— Dodger Insider (@DodgerInsider) January 13, 2014
Just me goofing around while enjoying the embarrassment of riches that access to the official Dodgers’ team photography provides. (These were Jon SooHoo’s shots of Adrian Gonzalez during last year’s playoffs.)
- Miguel Rojas, stealth second base candidate, was interviewed by J.P Hoornstra of the Daily News. Omar Vizquel is a big influence for the fellow Venezuela native Rojas.
- Looking ahead to the January 25 Kings-Ducks NHL game at Dodger Stadium, Helene Elliott of the Times celebrates Wayne Gretzky, who will be on hand today when the refrigeration equipment arrives at the ballpark.
- A fan’s perspective of the Sydney Cricket Grounds, site of the Dodgers’ Opening Series in Australia, is provided by Stadium Journey.
- Dodger farmhand Corey Seager (not to mention Raul Adalberto Mondesi) makes the MLB.com list of top 10 shortstop prospects.
- What does the site of home plate at Eastern Park, the home of Major League Baseball in Brooklyn from 1891-97, look like today? Carson Cistulli of Notgraphs shows us.
- Check out this history of Dodger knuckleballers, courtesy of We’re born again, there’s new grass on the field (via Blue Heaven).
- Here’s a good set of 14 questions (and speculative answers) for MLB teams heading into Spring Training, from David Schoenfield of ESPN.com.
- Changes regarding the rules surrounding instant replay and home-plate collisions that have been expected for 2014 have yet to be approved, writes Jon Paul Morosi of Fox Sports.
- You can see how Chadwick Boseman, who played Jackie Robinson in “42,” will look as James Brown in the upcoming “Get On Up” at EW.com.
- Sean Lahman bought a copy of Roger Angell’s “The Summer Game” at a used book sale for $1, and it turned out to have been autographed by Angell for longtime New York sports scribe Dick Young.