First and foremost, it’s probably not the best time for me to have a Game Thread since Dodgers legend Fernando Valenzuela is having his number retired for the team and today kicks off a whole weekend celebrating his legacy.
August 11, 2023.— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) August 11, 2023
It's officially Fernando Valenzuela Day in the city of Los Angeles! pic.twitter.com/HPYti3pFTE
Glad this is finally happening after it was announced back in February.
The Rockies have … uh, not put out a lineup yet.
They seem hopeful.
Update: They have now.
Play ball! pic.twitter.com/5sIYynOGQE— Colorado Rockies (@Rockies) August 12, 2023
If you get it, the ceremony is going on right now at SNLA.