Southern California Baseball Report: June 15, 2016

SOCAL - PHOTO FOR RI SHOWOn today’s show, we talk about the Dodgers weekend against San Francisco and the series against the D-Backs. We talk about Zack Greinke’s outing vs his old team, Justin Turner and break down his leg kick that he uses to generate so much of his pop, answer a Twitter question on who should catch Kershaw. Should it be Ellis or Grandal? The Dodger add Will Venable to their bench and we discuss what he will bring to Dave Roberts bench. We also tell you why KiKe Hernandez cut his hair as a way to honor his dad who is fight cancer and give you a scouting report on KiKe’s game.

On the Angels front, we talk about the woes of the Halos’ starting staff. With Tim Lincecum and Nick Tropeano ready to come back, the staff will need to be made over. Jered Weaver tells the OC Register that he is open to go to the pen, according to Jeff Fletcher. Kevin will give his ideas on Weaver moving to the relief corp.

We also talk about what it is like the you have to have that uncomfortable conversation with a player when it is time to send him down to the minors or release him. Kevin shares some stores of what it is like when you have to releases someone, including the time he was released and no one told him as he watch the bus pull away without him.

Plus, a bonus story where Kevin will tell us what Hall of Famer got a bloop hit against him while he was PITCHING in Triple A.

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