Dodgers announce Vin Scully will return for 2015 season

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Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times passes along this fantastic news

That news was broken after the second inning of Tuesday’s game between the Braves and Dodgers …

Scully will turn 87 years old in November. 2015 will be his 66th year as a Dodgers broadcaster.

At this link you’ll see how the Dodgers made the announcement Tuesday night. It’s really, really cool.

Twins sign Fernando Rodney

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Craig Mish of Sirius XM reports that the Twins have signed Fernando Rodney to a one-year, $4.5 million contract.

Rodney, who will turn 41 before he season begins, went 5-4 with a 4.23 ERA and converted 39 of 45 save chances last season with the Diamondbacks. For his career he’s sitting on an even 300 saves over the course of 15 big league seasons in which he’s played for eight different teams, four of which lasted a single season or less.

The Twins make number nine.