Former pitcher Brandon Gomes steps into new role as Dodgers farm director

“I think there were a lot of things that we did really well on the player-development side that he will continue,” Friedman said. “And I think there are some things, like always, that we can do better, and that he’s very in tune with. I just think he’s got the right mind for the role. Obviously appreciating that there’s going to be some type of learning curve, but just betting on him and his ability to digest the information, learn from mistakes and continue to propel us forward.”