Forbes reviews regional MLB viewership; 16 teams are seen more than the Dodgers.

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SportsNet LA saw a ratings bump in the first half of the 2016 season, but still lags behind most other big-market teams. (Photo courtesy of SportsNet LA)

Forbes.com posted an article Thursday examining the local prime time ratings for all 30 Major League Baseball teams. FanGraphs did too, and did a better job presenting the data.

Compared to the rest of the league, the Dodgers are relatively invisible in their own market.

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Vin Scully featured in ESPN’s “E:60” Thursday episode. (Video)

Dodgers Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully will be featured in an episode of “E:60” this Thursday at 7 p.m. on ESPN.

From the network:

Vin Scully is an American treasure. His voice, one of the most iconic in sports history. From the NFL, to The Masters, to Major League Baseball, Scully has left an indelible mark on some of sports’ greatest moments. Over the span of an incomparable 67-year broadcasting career, he has been the voice of the Dodgers, both in Brooklyn and Los Angeles. Now 88, Scully has decided to call it a career at the conclusion of this baseball season, and granted E:60’s Jeremy Schaap a rare sit-down interview to discuss why it is time, and what it all meant.

Check out the trailer (also here):

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Dodgers draft picks in the College World Series this weekend.

While some Dodgers draft picks have already reported to Arizona for the start of their professional careers, three are still playing for their college teams in the annual College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska.

UC Santa Barbara pitcher James Carter (21st round) and the Gauchos take on pitcher Conor Costello (32nd round) and Oklahoma State in a first-round game today at noon (PT). The game will be televised on ESPN2.

Sunday, Texas Tech pitcher Chandler Eden (25th round) and the Red Raiders take on TCU at noon. That game will be televised on ESPNU.

All three players are guaranteed one more game, either Monday or Tuesday, on one of the ESPN networks. It’s complicated. We’ll update the scenarios after the weekend.

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