Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Copyrighted by Sarah Morris, 2020
On a rainy Wednesday night at Camelback Ranch, the Dodgers played the Milwaukee Brewers and won 4-1 in seven innings.
Mookie Betts returned to the lineup after missing a week of games because of food poisoning. According to Betts, he gets food poisoning yearly. Although he lost four pounds during his illness, he will be ready for Opening Day.
Walker Buehler started his third game of spring training. He looked great though he had difficulty controlling the baseball while pitching in a constant mist or light rain.
Also, Corey Seager continued having a stellar spring. On a cool Wednesday night, he hit his first home run of spring.
In the sixth, the young Dodgers broke the game open. Although these young Dodgers will not make the Opening Day roster, the incredible organizational depth has been displayed this spring. While small-market teams have difficulty affording to field a competitive team yearly, the Dodgers look like they can field a highly competitive team for many years. This amazing achievement should be credited to President Andrew Friedman, the Dodger scouting department, player development department, and coaches. The Dodgers can probably establish a dynasty, a rarity in the Major Leagues nowadays.
Tonight NBA suspended its season indefinitely after a player tested positive for coronavirus. Major League Baseball is holding discussions about what to do if the coronavirus epidemic worsens. Baseball is a form of entertainment, but protecting personnel, coaches, players, media members, and fans are far more important than providing the American public entertainment.