Oh good: Rob Dibble is going to coach high school kids now

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This is a great idea: Rob Dibble has been named the new baseball coach at Calabasas High School in California.

I can see this going well:

Kid 1: Coach, my elbow! It feels tight.

Dibble: Suck it up.

Kid 1: But it hurts really bad!  Can I at least put some Icy Hot on it?

Dibble: No! What are you, some kind of pansy? Why don’t you put a feminine napkin on it. Get outta my sight.

Dibble: Hey, you come over here!

Kid 2: Yes, coach?

Dibble: Throw this ball at Kid 1. Teach him how we roll around here.

Kid 2: Yes coach. But I wanted to tell you something first. I got drafted by the Nationals yesterday! I’m goin’ to be a pro baseball player!

Dibble: You’re dead to me.

Dodgers tab Walker Buehler to start on Monday

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The Dodgers announced that pitching prospect Walker Buehler will be called up to start on Monday against the Marlins. Rich Hill went on the 10-day disabled list with a cracked fingernail, so Buehler will serve as a fill-in while the lefty is out, likely for just one start.

Buehler, a 23-year-old right-hander, made his major league debut last September, making eight relief appearances. He struggled, yielding eight runs on 11 hits and eight walks with 12 strikeouts in 9 1/3 innings. He was off to a good start to his 2018 season at Triple-A Oklahoma City, owning a 2.08 ERA with 16 strikeouts and four walks in 13 innings.

Monday will be Buehler’s first major league start. He is the Dodgers’ No. 1 prospect and No. 12 overall in baseball according to MLB Pipeline.