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If Giants, Dodgers never moved West, MLB might look very different now San Francisco would have an MLB team, but it wouldn't be the Giants.
Jackie Robinson screenplay: Read Spike Lee's unmade script You can now read the entire screenplay of a movie Spike Lee planned on producing about Dodgers great Jackie Robinson. As the White House announced on Sunda…
What If…The 1994 MLB Strike Never Happened The Strike of 1994 devastated baseball. It was the first time since 1904 that the World Series wasn't played. It cut short historic seasons, deprived franchises of turning their fortunes around, and cost the game some fans who had grown up on the crack of the bat and the smell of peanuts.
Dodgers: Justin Turner Teams with Wife for Glorious Opening Day Video As opening day came and went but never actually came this past week, emotions were all over the place for baseball fans. While the baseline was sadness, some folks put on a brave face while making the best of the situation. eval;.
This Day In Dodgers History: Record Crowd Watches Exhibition Game Against Red Sox At L.A. Memorial Coliseum On March 29, 2008, the Los Angeles Dodgers hosted the defending World Series champion Boston Red Sox in front of 115,300 fans for an exhibition game at the L.A. Memorial Coliseum. The crowd represente.
If 2020 season is cancelled, which teams would be hurt the most? The Dodgers are an obvious choice, but which other teams would suffer great consequences if the 2020 season were to be cancelled due to COVID-19?
Favorite Dodgers: Duke Snider, Roy Campanella, Mike Piazza and more Who is your favorite Dodgers player of ALL-TIME?
Dodgers: Mookie Betts Should Thrive in His New Outfield If you can win a gold glove playing at one of the most complicated outfields in the league, then you should be just fine playing for the Dodgers. That is exactly the case with Mookie Betts, who played six seasons in Boston's complicated Fenway Park. eval;.
Dodgers five best hitting pitchers in team history While debates continue in bars about whether the National League should adopt the designated hitter, history has kept pitchers in batting lineups in the Senior Circuit throughout the history of the Dodgers franchise. Call me old fashioned, but I like when the pitcher hits.
Best Games Of 2018 Season: No. 4, Cody Bellinger Makes Diving Catch & Hits Walk-Off Single In NLCS 5: Walker Buehler, Tony Cingrani, Yimi Garcia and Adam Liberatore combine for no-hitter. No. 6: Game 163 to decide National League West. No. 7: Matt Kemp delivers clutch pinch-hit home run against Arizona Diamondbacks. No. 8: Yasiel Puig hits three home runs against Saint Louis Cardinals.
Dodgers Announcer Joe Davis BBQ Pizza Recipe and Cooking Lesson Dodgers play-by-play man Joe Davis is keeping fans entertained and his family fed all in one fair swoop. While best applying the single effort, multiple results mantra, Davis has taken to social media during this baseball shut down to welcome us into his home for BBQing tips, tricks, and recipes.
Andrew Friedman: Dodgers Presently 'Not Even Thinking About' Throwing Programs For Pitchers During Coronavirus Break Los Angeles Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman noted throwing programs for pitchers is not yet a concern during the coronavirus break.
Dodgers News: Justin Turner Holding Opening Day Challenge For Fans To Win Baseball Bat Justin Turner took matters a step further by providing fans with an opportunity to win one of his bats by completing a '#JTOpeningDayChallenge.' Turner previously connected with fans through a recorded message that assured them players were eager to begin the 2020 season and disappointed they weren't going to do so on March 26.
Book excerpt: The grassroots war over Dodger Stadium that captivated a nation "Stealing Home: Los Angeles, the Dodgers, and the Lives Caught in Between" examines the lives forever changed by the building of Dodger Stadium.
Dodgers Video: Vin Scully Shares Positive Message To Help Fans Get Through Coronavirus Pandemic There was a lot of optimism surrounding the Los Angeles Dodgers going into the 2020 season as they return a World Series-caliber team, and that was before the acquisitions of a former MVP in Mookie Be.
MLB Rumors: Postseason May Be Expanded To 14 Teams For 2020 Season As Experiment MLB is reportedly discussing the potential of expanding the 2020 postseason from 10 to 14 teams as an experiment for the future.
MLB News: Red Sox Scandal Wrapping Up, Astros Issue Apologies, And Baseball Has the Terms to Start Baseball! MLB got a little bit of good news and a little more bad news this week with plenty of new agreements. The Player's Union came together with the league to discuss terms of the hiatus, we well as the terms as to how baseball could get started. eval;.
Mookie Betts ready to run in larger Dodger Stadium outfield Mookie Betts has been the enemy at Dodger Stadium. As a visitor with the Boston Red Sox, the right fielder roamed the outfield in the 2018 World Series, as well as during three interleague games in 2016.
Roberts 'Still Hopeful' There Will Be Baseball in 2020 Just as every good leader should, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said on Saturday evening that although delayed and despite increasing evidence to the contrary, he is "still hopeful" that there will be a 2020 baseball season.
The Rec Room: The Times' favorite sports books Members of the Times sports staff were asked to list the top five sports books they've read, with No. 1 earning 5 points, No. 2 earning 4 points, etc. Here are the results, with comments on the top 10:. Friday Night Lights, A Town, A Team and A Dream by H.G.
Dodgers News: Aerial Renovation Updates, Bad News on Mookie, Vin's Message, and More! For not having any baseball this week, Dodgers fans sure did have quite a bit to talk about. From stadium renovation updates to Vin Scully making an appearance, it was a busy week in Los Angeles. eval;. Things got a little bit exciting when we got another look at Dodger Stadium's renovations.
Clayton Kershaw daily: 8 straight opening day starts A look back at Clayton Kershaw’s eight consecutive opening day start, a 1-0 Dodgers loss to the Giants on March 29, 2018, with the only run a home run by Joe Panik.
Contraction of the Minor Leagues Could be a Good Thing Unless we have been living under a rock, we have all heard that MLB wants to contract 40 some teams from the Minor Leagues. Let me go on record right now by saying I am in favor of this… with some caveats. Let me start by saying that baseball is America's Pasttime.
This day in sports: Robert Irsay moves the Colts from Baltimore to Indianapolis in 1984 In the early hours of a snowy and cold morning on this date in 1984, owner Robert Irsay and the Baltimore Colts sneaked out of town and headed to Indianapolis, leaving fans shocked and devastated in Maryland. In NHL games scheduled for Sunday that were canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Kings and Ducks were to end four-game trips.
Hypothetical recap: A win, a win, my kingdom for a win They're mad that Bobby Evans gave up Matt Duffy, even though Duffy only got 809 plate appearances into his Floridian tenure before the Tampa Bay Rays designated him for assignment, and is now on a minor league contract with the Texas Rangers.
Los Angeles Dodgers: Don't worry, a Mookie Betts extension is likely The Los Angeles Dodgers traded for Mookie Betts in February and now Dodger fans are worried that he will be the Dodger that never was. Fans have been eager…
Bobblehead No. 8 - 30 Home Run Club Resuming our countdown with a bobblehead that recreates one of the more famous photos in Dodgers history. Back in 1977, the Dodgers had not one, not two, not three, but FOUR players who finished the season with at least 30 home runs. The four were Steve Garvey, Ron Cey, Dusty Baker and Reggie Smith.
20 Best Dodgers Playoff Games to Watch A few days ago, I provided a list of 18 classic regular season games eval; from the past to tide fans over as the 2020 regular season continues to be delayed. Now it's time for the best postseason games to watch as well! Luckily, these are more readily available in their full length online, so they can more easily pass the time.
This Day In Dodgers History: Kiké Hernandez, Joc Pederson Lead Way In Setting Opening Day Home Run Record Against Diamondbacks On March 28, 2019, the Los Angeles Dodgers began the season in emphatic fashion as they set an Opening Day record and tied a franchise all-time mark for any game with eight home runs against the Arizona Diamondbacks. They were led by two apiece from Kiké Hernandez and Joc Pederson.
On this date: Dodgers blast eight homers in Opening Day 2019 win The storyline was "eight" even before the Dodgers played host to the Arizona Diamondbacks in the season opener at Dodger Stadium on March 28, 2019.
Despite Uncertainty of Season, MLB & MLBPA Resolve Critical Roadblocks While there's still a lot of uncertainty surrounding many details of a prospective baseball season this year, both the MLB and MLBPA were hard at work this week trying to iron out any potential hurdles, specifically when it came to salaries, service time, and the 2020 amateur draft.
Dodgers snapshot: Nomomania grips L.A. and Japan when Hideo Nomo dominates in 1995 The Dodgers' Hideo Nomo, with a quirky windup and devastating forkball, pioneered Japanese players coming to the U.S. by quickly becoming an All-Star.
Former Angels standout Jim Edmonds hospitalized and undergoing COVID-19 tests Former Angels and Cardinals standout Jim Edmonds announces on social media he's in the hospital and undergoing testing for the coronavirus.
Dave Roberts Frequently Communicating With Dodgers Players, 'Trying To Keep Them Positive' Amid Coronavirus Pandemic Amid that challenge, Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts explained how he is consistently keeping in communication with his players and tries to maintain a positive mindset, via the team's YouTube channel:.
OOTP 21 simulation: March 28, 2020 - Giants 4, Dodgers 0 Jeff Samardzija ruined David Price's Dodgers' debut by shutting down the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0. The win gave the San Francisco Giants an opening series win in Los Angeles. Samardzija was dealing all game. He fell one out of a complete game shutout against a power Dodgers' lineup.
Dodgers: Chase Utley Checks in From Home During Quarantine There are few voices that can make Dodgers fans feel better right now. Vin Scully is certainly one of them, as we got to hear from him yesterday. But seeing Chase Utley's face pop up on the screen suddenly made it feel like everything was normal, just for a moment.
Simulating Dodgers vs. Giants, Game 3 + Kershaw update Watch it here or scroll below to find out what happened. If you want to be notified when we go live with future simulations, follow me on Twitch! After a pair of low-scoring games to start the series, the new Dodger Price had quite a difficult first inning.
Whicker: Jim Wynn Cannon-ized pitchers throughout the National League They lost to the Triple Crown Oakland A's in the World Series. The next two years, they were blocked by Cincinnati's Big Red Machine. The next two years after that, they lost to the Bronx Zoo Yankees in the Series. In 1980, the Dodgers lost the N.L. West to Houston in the 163rd game.
Best Games Of 2018 Season: No. 5, Dodgers Pitch Combined No-Hitter Against Padres In Mexico 5 on the list is the combined no-hitter the Dodgers tossed against the San Diego Padres on May 4 in Monterrey, Mexico. The Dodgers only won one of the three games in the series against their division rivals, but they did so in dramatic fashion.
Tom Seaver Trade: That time he was almost dealt to the Dodgers Hall-of-Fame pitcher Tom Seaver was nearly traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers in the spring of 1976 before re-signing with the New York Mets. In March of 19…
WATCH: Fans Troll Houston Astros' Stream Of 2019 World Series Game During Opening Day At Home Video of MLB fans trolling the Houston Astros while a stream of Game 7 of the 2019 World Series during Opening Day at home.
MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred Receptive To Possibly Shortening Games From 9 Innings Manfred acknowledged during an interview with Scott Van Pelt on ESPN the possibility of frequent doubleheaders this season to make up as many games as possible, and also that he may look to trim from playing nine innings:.
MLB Rumors: 2020 All-Star Game At Dodger Stadium To Potentially Be Cancelled To Allow For Longer Season MLB is discussing potentially cancelling the 2020 All-Star Game at Dodger Stadium to allow for more regular-season games.
Dodgers Opening Day record one year ago today It seems like a lifetime ago, but it was only one full turn on the calendar back to 2019 when the Dodgers opened the season against the Arizona Diamondbacks in a game they hit an Opening Day record eight home runs. Joc Pederson and Enrique Hernandez led the power surge with two home runs each.
SportsNet LA Celebrating Vin Scully By Re-Airing Ceremonies & Classic Games That is followed by a farewell special for the revered broadcaster, Scully's call of Clayton Kershaw's no-hitter from 2014, the night the Dodgers held to recognize him, and SportsNet LA's programming concludes with the final home game of the 2016 season.
Time to Get Ready For The Inevitable No one wants to think it, let alone say it - at least not publically or in print - but the 2020 Major League Baseball season is not going to happen. How can it?
Essential Arts: Trump and Oedipus Rex, lessons from times of plague From coronavirus quarantine, essential culture news, including how Trump channels Sophocles, the loss of beloved Broadway playwright Terrence McNally and other art figures to COVID-19 and other pandemic-influenced culture shifts.
Fanatics Teaming Up With MLB To Create Masks And Gowns Out Of Uniform Fabric In Fight Against Coronavirus Pandemic Fanatics has teamed up with MLB to create face masks and gowns out of uniform fabric for hospitals in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
Todd McLellan Has Los Angeles Kings Playing the Right Way The Kings don't cheat, do they? eval; Yes, the Kings have cheated. Well, at least according to McLellan's definition of cheating. "What does 'cheating' mean?" asks McLellan to a group of reporters "Cheating means you're in a situation where it can go one way or the other - 50/50 - and you pick the easy side.
Hot Property newsletter: Navigating the real estate slopes As the coronavirus spreads, L.A.'s high-end agents are adapting with it. Also: Lindsey Vonn lists her Sherman Oaks home.
Dodgers: If the Season is Called Off, Los Angeles Takes the Biggest Hit After losing back-to-back World Series, you would think that Dodgers fans would be immune to any bad news. But when it was revealed this week that Major League Baseball paved the way for Mookie Betts to become a eval; free agent without ever playing a game, things got worse.
Dodgers: Clayton Kershaw Thinks Extending the Year is a Bad Idea Major League Baseball recently started discussing scenarios to get baseball started again, much to the joy of Dodgers fans. While many ideas have been thrown out there, one in particular caught the attention of pitcher Clayton Kershaw. eval;.
Trying to construct a 2020 MLB schedule Yesterday we talked about the service time and salary implications of the deal between Major League Baseball and the players union regarding the coronavirus shutdown, but another intriguing aspect is just how to concoct a 2020 schedule if in fact there is a season.
Real Baseball News There was actually some baseball news today which is great. A plan is in place to save the season. A 29 man roster at the beginning is smart since there will have to be a quick spring training re-do to prepare teams for the start. Pitchers will be on definite pitch counts and an additional three players could help alleviate that shortage.
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March 27 Strat-O-Matic results: Dodgers top Giants; A's blank Twins Dodgers 4, Giants 1 Starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija took the loss, surrendering three home runs in his five innings. Mike Yastrzemski and Buster Posey doubled for the Giants, and Billy Hamilton stole.
This Day In Dodgers History: Frank McCourt Agrees To Sell To Guggenheim Baseball Management For Record $2 Billion This day in Los Angeles Dodgers history saw Frank McCourt agree to sell the franchise and Dodger Stadium to Guggenheim Baseball Management.
Friedman provides an update amid uncertainties and unknowns Two weeks ago, Dodger president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman said he'd never heard of Zoom, the remote conferencing application Zoom. Now? "It's as much a part of my life as anything," Friedman said Thursday, as the Dodger organization finds ways to communicate with one another amid the baseball delay caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Simulating Dodgers vs. Giants, Game 2 It’s Walker Buehler vs. Johnny Cueto in a pitcher’s battle as we hope to clinch the series win against the Giants in Out of the Park Baseball 21.
Dodger Stadium Coronvirus Drive-Thru Testing Site is Open by Invite Only in Lot 13 Pioneered by South Korea, Los Angeles has begun the process of testing for Coronavirus via drive-thru and one of the locations is right next to Dodger Stadium. eval;. People in this line signed up through an online portal geared for people with some symptoms of the Coronavirus who are over 65 years old and have some underlying health issues.
Dodger Fan Activities: Fun Games for Kids & Fun Quiz Contest for the Grown-Ups Fun Baseball Activity Games for Kids at Home.
OOTP 21 simulation: March 27, 2020 - Giants 4, Dodgers 3 The San Francisco Giants scored a 4-3 win against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium. Giants' right fielder Mike Yastrzemski nabbed top player honors in the tight contest by 3-for-4 with a home run and a triple. Johnny Cueto limited the Dodgers to three runs - all via home run - in 6 1/3 innings of work and struck out six.
Boston Red Sox Unveil Temporary New Logo To Promote Social Distancing During Coronavirus Pandemic The Boston Red Sox are one organization that is doing what it can to promote social distancing as the socks on their famous logo has been separated on their social media accounts for the time being:. Other companies like McDonald's are doing the same as they have separated the famous golden arches at some of their locations throughout the world.
Boston Red Sox Fans React to Possibility of Mookie Betts Never Playing for Dodgers Major League Baseball and the Players Association just agreed to a deal that has basically put the Los Angeles Dodgers in a precarious situation after what was suppose to be an amazing off-season. eval;.
The Dodgers 2020 Schedule Could Get Really Weird - Dodgers DougOut With so much flying around right now about the players and compensation, the 2020 MLB calendar is still a big question mark. And, of course, it figures to remain that way at least through April before more details drop. With all the latest at the time, here's Doug McKain.
Former Dodgers Outfielder Jimmy Wynn Passes Away Former Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Jimmy Wynn, nicknamed "Toy Cannon" and who helped the franchise to an National League pennant in 1974, passed away.
Coronavirus surges in L.A. with 5 new deaths The mortality rate in L.A. County is about 1.8%, which is higher than the mortality rate in New York City and the U.S. overall, Ferrer said. One factor in that is that Los Angeles County has tested far few people than New York, meaning it does not have as good a sense of the number of people with the virus.
A message from Vin Scully Thoughts from Vin Scully on what he misses with baseball on hiatus, plus inspiration to get through it.
Former Dodger slugger Jimmy 'The Toy Cannon' Wynn dies at 78 All-Star hitter helped the Dodgers reach the World Series in 1974.
Mookie Betts' Dodgers career could end before it started Mookie Betts might end up never playing a game for the Los Angeles Dodgers. The deal between Major League Baseball and its players association, broken down here by the Post's Joel Sherman, includes a.
Obituary: Jim Wynn RIP to Jim Wynn, the first great slugger in Houston Astros history. Nicknamed "The Toy Cannon" for his 5'9″ height and massive power, Wynn died on Wednesday, March 26 at the age of 78. A three-time All-Star in his 15-year career, Wynn played for the Astros, Los Angeles Dodgers, Atlanta Braves, New York Yankees and Milwaukee Brewers.
Best Games Of 2018 Season: No. 6, Dodgers Defeat Rockies In Game 163 To Clinch NL West 6 is a dramatic win over the Colorado Rockies in Game 163 to clinch a sixth consecutive National League West title. Despite vowing they would avoid any sort of hangover from making their first World Series appearance in 29 years, the Dodgers were slow out of the game in 2018.
Mauricio Dubon reacts to simulation of Giants-Dodgers Opening Day game Mauricio Dubon isn't a fan of his simulated likeness.
Dodgers: Max Muncy Lives Quarantine Life Just Like We Do It's been a tough time for Dodgers fans with what was supposed to be Opening Day coming and going yesterday. But any time we get to hear from one of our guys, it makes the pain of no baseball just a little bit better.
Vin Scully sends hopeful message to fans If players or fans call you "Mr." it is only out of the greatest respect.
Report: MLB, MLB Players Association Set Parameters With Fans & Travel For Returning From Coronavirus Break MLB and the MLB Players Association reportedly agreed to parameters for fans being in attendance and travel in order to return from the coronavirus break.
Dodgers: Super-Utility versatility remains club strength Kike Hernandez, Chris Taylor, and second-year play Matt Beaty give the Los Angeles Dodgers enviable depth in a shortened season.
Former Dodgers Organist Performs Take Me Out to the Ballgame and it's Magical The great Nancy Bea Hefley gave Dodgers fans a real treat on Friday as she took to her social media to bring us a rendition of "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" on her home organ that brought back a flood of memories. eval;. Nancy Bea was, of course, the Dodger Stadium organist from 1988-2015.
Mookie Betts will be a free agent after 2020, whether there’s a season or not Mookie Betts is going to a free agent heading into 2021 whether or not there is baseball this season. This was always the likely outcome for Betts, and several others. It wouldn't have been fair to penalize players, who have a short window to earn their scratch, for circumstances out of their control.
Dodgers: Vin Scully Gives a Special Message to Fans From Home It's a tough time right now in the world, but Dodgers fans have every reason to have hope today. The legendary broadcaster Vin Scully gave a special update from his eval; home today, broadcasted across the Dodgers' social channels. Listen in and feel a little bit better getting to hear Vin's special voice again.
Dodgers News: Clayton Kershaw Saddened By Original 2020 Opening Day Date Passing Without MLB Returning Clayton Kershaw discussed the emotions he had with not being able to start Opening Day as the Los Angeles Dodgers and teams await MLB's return.
Dodgers News: Baseball Has Agreement on When Games Can Be Played Whenever the Dodgers and MLB can get back to action, it's almost certain the game we know will be changed. Opening Day in June or July, maybe no All-Star Game, and likely no fans to start the season. That last bit is one of the pieces being discussed by the league, among hundreds of other scenarios at this point.
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Los Angeles Dodgers Provide Activities for Kids Stuck at Home because of CoronaVirus With schools closed and parents doing their best to entertain their kids, the Dodgers have just released a few activities for young Dodger fans to do online. eval;. Basically, it's a bunch of Dodger themed activity worksheets, but the key here is to see if the community of amazing fans can come together and add to the batch here.
Dodgers News: Kiké Hernandez Writes Love Message To Baseball As Wait For 2020 Opening Day Continues Kiké Hernandez wrote a love letter to baseball as the Los Angeles Dodgers were unable to play their 2020 Opening Day game due to the coronavirus.
Remembering Jimmy Wynn, the Toy Cannon A remembrance of Jimmy Wynn, the former major league star mostly known for his time with the Astros but also a huge part of one of the best LA Dodgers teams in 1974.
If Season Is Canceled, Mookie Betts May Never Actually Play For Dodgers Red Sox fans had a tough time seeing Mookie Betts put on his Dodger blue following the star's trade from Boston. They may not have to see it again. Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Associatio.
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Mookie Betts was always going to be a free agent and the Dodgers were always going to have to pay to keep him You may have heard that MLB and the MLBPA came to an agreement regarding, among other things, service time for players this season. With the season realistically in doubt, something had to be done. This agreement gives players a full year of service time, regardless of how long the 2020 season is.
Andrew Friedman: Dodgers Developing Workout Plans For Players During Coronavirus Break Players still need to continue to work out to prepare for the season though, and in an interview with Joe Davis and Orel Hershiser, Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman said the training staff is currently in the process of putting together home workouts for all of the players:.
A Look Back at Steve Garvey Periodically we read articles or perhaps participate in polls that attempt to identify the best players, by position, in the long, rich history of the Dodgers.
Who would belong in a Los Angeles Sports Hall of Fame? Here… There are regional Halls of Fame for basketball and indoor volleyball and plenty of Southland representation in the California Sports Hall of Fame, but there's no edifice, no living monument, to stroll around and admire the accomplishments of L.A.'s athletic elite.
How Mookie Betts Could Hit Free Agency Without Playing for the Dodgers With so much coronavirus-induced uncertainty hovering around Major League Baseball, MLB and it's players' association struck a deal Thursday night that will help offer some direction going forward.
Dodgers Video: Jaime Jarrín Narrates 'Opening Day En Casa' Video For MLB Los Angeles Dodgers Spanish-language broadcaster Jaime Jarrín narrated an 'Opening Day En Casa' video for MLB for 2020 Opening Day.
The Night Minor League Baseball Died Imagine being Ty Haselman, a 22-year-old catcher who was the 1,211th overall player to be selected in the 2019 MLB First-Year Player Draft by Dodgers out of UCLA but elected not to sign, obviously hoping to improve his draft status in 2020.
Yankees Manager Aaron Boone In Favor Of MLB Getting 'Creative' With Neutral Site Postseason Games Due To Coronavirus New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone woudl support MLB implementing neutral site postseason games due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Mookie Betts 2020 season: Dodgers have 3 options, one will surprise you Let's consider the options. Are you crazy?!\u00a0Would the Dodgers really trade Mookie Betts only months after acquiring him in an on-again\/off-again trade that felt like a poorly scripted romantic comedy? Given the current environment, perhaps they should consider it.
How the MLB-MLBPA coronavirus deal directly impacts the Red Sox Here are some of the effects of the deal on Boston moving forward: If the season isn't played, Mookie Betts will hit free agency - without ever suiting up for the Dodgers The biggest takeaway from th.
Dodgers: Joc Pederson Thinks A Shortened Season Could Attract Fans It's difficult to look at the positives when faced with the season Dodgers fans are currently looking at. Luckily, veteran outfielder Joc Pederson is helping us do just that. In an interview with AM 570, Pederson gave his thoughts on what a shortened season would look like for baseball.
A Brooklyn Dodgers Fan Who Never Gave Up on Ebbets Field Pursuing his dream of rebuilding the beloved ballpark, a die-hard follower found the stadium blueprints buried in a municipal subbasement.
Who's your favorite Dodger of all-time? Determining the most loved Dodgers player in team history. The bracket is set up into four regions, with 16 players in each region. It's exactly like a normal bracket, where there's a one seed and a sixteen seed.
Today's Headlines: The epicenter is now the U.S. The number of confirmed cases of the new coronavirus swells in the U.S. The Epicenter Is Now the U.S. The United States has surpassed Italy and China in having the most confirmed coronavirus cases, according to a global case tracker run by Johns Hopkins University: more than 85,900, as of early Friday morning.
No Dodgers Opening Day, COVID-19 testing site at Dodger Stadium instead LOS ANGELES - The long line of cars outside Dodger Stadium Thursday would normally mean the Dodgers' season opener but instead, it's turned into a COVID-19 testing site. John Jackson, who has a compro.
Game 1 of the 2020 Season Behind the solid pitching of Clayton Kershaw and a trio of relievers, the Dodgers shutout the Giants, and the Dodger batters crushed Johnny Cueto 15-0. LAD fell short of their 8 home runs hit in last year's opener, but they did manage 6, including a grand slam by Joc Pederson.
Former Houston Astros, Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Jim Wynn dies at 78 Outfielder Jim Wynn, who played 15 seasons in the major leagues and made three National League All-Star teams, has died at age 78. Nicknamed "The Toy Cannon" for his small stature and powerful throwin.
Remembering "Toy Cannon" Jimmy Wynn There was an awkward pause in Charley Steiner's Spring Training broadcast in 2011. A news flash in the middle of an exhibition game had served as a knockdown pitch in the booth. When he regained his composure, the man behind a radio microphone in Arizona was suddenly back in his Brooklyn hometown, his beloved Dodgers still playing at Ebbets Field.
Jimmy Wynn, who helped Dodgers reach 1974 World Series, dies at 78 The starting center fielder for a Dodgers team that won 102 games and reached the 1974 World Series, “The Toy Cannon” finished fifth in the NL MVP balloting in his age-32 season. The three-time All…
MLB players agree to accept 4% of 2020 salaries if season is canceled The trade is this: If the season is canceled, the players agree to accept a small percentage of their 2020 salaries in exchange for service time as if the whole season had been played. If the season is not played, Mookie Betts can leave the Dodgers without ever playing a game for them.
Reports: MLB, players union reach tentative deal to salvage 2020 season The agreement, which includes full service time for players even if the entire 2020 season is canceled, provides a path forward as the sport preps for life after the coronavirus shutdown, even if i…
MLB, Player's Association, and Owners Come to Layered Multi-Million Dollar Agreement A lot of wealthy people came to an agreement on Thursday, if not slightly begrudgingly. ESPN's Jeff Passan was on it first. eval;. Backing up a bit, with the 2020 MLB season in limbo, a bevy of concerns piled up. Paramount of those were financial concerns.
Dodgers manager Dave Roberts spends a 'surreal' opening day at home reminiscing Dave Roberts hunkered down with his wife and two children rather than managing the Dodgers against the Giants in an opening day game Thursday. It was strange.
An Opening Day Without Baseball Shortly after one o'clock Thursday afternoon, under bright spring sunshine and in front of a full house at Camden Yards, the Baltimore Orioles took the field and the visiting New York Yankees readied for their first at-bats of a brand new baseball season.
MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred Writes Letter To Fans, Encourages Using Passion For Opening Day In Determination To Overcome Coronavirus Pandemic MLB commissioner Rob Manfred wrote in a letter to fans that they use passion for Opening Day into committing to overcome the coronavirus pandemic.
Stan Kasten: Majority Of Dodger Stadium Renovations 'Ready To Go' As Dodgers Comply With CDC As the nation continues to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, the professional sports scene has been temporarily put on hold. Major League Baseball's Opening Day, originally scheduled for.
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Dodgers' Andrew Friedman preaches 'perspective' amid 'unknowns' of coronavirus shutdown "I think everything's on the table right now. I don't think you can remove anything from the table at this point, just with the amount of unknowns," Friedman said, echoing comments made by Commissioner Rob Manfred on Wednesday.
Dodgers: Andrew Friedman Gives A Coronavirus Update Getting to hear from the Dodgers' Andrew Friedman is a good reminder that baseball is still alive and well. The team's President of Baseball operations gave an update on the team as well as his own personal life in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. eval;.
Dodgers Injury Updates: Dustin May, Joc Pederson Fully Recovered Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman said both players have since made a full recovery during the layoff, per Ken Gurnick of MLB.com:. Pederson appeared in a Minor League game days before MLB suspended operations, and was tracking toward seeing his first taste of Cactus League play.
The memories and players who made Dodger Opening Days special Today was the day the serpentine Stadium Way exit was supposed to be backed up in the morning. Clayton Kershaw was supposed to pitch in the afternoon. And 56,000 Angelenos were supposed to tell their friends in the evening that they were there to witness the first game of the year at Dodger Stadium.
Dodgers: Joc Pederson and Dustin May essentially recovered One positive from the delayed 2020 season is it allows players, like Joc Pederson and Dustin May, to get healthy without missing any regular season action….
Dodgers: Joc Pederson and Dustin May Rehab Updates Today was supposed to be Opening Day for Dodgers fans, so we understand the pain right now. But there is some good news to come out of March 26th, even if baseball is not being played. President of Baseball Operations gave a few updates to the media on the state of players.
Andrew Friedman: Members Of Dodgers Organization 'Doing Well' & Doesn't Believe Coronavirus Tests Have Been Required After Being Sent Home Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman recently said no players in the organization have displayed symptoms of coronavirus, therefore none of them have been tested. That remained the case on Thursday as he relayed everyone in the organization is doing well, per Bill Plunkett of the Southern California News Group:.
Dodgers: New draft framework means once again the Astros get off easy However, with the logistics of canceling the draft perhaps even more complicated, MLB and the Players Association have agreed on a framework to hold the draft sometime in July, per Kiley McDaniel of ESPN.
Top 25 MLB Players Under 25 For 2020 Read the Top 25 MLB Players Under 25 for 2018 here. Read the Top 25 MLB Players Under 25 for 2019 here. Welcome to the third annual installment of "Top 25 Under 25." The premise and methodology are both fairly straightforward: I will consider a player's body of work in the majors, the minors, his pedigree, and his potential for growth.
Injury Notes: Pirates, Calhoun, The Pirates have at least two and as many as three potential rotation pieces slowed by injuries at the moment, and director of sports medicine Todd Tomczyk provided updates on lefty Steven Brault and right-handers Clay Holmes and Jameson Taillon to reporters Wednesday.
2020 MLB Predictions I've predicted at least one of the World Series participants correctly in each of the last three years, including nailing my Cubs over Indians' prediction in 2016, though I really do wish I had gotten that one flipped. So you can take these to the bank.
Best Dodgers Games Of 2018 Season: No. 7, Matt Kemp Hits Pinch-Hit Home Run Off Archie Bradley To Beat Diamondbacks Ranking of the best Los Angeles Dodgers games of 2018 season available on MLB.TV continues with Matt Kemp's pinch-hit home run off Archie Bradley.
Dodgers vs Giants: Kershaw vs Cueto, Virtual Regular Season March 26, 2020 All the fuss and feathers, all the pomp and circumstance… opening day is here for the 2020 season! While it's on hold in real life, we have you covered with game 1 of the cyber Dodgers 2020 virtual season! eval;. Today the Dodgers welcome the San Francisco Giants to Dodger Stadium once again.
Game threads: Opening Day edition Clayton Kershaw was tabbed to make his ninth career Opening Day start. Unfortunately, we're going to have to wait a little longer for baseball to come back. Luckily, we still have some sort of baseball to watch today. The MLB is being very generous, and replaying former games across all different platforms.
Opening day needs a national anthem, so listen to Keith Williams Jr. Opening day needs a national anthem, even if there aren’t yet games going on around MLB. So here’s a classic Keith Williams Jr. anthem from Dodger Stadium for you to enjoy.
Dave Roberts explains how Mookie Betts already has made positive impact on Dodgers Dodgers manager Dave Roberts recently appeared on ESPN's "SportsCenter" and explained what excites him most about his new team. Red Sox fans won't be surprised with his answer.
Dodgers: Remembering Vin Scully's Final Opening Day Today was supposed to be Opening Day for the Dodgers. It can't be ignored, and it's tough to think about when we're all stuck sitting at home. But while we reflect on our past and look forward to the future, we can't overlook the Dodger Stadium Opening Day four years ago.
Dodgers Video: Joc Pederson Responds, 'Keep Practicing,' To Clayton Kershaw After Pop-A-Shot Challenge Watch Clayton Kershaw issue a Pop-A-Shot challenge to his Los Angeles Dodgers teammate Joc Pederson, who was unimpressed.
Astros request a new judge to hear lawsuit filed by pitcher Mike Bolsinger But Harry Mittleman, one of the defense attorneys, this week submitted a declaration saying the Astros did not believe Crane and the Astros could have a "fair and impartial trial" before Malcolm Mackey, the judge assigned to hear the case. Mackey, 90, was first elected to the Superior Court in 1988.
Dodgers: The five best Opening Day performers In fact, he might have the best Opening Day performance in Dodgers history. In an 8-6 win over the Diamondbacks in 1999, Mondesi went 4-5 at the plate, connected on two home runs, including a walk-off, two-run blast in the 11th, and drove in six of the Dodgers' eight runs that day.
OOTP 21 simulation: March 26, 2020 - Dodgers 5, Giants 4 The Los Angeles Dodgers put one in the win column with an Opening Day 5-4 triumph over the San Francisco Giants. The crowd at Dodger Stadium watched Mookie Betts put on a fine performance in his Dodger debut. He went 2-for-3 with a 2-run home run and a walk.
Calhoun cleared for activity after fastball to face Rangers outfielder Willie Calhoun, who was hit in the face by a fastball from Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias on March 8, has recovered from a broken jaw and has been cleared to resume baseball activities.
Dodgers Streaming 2019 Opening Day Game On Thursday The Dodgers are going to do their part in helping to fill the void by streaming their 2019 Opening Day game. A replay of the matchup with the Arizona Diamondbacks begins at 1:10 p.m. PT — when f.
Dodgers Bracket: All-Time Favorite Players in Franchise History Today was supposed to be Opening Day for our Los Angeles Dodgers, and we can't help but to be a little bit sad about that. Many of us would already be on our way to Chavez Ravine, getting there early to watch batting practice. Unfortunately, the world had different plans for all of us this spring.
Deep Cut Dodgers: The Ultimate Lineup Card of Forgotten Players As the last 20 years roll by, it's easy to remember the All-Stars, franchise cornerstones, and aces, but what about the Dodgers who've since been forgotten? Let's dive into the Ultimate Deep Cut Dodger Team! Years with the Dodgers: 2000-2001. Remembered For: Being Australian eval;.
Stan Kasten: Majority Of Dodger Stadium Renovations 'Ready To Go' As Dodgers Remain Compliant With CDC Los Angeles Dodgers president and CEO Stan Kasten recently provided an update on the status of the project, revealing that most of the additions to Dodger Stadium are already completed as the team operates within guidelines set by health organizations, via the team's YouTube channel:.
Yankees, Dodgers on top: World Series odds for all 30 MLB teams The Dodgers and Yankees are co-favorites to win the World Series. Here are the divisional, pennant and World Series odds for all 30 MLB teams.
Alexander: When baseball's scheduled Opening Day… isn't But what if there's no Opening Day? Thursday was supposed to be 2020's grand beginning. The Dodgers were to play the Giants at home. Clayton Kershaw would be on the mound, a sign that the world had returned to normal, and the renovations to Dodger Stadium were to be open to the public.
Blog Kiosk: 3/26/2020 - Dodgers Links & News - Some Odds and Ends There's nothing like it in sports. I don't care that I've never been anywhere else. I don't care. There's nothing like wearing a Dodger jersey." - A.J. Ellis "Never believe that anti-Semites are completely unaware of the absurdity of their replies. They know that their remarks are frivolous, open to challenge.
SportsNet LA Re-Airing & Dodgers Streaming 2019 Opening Day Game SportsNet LA is also re-airing the game at that same time. What fans will get to enjoy is another look at the Dodgers setting an MLB record by slugging eight home runs on Opening Day. continued to feast on Arizona pitching and broke multiple franchise and baseball records during the four-game series.
Dodgers Thoughts - Missing Opening Day In the meantime, I will leave you with the wonderful story from Tim Brown's article today in Yahoo Sports, in which Clayton Kershaw describes his favorite Opening Day ever. In the words of Kershaw, I hope we never have to do this again. It is truly a sad day today to realize that instead of opening day we're fighting the coronavirus.
Angels' Mike Trout, Dodgers' Jaime Jarrín voice 'Opening Day at home' Mike Trout might not get to be a face of baseball Thursday, but he does get to be a voice of baseball. With the start of the 2020 season indefinitely delayed because of the coronavirus crisis, Major L.
MLB Rumors: Some Players Willing To Play 'Significant Number Of Doubleheaders' To Get Close To Full 162-Game Season Multiple MLB players are reportedly willing to play several doubleheaders in effort to get close to as full of a 162-game season as possible in 2020.
Merry World Series! On Wednesday morning, legendary baseball agent Scott Boras did a very Scott Boras thing - he suggested that Major League Baseball could - and should - play a full 162-game schedule when baseball resumes following the coronavirus pandemic shutdown and should, of all things, have a Christmas World Series.
Dodgers games to watch on opening day PT on MLB's Twitter feed, as part of a league-wide "opening day at home" campaign with games from all 30 teams shown on various platforms, including Twitter, YouTube, and Facebook. Two other games in.
Dodgers Are Helping Fans Pass the Time With 'All-Time Favorite Bracket' The Los Angeles Dodgers are helping us all pass the time while we stay at home by combining two of our favorite things in March: Opening Day and March Madness. The Dodgers tweeted out a NCAA tournamen.
Jaime Jarrin voices MLB "opening day at home" video Hall of Fame Dodgers announcer Jaime Jarrin has seen six decades worth of opening days, so its only natural that he is the Spanish-language voice for a promotional video from Major League Baseball abo.
Looking down on coronavirus: 12 aerial photos of Southern California's new normal The coronavirus outbreak has changed everything. California Gov. Gavin Newsom has issued a stay-at-home order, all nonessential businesses are closed and local law enforcement agencies are doing what they can to keep us off the streets. So what does it look like outside - from above?
Rob Manfred Concedes MLB Won't Play 162-Game Season, Focused On 'Credible Number' & Entertainment During an interview with Scott Van Pelt on ESPN, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred conceded the outlook for a 162-game season is no longer feasible, and he instead is focused on still producing something of a normal year that will entertain fans:.
Dodgers: Ranking the best Opening Day lineups in Los Angeles history On the day that baseball was supposed to open its 2020 season, I thought it would be fun to rank the best Opening Day lineups in Dodgers history, focusing on the teams that called LA their home. My criteria is simple. I am not looking for the best lineup on Day 2 of the season, or the best lineup that played the most games.
Simulating the 2020 Dodgers season with 'Out of the Park Baseball 21' This post should be the game thread for the first game of the 2020 season. The Dodgers, coming off the most disappointing 106-win season you'll ever see. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic has altered the course of everyday life. Sports is toward the very bottom of priorities right now.
Mookie Betts might never play for the Dodgers because of the coronavirus crisis Superstar acquisition Mookie Betts could leave the Dodgers without ever playing a game for them if the season is canceled because of the coronavirus crisis.
Dodgers celebrate Opening Day at Home with a Clayton Kershaw classic The Dodgers will be celebrating Opening Day at Home with a rebroadcast of Clayton Kershaw's no-hitter against the Rockies on June 18, 2014.
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How Giants-Dodgers opener might have played out: Good for Posey, not for SF Chronicle beat reporter Henry Schulman obtained the Strat-O-Matic simulation of Thursday's season opener against the Dodgers in Los Angeles and wrote a fictionalized account of a bad day for the Giant.
Angels' Mike Trout, Dodgers' Jaime Jarrín are MLB voices of 'Opening Day at home' Angels outfielder Mike Trout might not get to be a face of baseball Thursday, but he does get to be a voice of baseball. With the start of the 2020 season indefinitely delayed because of the coronavirus crisis, Major League Baseball turned to Trout to narrate a spot released nationally Thursday morning.
Odds and Ends - Bits and Pieces Last Sunday 2D2 posted an article in which he asked us a couple of questions. At the time I did not respond but decided to do so today. What player are you most disappointed in not being able to see play this year? Why? That is a difficult question for me as I look forward to so many minor league players getting into action.
MLB News: Commissioner Completes Red Sox Investigation, Decision Coming So much so that fans started to wonder if the punishment for the Red Sox's involvement in a cheating scandal was going to slip through the cracks. Well, we finally have an answer to that. eval;. It sounds like Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred has completed his investigation on the Red Sox electronic sign-stealing scandal.
Rookie Radar: NL West Gavin Lux, MacKenzie Gore and so much more. Get a rundown of rookies to watch throughout the National League West at MLB Trade Rumors.
SoFi Stadium construction continues within rules The statewide "Safe at Home" guidelines in California allow for construction of the future home of the Rams and Chargers to continue, and the work in Inglewood remains ongoing.
Will former Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig find a new MLB home? Former Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder and All-Star Yasiel Puig is still without a team and the coronavirus shutdown isn't helping him find a new one.
Column: Tom Lasorda still brandishes his fighting spirit even without an opening day Dodgers legend Tom Lasorda is disappointed opening day has been postponed, but he's certain the country will beat the the coronavirus outbreak.
Memorable Opening Days from Angels seasons past With no baseball Thursday, and no guarantee the season will start at all in 2020, we are taking a look back at some of the most memorable Angels openers in their first 59 seasons. April 27, 1961 Of co.
Dodgers: Mookie Betts Could Go Into Free Agency Without Ever Playing in LA Dodgers fans got a little bit of good news earlier today with the hopeful June start date, but now some bad news. Major League Baseball relented on the issue of service time with the players, paving the way for Mookie's free agency after 2020. eval;.
MLB Streaming Games From Each Team On Opening Day, Including Clayton Kershaw No-Hitter For Dodgers Complete list of #OpeningDayAtHome games:.
Dodgers: Five players you forgot played at Chavez Ravine Many great players have adorned the Dodgers blue, but there are some you might have forgotten about. As a Dodgers fan, it's hard to truly forget about a pl…
Dodgers to stream last year's Opening Day on social channels Thursday The Dodgers and Major League Baseball are still bringing Opening Day celebrations to fans on Thursday, despite the delay to this year's season. The Dodgers will be streaming last season's Opening Day game on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Dodgers.com at 1:10 p.m.
Dodgers have set MLB standard for procuring original talent A record for Major League Baseball players used has been set every year since 2013, up to 1,410 in 2019. Where did they all come from? The Post put all 1,410 back on their original teams and here in P.
Samantha McGowen Suing Dodgers After Allegedly Crashing Scooter at Stadium Samantha McGowen is suing the Los Angeles Dodgers for damages related to injuries she says she suffered last September in a scooter crash. Per TMZ Sports, McGowen said in the lawsuit that she fracture.
2013 Dodgers Opening Day Game Against Giants Will Re-Air On MLB Network MLB Network is re-airing a 2013 Opening Day game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants, when Clayton Kershaw hit a home run.
Dodgers: Major League Baseball Has A Desired Start Month But according to Jeff Passan of ESPN, the Dodgers could be back to playing baseball by June. The league is apparently pushing very hard for that anticipated start date. eval;. While June would certainly be a welcomed start date for Dodgers fans, that would still be over two months late.
Dodgers opening days to savor: Robinson's debut, Fernandomania's start, Kershaw's blast 42 during that day's game. After moving from Brooklyn to Los Angeles in 1958 and playing four years in the Coliseum, the Dodgers christened 53,000-seat Dodger Stadium in Chavez Ravine on April 10, 1962, with a 6-3 loss to the Cincinnati Reds. Kay O'Malley, wife of then-Dodgers President Walter O'Malley, threw out the ceremonial first pitch.
Memorable Opening Days from Dodgers seasons past Veteran left-hander Jerry Reuss was supposed to be the Dodgers' Opening Day starter in 1981 but he was injured and manager Tommy Lasorda chose rookie Fernando Valenzuela as his replacement. Good choice.
Best Games Of 2018 Season: No. 8, Yasiel Puig Hits 3 Home Runs As Dodgers Rout Cardinals 9: Rout of San Francisco Giants to complete sweep and set stage for Game 163 to decide NL West. No. 10: Record seven home runs hit in extra-innings win against New York Mets. Make sure to follow us on Instagram! It's the best way to see exclusive coverage from games and events, get your questions answered, and more!
Dodgers' Kenley Jansen tosses Redondo Beach home back on the market Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Kenley Jansen is looking to close out a sale in Redondo Beach, where his home of about five years is back on the market at $2.15 million. The Craftsman-inspired home, which.
Dodgers Rumors: David Price Participated In MLB Players Association Call Amid Union Negotiations With MLB Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher David Price reportedly participated on an MLB Players Association conference call as the union negotiates with MLB.
L.A. Dodgers Sued After Woman Says She Broke Face In Stadium Bird Scooter Crash A woman claims the Dodgers are at fault for serious injuries she suffered in a Bird scooter crash at their stadium last year… and now, she's suing the MLB team over it all. Samantha McGowen says sh.
MLB Rumors: Agreement Reached With MLBPA To Grant Full Year Of Service Time To Players Regardless Of How Many Games Are Played Despite some early disagreements, MLB has reportedly found a solution with the MLBPA that will guarantee of a full year of service to players who remain active regardless of how many games are played during the 2020 season, via Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic:.
Milt Thompson Thompson spent 13 seasons playing in the majors, breaking in with the Atlanta Braves in 1984 and finishing with the Colorado Rockies in 1996. In between he had many productive seasons for the Philadelphia Phillies and Saint Louis Cardinals. He also spent time with the Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers.
Dodgers News: League May Get Creative to Play As Many Games As Possible The Dodgers and their fanbase are itching for some baseball. Tomorrow would have been Opening Day in Los Angeles. Fans would have started flocking to the gates at Chavez Ravine less than 24 hours from now, and baseball would have been back. But the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed literally everything back, and now we all wait.
Ross Stripling gives Dodgers depth in multiple roles You come to grips with the thought of changing teams, moving across town from the Los Angeles Dodgers to the Los Angeles Angels, but ultimately realize that the opportunities afforded with such a move are beneficial to where you see yourself as a player.
The Forgotten Devastating Home Run Against the Dodgers Throughout their 136-year history, there have been a number of devastating home runs hit against the Dodgers.
MLB Opening Day: 10 things we'll miss with no games due to coronavirus This was the day the Los Angeles Dodgers were going to begin the season resurrecting memories of Kirk Gibson and Orel Hershiser from their glorious World Series championship season 32 years ago, with.
How the 2020 season could affect service time and salaries Mookie Betts, set to be the biggest prize on next winter's free agent market, is used as an example in both reports, but several Dodgers are approaching six full years of service time, which would grant them free agency:.
Report: MLB Asked MLB Players Association For Authority to 'Cancel Or Modify' 2020 Draft Major League Baseball reportedly sought approval from the MLB Players Association for the right to cancel or change the 2020 Draft.
Podcast: Morning walk In Dodger Stadium, Podcast. 1991-2013 Dodgers at home: 1,028-812 When Jon attended: 338-267 * When Jon didn't: 695-554 includes road games attended. 2013 Dodgers at home: 51-35 When Jon attended: 5-2 When Jon didn't: 46-33. Note: I got so busy working for the Dodgers that in 2014, I stopped keeping track, much to my regret.
Dodgers News: Andrew Friedman Acknowledges MLB Returning Without Fans In Attendance May Be Necessary In response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Major League Baseball joined the NBA, NHL and other professional sports leagues by temporarily suspending operations. It led to the cancella.
Manager Dave Roberts Thanks Dodgers Fans For Being 'Best' In 'All Of Sports' With the season not starting any earlier than the middle of May, the Dodgers joined the group of teams to close their Spring Training facility. The club initially kept Camelback Ranch open for players.
2020 Dodgers Top 100 Prospects: No. 1, SS/2B Gavin Lux We've finally reached No. I'm sure there wasn't much drama, as Gavin Lux is, easily, the best prospect in the system. Previous Entries. I've included Future Value grades and risks for the Top 50 prospects. For example, if a guy gets a "50 low," he has a really good chance to be an average player at his position.
Dodgers: Dave Roberts Has An Interesting Way of Keeping Up With Players While baseball may not be anywhere near, Dodgers fans have gotten quite the treat from the team's broadcast crew. Joe Davis and Orel Hershiser have started doing video interviews during this second offseason and recently did one with manager Dave Roberts.
Dodgers: David Price Knows He is Facing an Uphill Battle But that's exactly where David Price finds himself with the Dodgers in 2020. With a bitter ending in Boston, everything seemed to be trending up with Price making the move out west. eval;. COVID-19 has not only thrown off David Price's spring routine but every person in baseball.
Who Knows When Baseball Will be Back? Catching Up with Ross Stripling, and More! - Blue Heaven Podcast The quarantine is getting to us, Brook is losing parts of his teeth, and there's still no baseball. Things have certainly been tough for everyone. eval;. On today's show:.
Who's the greatest Dodgers catcher of all-time? They spoke with Stan Kasten and Andrew Friedman about the Coronavirus, the delay of the season and about the Dodger Stadium construction. Yesterday, Davis and Hershiser were back, this team they spoke with manager Dave Roberts. Here's the full interview incase you would like to check it out.
Scott Boras pitches 162-game MLB schedule with a World Series game on Christmas What seems absurd to many makes perfect sense to agent Scott Boras, who has used the downtime caused by the COVID-19 pandemic to brainstorm ideas for how baseball can maintain the integrity of its traditional 162-game schedule and four-tiered playoff system despite a lengthy delay to the start of the season.
Mookie Betts still set for 2021 market with MLB service time deal likely A tentative agreement between MLB and the Players Association on service time calculations during a shortened season helps Mookie Betts. Mookie Betts was t…
My Favorite Duke Moment The first home run account I ever heard on the radio was called by legendary Dodger announcer Vin Scully and was hit by another Dodger legend, Duke Snider. That's how easy it was to become a lifetime Dodger fan. I sometimes wonder what the outcome would have been for me if a member of the opposing team had hit a home run first that night.
Dr. Dre, Mister Rogers, Glen Campbell among 2020 Library of Congress recording inductees The registry annually highlights 25 recordings spanning pop, rock, hip-hop, jazz, blues, folk, gospel, classical and world music as well as spoken word, comedy, news and sports recordings that reflect in some way the nation's cultural, historical or aesthetic character.
Dave Roberts says coaching staff keeping in touch on TikTok As the Los Angeles Dodgers are stuck at home during the coronavirus outbreak, they are finding creative ways to stay in touch. Dave Roberts updates fans on…
Tony Gonsolin: Learning the art of the offspeed pitch Tony Gonsolin has learned to offset his four-seam fastball with a lethal offspeed repertoire, turning him into an effective big league starter. With Will S…
ICYMI: Kasten, Friedman discuss latest on Dodgers' path forward Dodger president and CEO Stan Kasten and president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman offered some positivity Monday in a question and answer video session moderated by Dodger broadcasters Joe Davis and Orel Hershiser.
See the Los Angeles Chargers' new bolt logo A significant number of NFL teams are making changes to their brand this offseason, and every organization is now hoping that their efforts are met with less ridicule than the Los Angeles' Rams awful new primary logos. The Rams' incoming SoFi Stadium-mates, the Los Angeles Chargers, are slowly revealing their own minor rebrand.
Dodgers will beat Giants on opening day, guaranteed Dodger Stadium would be rocking Thursday - opening day, the Dodgers against the despised San Francisco Giants, a sellout crowd cheering Clayton Kershaw. Don't let the sports shutdown get you down, Dodgers fans.
There's at least some Dodgers baseball to watch on opening day MLB Network is televising some classic opening day games on Thursday, including Clayton Kershaw's shutout from 2013 in which he also hit a home run. That game is a classic for many reasons.
There’s at least some Dodgers baseball to watch on opening day Clayton Kershaw’s opening day shutout of the Giants in 2013, in which he also hit a home run, will be televised again this Thursday, among a group of classic opening day games on MLB Network.
Angels @ Dodgers: Price vs. Teheran, Virtual Spring Training Game March 24, 2020 One final spring training game. This is it - even if it is virtual - after today the next time fake baseball is played, it'll be for real. eval;. Cheesy setup aside, the Dodgers are back home at Dodger Stadium to face the Anaheim Angels one last time for the rubber match in this freeway series.
Dodgers News: Will Smith Donates Blood In Effort To Address Shortage During Coronavirus Outbreak As the world continues to grapple with the coronavirus pandemic, not only have Major League Baseball teams and the union donated to multiple efforts, but several players have individually t.
Dodgers Farm Director Will Rhymes Sees 'A Lot Of Upside' With Cody Thomas When the Los Angeles Dodgers announced non-roster invitees to 2020 Spring Training, much of the focus went to well-known prospects Jeter Downs and Josiah Gray. There was also attention on top prospect.
Los Angeles Dodgers: 3 Dodgers that would be fun to quarantine with As we all can agree that we are missing the Los Angeles Dodgers right now, we decided to break down the three Dodgers that would be the most fun to quarantine with. Enrique Hernandez is the first name that instantly jumps to mind if you are asking me which Dodger I would want to spend an extended amount of time with.
Dodgers Prospect Watch: A Closer Look at Andy Pages When we put together a story about MLB Pipeline's new prospect rankings for 2020 a few weeks back, we noted how the list for the Dodgers contained quite a few new faces, specifically a new crop of youngsters that seemingly created yet another exciting wave of farmhands.
Dodgers: Justin Turner Buys Thousands of Tacos for a Cause Out of everything that has been going on lately, finally some good news. We had seen posts on the LA Dream Center's page thanking the Dodgers' Justin Turner and his wife Courtney for their generosity. While it wasn't clear what the couple had done, it was assumed that they were helping out and making donations like they always do.
Dodgers News: Ross Stripling Was Aware Of Coronavirus Through Work As Stockbroker, But Still Surprised By MLB Shutdown I don't think we really thought it would come to this," Stripling conceded. The few days before baseball was really put on hiatus, there was a lot of talk around the NBA, where LeBron said he wouldn't.
Blog Kiosk: 3/24/2020 - Dodgers Links & News - Some Odds and Ends In 1982 Dodgers star hurler Fernando Valenzuela ends his contract holdout and reports to the Dodgers spring training. After winning the Cy Young and Rookie of the Year awards he sought a raise from $42,500 to $1 million. Instead, the Dodgers unilaterally renewed his contract for a reported $350,000.
Let's Remember Some Dodgers: Olmedo Saenz & Luke Prokopec Clearly the 2004 and 2005 Dodgers made an impact on me, as the third edition of "Let's Remember Some Dodgers" is going to include yet another player from the team, but he also had been mentioned as a memorable part of the mid-2000s Dodgers.
Mookie Betts: How a shortened season could impact free agency The Red Sox were looking to cash in on a superstar player who they were unsure of being able to pay beyond this season, while the Dodgers were looking for a final piece that could help bring them that elusive modern-day championship, willing to gamble on his upcoming free agency status.
Kasten, Friedman Deliver State of the Dodgers Message Early Monday evening, social media was at its finest when popular Dodgers broadcasters Joe Davis and Orel Hershiser hosted Dodgers president and CEO Stan Kasten and Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman on YouTube for a video conference via the Dodgers Twitter account.
Astros Reportedly Apologized While Josh Reddick Has Tone Deaf Response to Dodger Fan The Houston Astros continue to just plainly not get it. After robbing baseball fans of fair competition - and the Dodgers of a potential World Series title - in at least 2017, they were accused and eval; punished for illegally stealing signs.
Best Games Of 2018 Season: No. 9, Dodgers Rout Giants To Force Game 163 Against Rockies For NL West Title In light of Major League Baseball making every game from 2018 and 2019 available for free on MLB.TV, DodgerBlue.com has ranked the best streaming options for contests involving the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Los Angeles Dodgers: Broadcast legend Vin Scully hopes MLB starts, panics stop There\u2019s the glove, there\u2019s the ball, it\u2019s in the glove, isn\u2019t it? Didn\u2019t it hit the webbing?
Dodgers Video: Kiké Hernandez Does Pushups In Full Uniform, Issues Social Media Challenge To Justin Turner & Joc Pederson Kiké Hernandez completed pushups in uniform on Instagram, then issued the social media challenge to his Dodgers teammates Joc Pederson and Justin Turner.
Dodgers News: Stan Kasten Optimistic MLB Will Play 'Substantial' 2020 Season Despite Delay Caused By Coronavirus Dodgers president and CEO Stan Kasten is optimistic the 2020 Major League Baseball season will closely mirror 162 games despite the coronavirus delay.
The Best And Worst Trade of The Decade For The Los Angeles Dodgers Here is the best and worst trade the Los Angeles Dodgers have made since 2010. Before landing in Tinseltown, Rich Hill bounced around from team to team, failing to really find a home at the big-league level. He was a major-league journeyman, playing for seven different organizations in just nine seasons prior to becoming a Dodger.
Dodgers legend Vin Scully relives Great Depression during coronavirus isolation, offers happy coping advice Three years into retirement, the great Vin Scully feels fantastic health wise at 92, yet he's been bummed lately because of one way the coronavirus pandemic is affecting his life. The voice of the Bro.
Dodgers: On this date, Fernando Valenzuela ends contract holdout March 24, 1982: Fernando Valenzuela ends his holdout and reports to Los Angeles Dodgers camp. When Fernando Valenzuela won the Cy Young Award for the Los A…
Construction remains ongoing at Dodger Stadium "It has slowed down, and some crews are smaller," Kasten said. "We are, and everyone, is fully compliant with all the regulations of the county, the city, and state, as well as the and."
Health or a paycheck? Coronavirus forces some L.A. workers to choose "I don't feel secure. I don't know for how long I'll be able to survive." While workers like Trejo are losing jobs and hours, others face a different, dire challenge: Show up to work, but risk your health. Laura Pozos, 58, has worked at a McDonald's in East Los Angeles for four years, her only source of income to provide for her two children.
Dodgers' Andrew Friedman, Stan Kasten discuss what comes next after coronavirus shutdown Under normal circumstances, fans would have filled Angel Stadium for the final game of this year's Freeway Series on Tuesday night. Instead, the Dodgers players are "de-loading" and waiting for word t.
Rebound Candidate: Alex Wood On a per-inning basis, left-hander Alex Wood has been one of the most effective pitchers in Major League Baseball throughout his career. He debuted in 2013, just one year after the Braves chose him in the second round of the draft, and has regularly kept runs off the board at an excellent clip.
First Edition of "Was He Juicing!?" featuring Mike Piazza Today, we are going to try out a new game here at Pick-Up Sports Talk. Its called, "Was He Juicing?". The idea is that I take an MLB player from the past, preferably the steroid era, and try to make a determination on whether or not that player used steroids during their career, especially in a meaningful way.
A-Rod & Frank Thomas join Kevin Burkhardt to preview 2020 MLB season - SAFE AT HOME FOX Sports' Kevin Burkhardt was joined by Alex Rodriguez and Frank Thomas to preview the 2020 season. Are the Dodgers and Yankees in World Series or bust mode? Which team might surprise? Who has the s.
Angels @ Dodgers: Buehler vs. Heaney, Virtual Spring Training Game March 23, 2020 We will NEVER share your email with anyone! In what should be Dodger Stadium's big preseason debut, the freeway series would have shifted to Los Angeles today for the middle game between the Dodgers and the Angels. At virtual Dodger Stadium, however, things look to be fine as Walker Buehler faces Andrew Heaney.
Dodgers: Kasten, Friedman Discuss Baseball's Abrupt Stoppage and What Comes Next The head honchos of the Dodgers front office sat down for an online Q&A session with the broadcast duo of Joe Davis and Orel Hershiser to talk about everything surrounding the club and what they know from MLB about when baseball may return. eval;.
A-Rod: There's more pressure on the Dodgers to win the World Series than any other team The Dodgers had a very productive offseason, acquiring Mookie Betts and David Price. A-Rod said due to that, they now have more pressure on them than ever to bring a World Series title home to Los Ang.
Dodgers front office provides update, optimistic 2020 season will return He believes there is a path to play again in 2020. The renovation work at Dodgers stadium has slowed down due to safety precautions related to the coronavirus, but Kasten said he expected everything to be finished in time for the season.
On this date: 2009 World Baseball Classic final at Dodger Stadium On this date 11 years ago, two weeks ahead of the 2009 season, Dodger Stadium hosted the final of the World Baseball Classic in a thrilling 10-inning epic. The March 23 final pitted Team Japan, the reigning champions after winning the inaugural WBC three years earlier, against Team Korea.
Dodgers: Ross Stripling Talks Offseason 2.0 And Plans For the Coming Weeks It's a strange time to be a ballplayer, that much is certain. That is definitely true for Dodgers' swingman Ross Stripling. Chicken Strip took the time to chat with the Blue Heaven Podcast guys this week about his plans over the coming weeks. eval;. For Stripling, his plan as of now is to he'sd home.
Dodger Stadium Renovation: An Original Opening Week Aerial Update It's something that will undoubtedly make you sad, but the Dodgers should be in the middle of a three-game series against the Angels here in Los Angeles. eval;.
Clayton Kershaw day by day: The start in Australia In Sydney, which was 1 a.m. in Los Angeles. I viewed this game at a watch party at the SportsNet LA studios, and you haven't truly lived until you've posted a game recap at 4:50 a.m.
How Has Your Life Been Altered By The Coronavirus Pandemic? How has the Coronavirus pandemic affected you? I miss Dodger baseball more than you could imagine. I wish that we could get back to normal, and get back to discussing the Dodgers. Unfortunately the current situation is preventing us from doing that. So sound off.
Extension Candidates: NL West We don't really know whether or to what extent extension talks will continue during the coronavirus hiatus. But as I wrote recently, it seems reasonable to think they'll be explored. Some may already have advanced nearly to completion before the global pandemic intervened.
Legendary sports broadcaster Vin Scully, 92, shares how he's social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic Vin Scully has been out of the Los Angeles Dodgers broadcast booth for three seasons, but he still manages to connect with fans in his hometown and all across the country. Dodger Stadium still shows v.
Carl Furillo - the Reading Rifle When I was growing up as a budding Dodger fan in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia on the east coast of Canada, I had the good fortune to be part of the Boys of Summer saga. My connection with the Dodgers began in 1952 one evening when by pure chance I turned my radio dial and there it was - the golden voice of Vin Scully.
Dodgers News: Dave Roberts Believes Division Series Should Be Best-Of-7 Format Active rosters will additionally expand to 26 players during the regular season and postseason, while MLB is completely doing away with 40-man rosters in September. Of course, most anticipate more pla.
West Hollywood mayor, who tested positive, describes life with the coronavirus As to how he got the coronavarius? D'Amico said he has a possible idea. The mayor said his husband, Keith Rand, a therapist, had attended a conference of the American Group Psychotherapy Assn. in New York in early March. The event has been tied to at least 22 positive cases, the association said in a statement.
5 Ways The Dodgers Can Control Their Narrative in 2020 The Los Angeles Dodgers have a legitimate chance to win the World Series in 2020, but there are some key areas that need to be on point to make it happen.
Adding Mookie Betts to the Dodgers' already strong defense The Dodgers had the most Defensive Runs Saved as a team in baseball in 2019, coming up below average at only two positions — - 8 at shortstop.