Tony Gonsolin burst on the scene like his rookie counterparts of Dustin May, Gavin Lux, and Will Smith in 2020 — not to mention the emergence of bats like Matt Beaty and Edwin Rios. The Dodgers have one of the youngest cores in the sport and should be in contention for a long time because of it. Teams that are based primarily on young, homegrown talent are prime candidates for signings of veterans and mentors.
This past season, Russell Martin, David Freese, and Rich Hill provided that service for the young Dodgers and for right-handed pitcher Tony Gonsolin, Hill was his specific mentor as a pitcher.
Gonsolin spoke with David Vassegh of AM 570 LA Sports radio about his offseason, Rich Hill’s mentorship in 2019, and his career goals for 2020.
— AM 570 LA Sports (@AM570LASports) January 7, 2020
Gonsolin on Debut
Tony Gonsolin’s stuff and talent has never been a question, but after a rough start in the big leagues in his first go-round, there were questions about whether or not he was ready for the…