Found February 25, 2013 on Fox Sports West:
PLAYERS: Mike PiazzaVin Scully
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PHOENIX At the Dodgers spring-training complex as a coach on Italys World Baseball Classic team, Mike Piazza said he would love to speak to Vin Scully. Scully was at the facility for the Dodgers first television broadcast of the spring. Id love to see him, Piazza said. Earlier in the month, Piazza released an autobiography in which he said that Scully turned the fans of Los Angeles against him while he was negotiating a new contract. Unable to reach an agreement with the Dodgers, Piazza was traded to the Florida Marlins in 1998. Ive seen some quotes that I was either calling him out or blaming him or whatever, and I dont feel that is the case at all, Piazza said. I dont think anybody who read the passage from start to finish felt that way. First and foremost, look, Vin is a class act, hes an icon. To this day, I have the utmost respect for him. But the problem is, you have to go back in time and understand that at that point in time in my career with the Dodgers was a very tum...
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