Lots going on at Dodger Stadium
By now the word is already spreading that Blake DeWitt has won the competition for starting second baseman, which puts Jamey Carroll and Ronnie Belliard on the bench…and the bench is looking pretty solid by most accounts.
Charlie Haeger takes the fifth spot of the rotation to start the year and will pitch one of the games on the first trip against the Marlins.
It sounds like Ned and Joe played an April Fool’s joke on Blake when they told him he got the job, so I can only imagine how that felt in his mind. I know I cringed today when I saw a Dodger blog drop an April Fool’s Joke on its readers, but I won’t spoil the surprise for those who haven’t figured it out yet.
Fans are filing into Dodger Stadium as this gets posted and another season is just about underway. Sure, the games today, tomorrow and Saturday don’t count, but just having thousands of people come to the park with their friends and family makes it feel like an Opening Day is here.
You can listen in on KABC or KHJ…no TV for tonight. Here’s the lineup: