Clayton Kershaw pitched great in a rain-shortened game yesterday afternoon. He went 5 innings, struck out 9 and gave up just 3 hits. Pic above via @Dodgers on twitter.
- Via Ron Cervenka at Think Blue LA, "Billingsley pleased with rehab start."
“It definitely felt good to get back out there, a little rough, a little hot,” said Billingsley in the Quakes clubhouse after exiting the game. “It felt good to get back out there competing and working on things and working my way back.”
- Via Ron Cervenka at Think Blue LA, "Dodger fans divided over Mat Kemp."
Although there are extremes on both sides of the spectrum as to whether or not Kemp is an asset or a detriment to the team, one thing is certain – Kemp still generates tremendous passion among Dodger fans regardless of their position on the 29-year-old Midwest City, OK native.
- Via Ken Gurnick at MLB.com, "Valentin avoids eye damage after being hit by ball."
Dodgers assistant hitting coach John Valentin was struck on the left eye by a batted ball in the indoor batting cage at Coors Field on Saturday, but never lost consciousness and the club said he suffered no eye damage.
- Via Eric Stephen at True Blue LA, "Dodgers sign 5th round pick Jared Walker." He is the first draft pick to sign, so far.
- David's Autograph Signings tells us about an LA Kiss (Indoor Football) bobblehead promotion that starts this coming Saturday. Check out the 4 bobbles they'll be giving away below.
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