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The Dodgers re-signed Trent Oeltjen to a minor-league contract, reports Tony Jackson of ESPNLosAngeles.com (among other notes).
Former Dodger manager Jim Tracy, now with Colorado, is recovering from a mild arrhythmia that caused him to collapse shortly after midnight Tuesday. The Associated Press has details.
Clayton Kershaw is married! Check out the pictures at Vin Scully Is My Homeboy.
More great news: Longtime friend of Dodger Thoughts Jay Jaffe has been voted into the Baseball Writers Association of America.
This book, A Brief History of American Sports, was co-authored by Elliott J. Gorn, whom I took "Sport in American Life" from at Stanford when he was a visiting professor 21 years ago.
I like these Dodgers-Fritos collectibles featuring Larry Sherry and Charley Neal, showcased by Blue Heaven.
King Kaufman argues for the value of being average.
Alex Belth of Bronx Banter has the best piece I've seen on Derek Jeter this offseason.
Longtime Dodger Thoughts readers might recall how big a fan of Spalding Gray I've been. Stephen Soderbergh has a new documentary about the monologist/actor, writes David Ng at Culture Monster. LACMA will screen it Monday.