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Dodger Shoots Himself in Leg
The World Series isn't over yet, but that hasn't stopped the exciting Dodgers offseason from getting a little head start. Dodgers pitcher Vicente Padilla apparently shot himself in the right leg in his home country of Nicaragua today.
In a report by MLB.com's Ken Gurnick, Padilla's agent Adam Katz notified the Dodgers of the injury following Padilla's treatment in a Managua hospital. The wound is being described as minor.
The injury is being described as an accident, although my first inclination was that this was an attempt to literally depict the way the Dodgers seem to shoot themselves in the proverbial foot.
Padilla is a free agent looking for a multi-year deal. The Dodgers do not figure to make him such an offer. I'm doubting the whole shooting-yourself-in-the-leg thing will increase those chances.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.