Saturday, May 03, 2014

Blog Kiosk: 5/3/2014 - Dodger Links - Dodgers Odds and Ends

Adrian Gonzalez says to nominate your All-Star Teacher.  Go here for details
"I feel the timetable was about right," he said. "I had a little reservation about another rehab game [Wednesday], but that's done with."
In 43 plate appearances, Van Slyke is hitting .309/.419/.722(!) with three home runs, four doubles, one triple and a .381 isolated power mark (league-average is .145). Eight of his 11 hits have gone for extra bases, and 15 of his 31 hits in 2013 were of the extra-base variety. When he gets a hit, he makes it count.
April was a good month for Pederson. In addition to his dizzying start to the season -- he ranks near the top of the Minor League leaderboard in a wide array of statistics -- Pederson celebrated his 22nd birthday on April 21. That makes him one of the youngest players in the Pacific Coast League, even if he hasn't played like it.

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