Dodger Thoughts

Jon Weisman's outlet for dealing psychologically with the Los Angeles Dodgers, baseball and life

In case you missed it: Hideo Nomo is a Hall of Famer

Los Angeles Dodgers

Los Angeles Dodgers

By Jon Weisman

We’ll start the day with some happy tidings …

  • Hideo Nomo became the youngest ever to be elected to the Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame. A.J. Cassavell of has more. Nomo is the third first-ballot inductee in the Japan Hall’s history.
  • Congrats to Mike Petriello, Chad Moriyama, Dustin Nosler and Daniel Brim on their impending launch — coming on Monday — of Dodgers Digest. Details here from Petriello and from Nosler.
  • Former Dodger pitcher Brad Penny has signed a minor-league contract with Kansas City, says Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish — and was later joined by another former Dodger, Guillermo Mota. Penny. who only turns 35 in May, last pitched in the majors in 2012, throwing 28 innings with a 6.11 ERA.
  • Rob Neyer of Baseball Nation looks at the history of showing and not showing close calls on scoreboards, and wonders if the new policy announced by MLB on Thursday will last.
  • There’s never a bad time to offer praise for “Hoop Dreams,” whose 20th anniversary Will Leitch celebrates at Sports on Earth.


Something official is happening Friday


Live-blog: Dodgers’ 10 a.m. press conference (Yes, it’s about Kershaw)

1 Comment

  1. new site new people….it’s like when DT when down september a year ago

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