Here are some Dodgers links for a Saturday...
- Friday night's game recap by Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times includes a note that Hiroki Kuroda jokingly asked Rod Barajas to hit a home run for him last night, which he did. "All you have to do is ask," Barajas told Kuroda.
- Ned Colletti on Friday deflected talk of possibly replacing Jim Hendry as Cubs general manager, wrote Tony Jackson of ESPN Los Angeles.
- Ken Gurnick of MLB.com has a brief recap of the state of several injured Dodgers, including Casey Blake, Juan Uribe, Dee Gordon, Jonathan Broxton, and Kenley Jansen.
- The Dodgers will celebrate the 45th anniversary of the Beatles concert at Dodger Stadium on the upcoming homestand. Roberto Baly of Vin Scully is My Homeboy has the details.
- John Sickels at Minor League Ball reviewed his preseason top 20 Dodgers prospects, with new commentary on each prospect.
- The Rockies are pondering calling up former Dodgers unsigned draftee Alex White, who was part of the return from Cleveland for Ubaldo Jimenez. Manager Jim Tracy is pondering a six-man rotation, or White could simply replace the struggling Jason Hammel, wrote Jim Armstrong of the Denver Post.