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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Pedro Martinez: Clayton Kershaw ‘seems to be getting even better than I was.’

“It’s a dream for me to sit in front of a TV to watch Clayton Kershaw. I’ve seen a lot of good pitchers, but watching Clayton Kershaw, I think, deserves a lot more respect, a lot more attention. … I don’t have enough words to actually say how great I think that kid actually is. .. This kid seems to be getting even better than I was, even better than Sandy Koufax. More exciting than Roger Clemens and Greg Maddux.”

That quote might have come from you, or your pal Steve, or your dad, or your co-worker. I’m repeating it here because it came from Hall of Fame pitcher Pedro Martinez yesterday on SiriusXM’s MLB Network Radio channel with Cliff Floyd and Casey Stern.

Listen to the full context of Martinez’s comments on Kershaw here:

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