Aboce is the cover of the 2014 Dodgers yearbook, and you have to get it. Per Jon Weisman at Dodger Insider:
(It) celebrate(s) the legendary broadcaster with an unprecedented 21-page section entirely in Scully’s words, discussing his life and career at length, taken from a one-on-one interview conducted in January.
- FYI, Alex Guerrero has been optioned by the Dodgers to AAA Albuquerque in order to make room for Carl Crawford on the roster, via Jon at Dodger Insider.
- Via Ken Gurnick at MLB.com, "Ryu's injured toenail jumbles pitching plans".
"Yeah, I'm concerned," Mattingly said. "It's not a long-term thing, but it could set us back and make us change the rotation we've been talking about."
- Ken also notes that Matt Kemp might be reactivated soon. Holy Moly!
- Holy Moly. That's hilarious. The Reddit is strong with you. From the @Dodgers on twitter:
It came in like a wrecking ball -- banana for scale: pic.twitter.com/0QM3lZdVbO
— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) March 25, 2014
- Via Eric Stephen on twitter, Puig had a MRI yesterday:
Yasiel Puig did have an MRI exam today that showed no structural damage to his lower back. Day-to-day, expects to workout Wednesday w/team
— Eric Stephen (@truebluela) March 25, 2014
- Via Jamey Wright at MLB.com, he recounts his most favorite Opening Day as an opposing pitcher at Dodger Stadium.
- Via Jon Weisman at Dodger Insider, "Walks don’t stop for Chone Figgins". His approach reminds me of Jim Gilliam.
“I’ve always been a guy who’s seen pitches, but it’s not that I’m trying to see pitches just to walk,” Figgins said. “I’m more looking in a zone, and if I don’t think it’s in that zone, then I take it. I’m not afraid to hit with two strikes. I’m not trying to hit with two strikes, but I’m not afraid.”
- Via Simon Crerar at BuzzFeed, "Baseball Explained By An Australian (Who’s Never Seen Baseball)".
- 2014 Topps Museum officially comes out on Friday. Check out a bunch of preview pics on their facebook page, here. Below are cards of Koufax and Kershaw.
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