PHOENIX -- Sometime in the relatively near future, perhaps even this year, Zach Lee could take the mound for the Dodgers in a regular-season game. Or Joc Pederson could step into the batter’s box.
If it happens, fans at Dodger Stadium might consider raising their plastic cups in a tribute to the man responsible:
If not for the team’s unpopular former owner, the Dodgers’ two top prospects would be somewhere else.
Lee might be counting down the days until the NFL draft. Pederson might have reentered the draft in a more recent year and now be preparing for a season with the Class-A affiliate of another organization.