As evidenced in the photo above, Yasiel Puig and Carlos Santana are becoming best bud. They appear to be purchasing friendship bracelts for each other. Photo abouve was tweeted by Carlos Santana.
Below are some links to check out:
- Via Yvonne Carrasco at Dodger Insider, "Fernandomania is alive and well in Guadalajara."
“This statue looks like me, looks like how I pitched,” Valenzuela said. “I feel very happy that this statue, that my first one is here. I feel a lot of emotion, a lot of love from the people here. This moment has given me goosebumps.
- Via Mark Saxon at ESPN, "Is 'Phase Two' all about payroll reduction?"
“It sounds overly simplistic, but we’re just going to try to make good baseball decisions,” Zaidi said. “Sometimes, those good baseball decisions are going to increase our payroll, sometimes they’re going to decrease our payroll and I think over time it will come down because that’s what the accumulation of smart baseball moves will just do to the roster.
- Via David Waldstein at the NY Times, "For Dodgers G.M. Farhan Zaidi, New Team Affords New Possibilities."
“It’s a recalibration,” he said, “but it’s also an exercise in not throwing the baby out with the bath water. It’s about applying the principals we practiced in the smaller markets while leveraging greater resources.”
- Via Mark Whicker at the LA Daily News, "Los Angeles Dodgers prospect Darnell Sweeney just looking to fit in."
- Here's an opportunity to learn a little bit about our new AAA affiliate Oklahoma City RedHawks. Via Paul Caputo at SportsLogos.net, "Birds of Play: The Story Behind the Oklahoma City RedHawks."
- Roberto at Vin Scully is My Homeboy shares his very rare Vin Scully Bobblehead that was given out to just friends and family.
- The Dodgers added some depth to the outfield position in AAA. Via Alden Gonzalez at MLB.com, "Dodgers acquire Minor League slugger Jensen from Marlins."
- Check out Kershaw's new t-shirt, in benefit of Kershaw's Challenge.
Pre-order a MVP tshirt today! Super soft, one-of-a-kind shirt commemorative of 2014 season! http://t.co/TO5urbUYs1 pic.twitter.com/Jt4LpNpNFd
— Kershaw's Challenge (@KershsChallenge) November 17, 2014
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