Beautiful night, but not a comfortable one. Whole place is like a sauna, so the ball should once again carry a little better than it normally does for night games here. Andrew Cashner (8-8, 3.55) to the mound for the Pods against Chris Capuano (4-7, 4.74). If you look really closely in this photo, you can see Spongebob Squarepants and his pink sidekick, whose name I’m told is Patrick.
Was great to see former Dodgers broadcaster Ross Porter here to throw out the ceremonial first pitch. As he walked out to the mound, Dodger Stadium organist Nancy Bea Hefley played Oklahoma! in honor of Ross’ home state.
The Padres, who throughout their 45-year history have always been the team of a thousand jerseys, are wearing navy blue pajama tops tonight. Dodgers in home whites as always.
Also, one of you posted a comment to my post about the bat thing from last night, and while deleting the mountain of spam comments this blog is suddenly receiving, I inadvertently deleted it. I apologize.