the pitcher I was a few years ago."
- Jeff Miller at the Thrillist writes, "19 things in LA we're totally thankful for". Be sure to check out #16.
- The Kersahw's shared their last day in Zambia in support of Kershaw's Challenge. Read all about it here.
- Via Harold Uhlman at Think Blue LA, "The Dodgers Did It Their Way". Uhlman explores "The Dodgers Way to Play Baseball", and laments the loss of that tradition today.
- Thank you, Ricky! You we're great while you were here, and wish you'll the best of luck. Via Scooby Axson at SI Wire, "Report: Twins, pitcher Ricky Nolasco agree to 4-year, $49 million deal".
- Via Jon Schorah at Baseball Professor, "Alexander Guerrero: 2014 Fantasy Sleeper".
- Via Marc Normandin at Sports on Earth, "Pitch Perfect?" Normandin takes an in-depth look at the Dodgers pitching staff
- Via Craig Calcaterra at Hardball Talk, "Time Warner wants to charge a lot of money for the new Dodgers channel".
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