The lockers of Cole Hamels and Clayton Kershaw were next to one another in the National League clubhouse, and Kershaw wasted no time throwing a recruiting pitch at Hamels.

"You'd look good in Dodger blue," Kershaw told him.

Hamels, the premier pitcher eligible for free agency, grew up in San Diego. He said he would be interested in the Dodgers or Angels, although he was not so sure the Angels would be interested in him.