Now the season really begins: National League West opponents await. I can live with the Rockies sneaking out to an early lead, but head-to-head games with anyone else in the division will be critical. Now I'm going to contradict myself: getting thumped by the Rockies last year was HUGE in making the Dodgers a disappointing team. So, of course, they all matter. But I'm pretty excited to see Barry try to hit Penny's splitter without mother's little helper.
The rain isn't cooperating, so we may not see this until VERY late--if at all. If we do, here is...
The Pitching Matchup:
Jamey Wright (RHP, Giants) vs. Brad Penny (RHP, Dodgers)
For the San Francisco Giants:
For your Los Angeles Dodgers: