<
>

Arbitration clock eight days and counting for James Loney

2/10/2011

James Loney and the Dodgers will head to an arbitration hearing Feb. 18 if they can't settle their salary disagreement beforehand, reports ESPNLosAngeles.com's Tony Jackson, who also has a feature on Don Mattingly today.

Elsewhere ...

  • Jayson Stark of ESPN.com mostly approves of the Dodger offseason, at least relative to the rest of the National League West.

  • The Dodgers have packed for Camelback Ranch, and Roberto Baly — the Carmen Sandiego of Dodgerdom — is on the scene. Check out his pics and video, including shots of 75-year-old James Hall, who has been driving the truck for 29 years.

  • Check out the photo archive of Sports Illustrated vet Hy Peskin, thanks to the link passed along by Mike Scioscia's Tragic Illness.

  • Loved this video of Landry Fields working at a New York sporting goods store and trying in vain to sell his own jersey.

  • Nice story on ex-Chatsworth High ballplayer Matt Cassel by Eric Sondheimer of the Times.

  • Tweet of the day:"@jeffthiessen: Went to my local batting cage today and JAY GIBBONS of the #dodgers was hitting in my cage.. He said I have a nice swing!!"