Yasiel Puig made a surprise visit to fans at yesterdays Select-A-Seat, pic above via Jon SooHoo/LA Dodgers 2014. See more pics at Jon's photog blog here; including pics from Day 3 of the Dodgers Community Caravan. Jon Weisman at Dodger Insider shares a video and some quotes from Puig. BTW, Dodger blogger Dodger Penguin was at Dodger Stadium yesterday and has a photo with himself and Puig to prove it. You lucky dog, you! Go here to check it out.
- Wow! Vin Scully will broadcast the Australian ballgames, via Steve Dilbeck at the LA Times.
“They asked me to go because they’re the first games to be broadcast by Time Warner,” Scully said. “So I said, `Sure, I’ll go.’ ”
- Via Chad Moriyama at Dodgers Digest, "Clutchitude: The Most Clutch Plays Of The 2013 Dodgers Season".
- Via Jon Weisman at Dodger Insider, "Ten statistical stats from Adrian Gonzalez in 2013".
- Jay Jaffe at Sports Illustrated puts together his Dodgers Winter Report Card.
- Via Lyle Spencer at MLB.com, "For some hurlers, handling bat is serious business".
"I think any good-hitting pitcher sees it as an advantage coming into a game," said Haren, who signed as a free agent with the Dodgers after a strong finish to 2013, his only season with the Nationals. "If you're facing a pitcher who doesn't see himself as a good hitter and doesn't take his at-bats as seriously as you do, it's definitely an edge.
- Awesome! Evan Bladh at Opinion of Kingman's Performance writes a great piece on, "Dodger Marketing Genius Danny Goodman". (Hat Tip: Jon Weisman at Dodger Insider)
- Via Ken Gurnick at MLB.com, "Dodgers fans grabbing tickets at 'unprecedented' rate". Wow. The Dodgers have stopped season ticket sales.
- Listen to Clayton Kersahaw on MLB Network Radio on Sirius, here. He chats about the padded caps, Brian Wilson's ping pong skills and what pitches he is currently working on. (Hat Tip: Ross Gassmer at Dodger Nation)
- Night Owl Cards shares his list of his 12 favorite sports card blogs. Check it out here. It's a great list and includes some of my favorite reads.
- Ryan G at Chaos and Kanji shares a bunch of pics from his visit to a Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles Baseball game in Japan.
- Via Philip Van der Vossen at Gunaxin, "Ultimate Super Bowl Snack Stadium Gallery".
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