Juan Uribe played six defensive innings at third base for Single-A Rancho Cucamonga as planned on Friday. Uribe went 0-for-3 at the plate, grounding out, grounding in to a double play and popping out in his three plate appearances.
The 35-year-old is currently on the Dodgers’ disabled list with a strained hamstring. He went 2 for 4 as the Quakes’ designated hitter Thursday.
Dodgers third baseman Juan Uribe went 2 for 4 with a double in his first rehab game with the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes on Thursday night. Uribe, on the disabled list since May 21 with a strained hamstring, served as the designated hitter and batted second.
Here’s a short video of Uribe’s four at-bats:
Uribe is expected to be in the lineup again tonight when the Quakes host the Inland Empire 66ers at 7 p.m.
Former Dodgers outfielder Shawn Green, who participated in the 2013 World Baseball Classic for Team Israel, looks like he can still play. (Associated Press photo)
One of the first fantasy baseball leagues I participated in was a “legacy” league back in the 1990s. You could draft players from any era. Old Hoss Radbourn was in the league. So was Lyman Bostock.
That memory was rekindled when the Dodgers announced the list of participants for Saturday’s “old-timer’s game,” which will be played at Dodger Stadium after the 1 p.m. game between the Dodgers and San Francisco Giants.
I mean, an outfield of Darryl Strawberry, Dusty Baker and Raul Mondesi? An infield of Nomar Garciaparra, Maury Wills and Eric Karros?
Admission to the game is free with a ticket to the Dodgers-Giants game. Introductions will be followed by a two-inning game. The full list of participants:
Team 1 (will wear Dodger home jerseys)
Dusty Baker OF
Tim Wallach 3B
Mickey Hatcher SS/OF
Steve Sax 2B
Mike Marshall 1B
Reggie Smith OF/1B
Steve Yeager C
Raul Mondesi OF
Davey Lopes 2B
Darryl Strawberry 1B/OF
Ron Cey 3B
Eric Gagné P
Fernando Valenzuela P
Team 2 (will wear Dodger alternate road jerseys)
Shawn Green OF
Derrel Thomas 2B/C
Bill Russell SS
Ken Landreaux OF
Eric Karros 1B
Rick Monday OF
Nomar Garciaparra 3B
Maury Wills SS
Steve Finley OF
Orel Hershiser P
Rick Honeycutt P
Additionally, Tommy Davis, Charlie Hough, “Sweet” Lou Johnson, Manny Mota, Don Newcombe and Jerry Reuss will be on hand and a part of Old-Timers pre-game introductions.
Some bullet points for a South Korean Parents’ Day: