Dave Roberts slipped into his new Dodgers jersey for the traditional photo-op, picked up his baseball cap and then squeezed the sides of the bill down to form a slight oval.
“Hope my son forgives me, but I’m going to go old-school,” Roberts said.
Roberts, the old-school player with the new-school front office, made his introduction as the 10th manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers at a news conference Tuesday, hitting all the right notes.
Flanked onstage at the Dodger Stadium Club by President of Baseball Operations Andrew Friedman and General Manager Farhan Zaidi, Roberts immediately showed the energy and positive outlook that had wowed both the...
A baseball umpire trainee runs toward first base to get into position to make a call during an instructional camp session at Compton Community College. The umpire camp is operated by Major League Baseball and includes on-field and classroom instruction.