It was Corey Seager bobblehead night at Dodgers Stadium on Thursday.
And many were more interested in seeing his precious pup.
Discover Los Angeles does a feature on Dodgers photographer Jon SooHoo.
In honor of #AsianPacificAmericanHeritageMonth, we go behind the diamond with legendary @Dodgers photographer, @JonSooHooPics, to learn about his favorite baseball moments, as well as his family’s historical ties to LA's Chinatown. #EveryoneisWelcome | https://t.co/Kj32xwrevK pic.twitter.com/l726hG3uPz— Discover Los Angeles (@discoverLA) May 9, 2019
More behind the scene stuff with Ross Stripling, who doubles as a stock broker.
If the first place @Dodgers are looking for investment advice during what's been a rough couple of days for the stock market they don't have to look very far.@RossStripling is both an all-star @MLB pitcher AND a stock broker. pic.twitter.com/TdieczGtx3— Infield Chatter (@InfieldChatter) May 7, 2019
Around the league...
Albert Pujols drove in his 2,000th career RBI on Thursday, joining an elite club of three.
Jeff Passan writes about the increasing push towards an international draft.
“The best players in the Dominican Republic often drop out of school as young as 10 and 11 to start training for baseball careers. The increasingly early age at which players agree to sign -- which is against MLB’s rules that are rarely enforced -- has incentivized the use of performance-enhancing drugs on children in hopes that their mature-looking bodies will impress scouts enough to offer significant signing bonuses. While the agreements are non-binding, teams fear that breaking a deal would have harsh repercussions with the buscónes who control the talent pipeline that accounts for nearly 30 percent of major league players and closer to half of minor leaguers.” — Jeff Passan, ESPN
Can Christian Yelich hit 60 home runs this year? Bleacher Report looks into this.
The daily home run compilation.