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TBLA Saturday morning links: June 1, 2019

Happy June, everyone!

Philadelphia Phillies v Los Angeles Dodgers Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

Dodgers news ...

The Dodgers defeated the Phillies in the series opener on Friday. You can read the TBLA game recap here!

Dodgers pitching coach Rick Honeycutt underwent spine-fusion surgery on Feb. 12, but hasn’t let this affect his job. You can read more about this at the Los Angeles Times.

In case you missed it, some members of the Mets accused the Dodgers of stealing signs after the comeback win on Wednesday.

Around the league ...

The MLB set a record for number of total home runs in a month, with 1,135 in May. takes a little bit of a closer look at this stat.

MLB attendance is down, dipping below the 2003 average. The Associated Press (via ESPN) has the story.

Major League Baseball’s overall average of 26,854 through Wednesday is 1.4 percent below the 27,242 through this similar point last season, which wound up below 30,000 for the first time since 2003.

ESPN’s David Schoenfield takes a look back at the offseason signings and re-evaluates them based on the information we know now. The Dodgers signing of A.J. Pollock is in there, and he is very honest about it.

Here’s your reminder to vote for the MLB All-Star Game! It’s as simple as a Google search! I’ve done all the work for you. You can just click here.