Let's head into the weekend with some notable Dodgers-related stuff from this week.
Zach Crizer at Baseball Prospectus seems at how the large offers in Shohei Ohtani's contract might help the Dodgers add extra gamers, whereas additionally keeping track of the unknowns the longer term may deliver.
“So actually, the factor we may be certain of is the scale of the guess that Ohtani is putting on the flexibility of the Dodgers to maximise that they plan to commit to him,” Crizer wrote.
Gary Sheffield, who performed with the Dodgers for 4 seasons from 1998 to 2001, completed his profession with 509 residence runs. However in his tenth and final vote of writers, plainly he’ll fall in need of the 75 p.c required for induction into the Corridor of Fame. In an expansive profile and interview with Cody Stavenhagen in The Athletic, Sheffield says, “After all (it bothers me). No query about it. I put within the work. I'm a Corridor of Famer. I used to be a Corridor of Famer from day one which I used to be born. OK?”
Corridor of Fame voting outcomes can be introduced Tuesday afternoon.
- Former Dodgers outfielder DJ Peters, who final performed 202 video games with the Marines within the Korean Baseball Group, has switched to pitching. Peters talked in regards to the transition, in addition to his time with the Dodgers, with Jeff Spiegel on the DodgerHeads podcast.
- The Corridor of Fame will host the East-West Basic over Memorial Day weekend, with a recreation at Doubleday Subject in Cooperstown on Could 25 to coincide with a brand new exhibit on the museum titled “The Souls of the Sport: Voices of Black Baseball.” Former Dodgers Eddie Murray and Fred McGriff, each Corridor of Famers, are among the many coaches for the East-West recreation, and among the many gamers anticipated to play are former Dodgers Russell Martin, Dee Unusual-Gordon, David Worth, Edwin Jackson, Curtis Granderson. , Tony Gwynn Jr., and Jerry Hairston Jr.
- Walker Buehler and Bobby Miller have some work to do at Dodger Stadium on Friday: