So Nomar is now playing first base for the Dodgers, having signed a one-year deal with incentives to play in Los Angeles. It’s not that surprising when you consider that Garciaparra is a California boy. It makes you wonder if he’s going to be another Fred Lynn: a player whose career started with so much promise but fizzled due to injuries. The comparisons are almost staggering… nevertheless we wish him nothing but the best.
So now that’s four former Boston player in Dodger Blue with Grady Little managing and former teammates Derek Lowe and Billy Mueller taking the field with him. We’re going have to start calling them the West Coast Sox.