MLB: The Pirates have hired Dodgers assistant trainer Todd Tomczyk to be their head trainer, which still leaves the Dodgers stuck with Stan “He Looks Fine To Me” Conte.
MLB: Doug Mientkiewicz will be back with the Dodgers as an instructor. I have no real thoughts on this, because I don’t know anything about his coaching ability, and I don’t think anybody else does either.
MSTI: Mike Petriello parsed through Ned Colletti‘s comments from an interview with Jim Bowden on ESPN. Solid analysis, but the best part by far is the Colletti truth-o-meter.
Beyond The Box Score: Among their 2011 NL West All-Stars are Jamey Carroll at 2B, Matt Kemp in CF, and Clayton Kershaw as the staff’s #1.
MLB Trade Rumors: Ben Nicholson-Smith talks to Logan White. Don’t leave. Please.
MLB Trade Rumors: Both De Jon Watson and White have been connected to the Orioles vacancy at GM. Ugh.
True Blue LA: Dodgers released a tentative 2012 Spring Training schedule.