Topics

Don Mattingly
Fanfare or no, Adrian Gonzalez keeps getting job done for Dodgers
Fanfare or no, Adrian Gonzalez keeps getting job done for Dodgers

Adrian Gonzalez is not exactly what you would call media friendly. He can treat a softball baseball question like a deep inquiry to his personal life. He can be curt and off-putting and act like he cannot wait for the interview to be over. So the media doesn’t flock to his locker in the clubhouse, which may partially explain why there are not reams of positive stories written about Gonzalez, and why he is not more popular in this city. He’s a four-time All-Star, playing for one of Los Angeles’ most popular teams and one of their best players. He should be hugely popular. But he’s not flashy like Yasiel Puig, as ultra-athletic as Matt Kemp, as dominant as Clayton...

Loading