Kershaw and Ellis between innings, pic via Jon SooHoo/LA Dodgers 2014.
- Via Jon Weisman at Dodger Insider, "Orel Hershiser on the power of Vin."
- Murray Cook, the MLB's field and facilities coordinator, is in Australia overseeing the transformation of Sydney Cricket Ground into a Baseball diamond. He talks about it in his blog post here.
- In preparation for the upcoming games in Australia, Baseball historian John Thorn provides a brief history of the game Down Under. Apparently, the history of the game goes as far back as it does in America.
- Topps 2014 Heritage cards officially come out this coming Friday. Check out a preview pic of a Sandy Koufax stamp relic card on the right, via @Toppscards on twitter.
- Via Mark Saxon at ESPNLosAngeles.com, "Joc Pederson's stock is on the rise."
“We’ve got a pretty good feeling about what he has a chance to become,” Mattingly said. “He’s got a good swing, that nice, easy, free swing, but he needs to continue to play, continue to get better.”
- Via Bill Plunkett at the OC Register, "Wilson back with Dodgers as well-paid setup man."
“I’d rather play in an environment that’s conducive to winning. Roles, to me, don’t matter,” Wilson said. “At the end of the day, it’s about contributing and whether you get an out in the fifth inning or the seventh inning or the ninth inning – it’s all the same.
- Via Eric Stephen at True Blue LA, "Zack Greinke ruled out for Australia trip."
- Rob at 6-4-2 has an interesting take on the SportsNetLA/TWC negotiations.
- Jared Massey at Dodgers Nation writes, "2014 Dodgers Minor League Preview: Pioneer League."
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