Dodger Stadium was open as a vote center for five days during the general election, which you might remember from Blake Harris documenting his experience voting in person a few weeks back.
Per the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder, Dodger Stadium was the third-most visited vote center in Los Angeles County, trailing only the Registrar headquarters in Norwalk, which was open for 30 days, and San Dimas City Hall, which was open for 11 days.
- Dodgers minor league outfielder Luis Rodriguez, who turned 18 in September, was profiled by Jesse Sanchez at MLB.com. Roman Barinas, the Dodgers’ Latin America scouting supervisor, said of Rodriguez, “The physical tools stand out, but he’s also really smart, one of those guys that you can have a long, cerebral conversation about the game, things like what a pitcher was trying to do to get him out and how he can counter that.”
- The Dodgers will host a drive-through holiday festival that will also celebrate their World Series win, beginning on Nov. 27.
- Bradford Doolittle at ESPN devised a system to rank potential trade partners with Cleveland for shortstop Francisco Lindor, with the Dodgers coming in fourth, in the “a match worth making” tier.
- Graham MacAree at Secret Base reviews Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla, which includes Cody Bellinger (and be sure to click through to see not only Graham’s review but also artwork of Bellinger’s character in the game).
- Eric Longenhagen at FanGraphs wrote about the impact of the expected deluge of non-tenders coming in the next few weeks.
- Patrick Dubuque at Baseball Prospectus used a 1984 Beckett Monthly to take a look at valuable teams that didn’t win anything.