Thursday, April 24, 2014

Blog Kiosk: 4/24/2014 - Dodger Links - Kershaw to Pitch Tomorrow in Rancho Cucamonga

Clayton Kershaw was hanging out with Jordan Farmar and Nick Young of the Lakers yesterday.  Pic above via Jon SooHoo/LA Dodgers 2014.
He felt the pitch was a good change of pace because it was a slow curve — it averages just over 70 mph these days — and it caused the batter to be out in front of the pitch. But he wasn’t sure if that was why curves turn into grounders. “The number one thing for curves and grounders — they are low in the zone,” said Greinke of the pairing. 
"He'll be making more than one, for sure," Mattingly said, an indication that Kershaw likely would make another Minor League start next Wednesday before possibly rejoining the Dodgers in Washington on May 5.
  • Via Mark Saxon at, "Fielding an issue, but will it matter?"
As this first month of Dodgers baseball has played out -- remember, the season started way back on March 22, way over in Australia -- you can sometimes find yourself wondering whether this team is so good in two phases of the game as to make the third practically irrelevant. You can also find yourself wondering whether the third, at some critical point, might undo all the good the first two compiled. 
But lost in all of the pomp and circumstance on Wednesday night was another 2 for 4 performance which, for the most part, went completely unnoticed – the 2 for 4 night of Dodgers center fielder Matt Kemp.

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