38 Days Till Opening Day
Pitcher Matt Palmer wore jersey number 38 in 2007 when he made 29 appearances (25 starts) for Fresno.
The right hander pitched for the Grizzlies between 2006 and 2008. He is 3rd on the Grizzlies’ all-time career strikeouts list (305) as well as 4th in all-time career wins (23).
The Memphis, Tenn. native pitched for the San Diego Padres organization in 2012, including 3 games with San Diego. He also made 20 starts for Tucson, going 6-9 with a 5.66 ERA. One of those losses was against Fresno on July 13th when he allowed 6 runs on 6 hits over 4 innings.
Palmer is currently in big league Spring Training with the Los Angeles Dodgers as a non-roster invite.
For what it’s worth, Palmer has only pitched for California-based Major League organizations: Giants, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, San Diego, and now Los Angeles Dodgers. California dreamin’.