"I don't know about you, but I am starving for baseball!" -Vin Scully. Pic via @Dodgers on twitter.
- Via Kershaw's Challenge, "Destiny Community School is going up!" They are building a 5 room school house in Zambia.
- Ron Cervenka at Think Blue LA declares "The honeymoon is over between Dodger fans and new ownership".
- Via JP Hoornstra at Inside the Dodgers, "Dodger Stadium wi-fi installation is in progress."
- Via Dylan Hernandez via the LA Times, we learn that Matt Kemp may not be ready for Opening Day.
Matt Kemp said Saturday he might not be ready to play on opening day, insisting he didn’t want to repeat the mistake he made last year of rushing back from injuries.
- But, Kemp's ankle is healthy, via Cary Osborne at Dodger Insider. He's just being cautious.
“I would love to play in those games. If I’m ready to play, I’ll play,” Kemp said. “If I’m not ready to play, I’m not going to play in those games. I don’t want to get hurt. I don’t want come back at 80 percent and get hurt again. I don’t want to come back at 90 percent. I want to be 100 percent the whole year and give everybody what I can. Give them a full year of me being healthy.”
- Paul Beck at the Baseball Professor writes a player profile on Kenley Jansen.
- ICYMI, AJ Ellis and the Dodgers came to terms on a new contract on Saturday, via Dustin Nosler at Dodgers Digest.
- Listen to Saturday's special editin of DodgerTalk from the FanFest here.
- Mark McGwire says Matt Kemp looks like the Matt Kemp of old on MLB Network Radio on SiriusXM. Listen to it here.
- Puig also visited the MLB Youth Academy for Compton's Community Day on Saturday, via Earl Bloom at MLB.com.
"The academy invited me to be here, and I came because I love kids," Puig said in a brief interview session, before going to Dodger Stadium for the Dodgers FanFest.
"I'm happy to be here with the kids, because I was a kid myself," he said. "I like to see their smiles."
- BTW, ticket prices are going by as much as 140% in some instances, via Bill Shaikin at the LA Times.
- Via Eric Stephen at True Blue LA, "Dodgers plan to add infielders in coming days".
"We're working on one more infielder that hopefully we're going to sign in the next five days, a utility type that has some versatility to him," Colletti said. "We're also working on signing someone internationally. He'll be in that mix."
- ICYMI, check out the Cheers Super Bowl commercial from 1983, via Ken Levine.
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