Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Blog Kiosk: 2/25/2014 - Dodgers Links - A Catcher Rule, SportsNet LA Starts Tonight and Kershaw to Start Exhibition Opener

Clayton Kershaw checked in at short stop yesterday.  Hanley Ramirez told him to leave.  Pic above via @Dodgers on twitter.
"The one thing I hate about the rule is it takes away the game-changing or game-saving play. It's something we train for, we prepare for, and can be the difference between a win or a loss. It's similar to robbing a home run or turning a tough double play in the middle. Those are plays that are at risk for injury and I don't see those plays being taken away."
  • BTW, SportsNet LA officially goes live tonight.  For those with Time Warner cable here are the channels:
    (graphic above via @alannarizzo on twitter)
Burke's homosexuality was an open secret in big league circles by the time he was traded by the Los Angeles Dodgers to the Oakland A's in 1978 and contributed to his eventually getting blackballed from baseball.  The man who invented the "high five," the player who led off the 1977 World Series, and the human being that suffered the indignation of losing his place on a big league roster because of his homosexuality, was out of baseball as he entered what would have been the prime of his career.
"Any time you go out and have success, it feels good," he said. "I was amped up. But I still have quite a few things to work on." 
The 2010 edition, the fifth update, was thought to be the last. However, popular demand, contributions and encouragement from supporters – and a whole new crop of players along with World Baseball Classic participation – has led to a new, 2014 edition, available now for preorder.

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