Evolved Dodgers clubhouse allows young players to 'be who you are'

Los Angeles Daily News
Evolved Dodgers clubhouse allows young players to 'be who you are'
Evolved Dodgers clubhouse allows young players to 'be who you are'

When Justin Turner was about to make the big leagues for the first time with the Baltimore Orioles in 2009, his locker in spring training was next to the locker of Ty Wigginton, a savvy 31-year-old veteran at the time. “He kind of took me under his wing and told me some horror stories from when he came up (about how rookies were treated),” Turner recalls now. “How he wasn't allowed to sit in a seat on the bus. He had to sit on the ice chest and pass out drinks to everyone. Stuff like that. But he never made me do any of that stuff. “I never had anything terrible. I got kicked out of the cage once. I was told (by veterans) it was 'Our time to hit, get the hell out of here.'” David Freese's rookie

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