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TBLA Tuesday morning links: Apr. 23, 2019

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Some fresh links to start your morning.

Cincinnati Reds v Los Angeles Dodgers Photo by Harry How/Getty Images

Dodgers news...

Howard Cole talks about a missed opportunity to trade for Christian Yelich.

Jorge Castillo of the Los Angeles Times did a feature on Alex Verdugo and the personality he brings to the squad.

Dodgers Organist, Dieter Ruehle takes the LA Times behind the scenes.

Around the league...

RockiesNolan Arenado had himself a night. On Monday, Arenado notched his 1,000th career hit with a home run. He is just the ninth player in Rockies history to reach this many hits.

An updated list of the MLB Power Rankings. The Dodgers jumped from the No. 3 to the No. 2 spot. The only team ahead of them? The Houston Astros.

Peter Bourjos played ... 2nd base on Monday night?

Bryce Harper was ejected from Citi Field on Monday, after yelling at umpire Mark Carlson from the dugout.

“It was Harper’s 12th career ejection and, incredibly, the first Phillies player to get ejected from a game since Justin De Fratus on June 16, 2015. Harper is second among active players in ejections, trailing only Matt Kemp, who has 14 and entered the majors six years before Harper.” —David Schoenfield, ESPN

Hall of Famer Mike Piazza was featured in a Mets Insider blog post, talking about his most memorable home runs.

More weird (or fun) baseball happened in Anaheim on Monday night.