Found January 18, 2013 on Feelin' Kinda Blue:
On this episode of "Dugout Blues," Jared Massey (L.A. Dugout) and I talk about the Scott Rolen rumor and the possibility of moving Dee Gordon to the outfield. We talk about some more international signings the Dodgers made. Ariel Sandoval officially signed while they also inked 17-year-olds Deivy Castillo (outfielder) and Ravel Hernandez (shortstop), as well as Miguel Urena (right-handed pitcher). To stick with the prospect theme, we discuss, in brief, my Top 50 prospects list, which went live on Wednesday. Another topic of discussion was who would be our "First 10" players inducted to the Hall of Fame if it were started over. We agree on a lot, but we also have a few differences. Finally, we close with listener questions, which is quickly becoming a staple of the podcast (keep 'em coming!). If the Dodgers were to sign Scott Hairston, where would he fit? Are Dodger prospects' social media accounts monitored? Which contract would we choose:...
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