Rich Hill says near-perfect game is ‘something that I probably won’t talk about for a long time.’

Dodgers pitcher Rich Hill told MLB Network Radio on SiriusXM today that Saturday’s perfect game bid, from which he was removed after seven innings because of concerns over a finger blister, is “something that I probably won’t talk about for a long time.”

Enjoy his brief thoughts, then, while you can:

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Watch: Vin Scully calls the end of Matt Moore’s no-hit bid.

Vin Scully didn’t get to call a no-hitter last night after all. That’s OK.

Hearing Scully call Corey Seager‘s single with two outs in the ninth inning Thursday, the Dodgers’ only hit against Matt Moore in a 4-0 loss, was enough of a reward for anyone who watched the game on SportsNet LA. See for yourself:

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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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