One reason to come to Dodgertown these days is to see if Mia Hamm shows up to watch hubby (tabloid term) Nomar Garciaparra play first for the Dodgers. She's pregnant with twins, so I haven't seen her yet.
Felipe Lopez, facing Jason Schmidt, grounds the first pitch of the spring to Nomar at first, and he's out, 3-1.
Lineups, in case you need them:
Luis Gonzalez, LF
D'Angelo Jimenez, battling for a utility infielder's job, walked off Schmidt, bringing Zimmerman to the plate. (Remember that Cristian Guzman won't play in the field until around March 7.) Zimm pops up to shortstop, and, in almost midseason form, nearly fires his bat to the ground.
That brings up Kearns. And he took a called third strike on an off-speed pitch from Schmidt. Nats get no hits, leave one, and at the end of the first half inning of the spring ...
Dodgers 0, Nationals 0
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