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Get Ready: Ohtani, From Japan to The Angels To Hit And Pitch

Shohei Ohtani is a 23-year-old baseball star who’s been called The Babe Ruth of Japan. He wants to pitch, perhaps rest a day and then play in the outfield the rest of the week. However, the Angels...

 

Dodgers' Yasiel Puig Wins First-Career Defensive Player of The Year Award

Wilson®, The Official Ball Glove of Major League Baseball® announces the 2017 Wilson Defensive Player of the Year Awards. The Twins' 23-year-old centerfield phenom Byron Buxton is one of five...

 

It's Unanimous: Dodgers' Bellinger Is Rookie Of The Year

The Dodgers had 17 National League Rookies Of The Year in their history but the 18th one just did it so its real fresh in our minds. Cody Bellinger was a unanimous winner just like Yankees’...

 

Angels And Justin Upton Agree To Terms On A Five-Year Contract

Angels General Manager Billy Eppler announces the club has agreed to terms on a five-year contract with OF Justin Upton. The contract will take Upton through the 2022 campaign and will supersede his...

 

Dodgers Were Good, Astros Were Better

Since most of us live here there was a lot of support for the Dodgers to win their first World Series since 1988. But it didn't work out that way when the Houston Astros became World Series champions...

 

Dodgers Lose Craziest Game: Now What Happens?

Eight home runs. Both teams having a lead in extra innings. The Dodgers lose as their streak of going 98-0 when they lead after innings ends. Yes, they’re calling Wednesday night’s action at...

 

Dodgers' Justin Turner Now Is Linked With Kirk Gibson

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor Without question Kirk Gibson’s home run in 1948 remains the most famous one since the Dodgers moved from Brooklyn to Los Angeles. The Dodgers won that season’s...

 

Dodgers Announce 2018 Preliminary Schedule

The Los Angeles Dodgers will open the 2018 season against the San Francisco Giants on Thursday, March 29 and host home games during nearly every summer holiday next season, ary schedule. The league...

 

Dodger Organization Joins Players in Supporting Hurricane Harvey Efforts

The Los Angeles Dodgers have provided their support to the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in Houston through both a $100,000 donation to the Houston Food Bank and by contributing 5,000 fleece blankets to the Dream Center in Texas to be distributed...

 

Six Dodger Games Added To TV Schedule On Channel 5

Spectrum Networks announces it has reached an agreement to broadcast an additional six Dodgers games on KTLA 5 this season, beginning Tuesday, August 22 at Pittsburgh against the Pirates. KTLA,...

 

Dodgers Have Best Record In Baseball So Far

The All-Star break is over as teams resumed play on Friday. The Dodgers hope they can continue being dominant the rest of the way. The Dodgers, at 61-29, have the best record in baseball this season....

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    July 6, 2017

Seager, Bellinger: The Dodgers' Future (and their present too)

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor Last season 23-year-old Corey Seager was the National League Rookie of the Year. This season 21-year-old Cody Bellinger is well on his way to being the second...

 

Bo Jackson To Be Honored With A Scouts Dream Award At Professional Baseball Scouts Foundation's 14th Annual Fundraiser

Bo Jackson To Be Honored With A Scouts Dream Award At Professional Baseball Scouts Foundation’s 14th Annual Fundraiser One of the greatest professional athletes, Bo Jackson, will be honored with “A Scouts Dream Award, at the 14th annual...

 

Dodgers' Dave Roberts Wins Tommy Lasorda Managerial Award

The Dodgers’ Dave Roberts, who was named National League Manager of the Year, will pick up another honor in the post-season as he has been named the recipient of the Tommy Lasorda Managerial Achievement Award at the 14th annual Professional...

 

Dodgers Announce 2017 Promotional Schedule

The Dodgers’ 2017 promotional schedule will consist of 65 dates. . New items include a replica Fernando Valenzuela jersey, phone charger, chips and salsa dish, kids replica Corey Seager bat, kids pillow case and Labor Day BBQ gloves. Friday Night...

 

Dodgers Announce 2017 Spring Training Schedule

The Dodgers have announced their 2017 Spring Training schedule, with their ninth season of Cactus League play beginning on Saturday, Feb. 25 against the Chicago White Sox at Camelback Ranch – Glendale, Arizona. The Dodgers will play 18 of their 34...

 

Angels Acquire Of Cameron Maybin From Detroit

The Angels have acquired OF Cameron Maybin from the Detroit Tigers in exchange for minor league RHP Victor Alcantara. Additionally, the club will exercise Maybin’s 2017 option. The announcement was made by Angels General Manager Billy Eppler....

 

NEWS FLASH: Chicago Cubs Win World Series

The Chicago Cubs won the World Series 8-7 over the Cleveland Indians. In what turned out to be a close game the Cubs won in the 10th inning. The win ended a dry spell for the Cubs who haven't won a World Series in 108 years.Read sportswriter Mitch...

 

Congratulate The Dodgers For A Surprisingly Successful Season

A lot of Dodger fans are disappointed that their team didn’t make the World Series again this season. I see the season in a much different way. The Dodgers were phenomenal in overcoming an...

 

Dodgers' Roberts Is NL Manager Of The Year

The Dodgers’ Dave Roberts has been named National League Manager of the Year in a vote by fellow league managers in The Sporting News. “I see this as a team award,” said Roberts who expertly guided the Dodgers into a division champion after...

 

Brilliant Managing Allows Dodgers To Win Playoff Series

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor Walter Alston's 20 years as the Dodger manager and Tommy Lasorda's 20 years brought a lot of joy to Los Angeles fans. Now Dave Roberts has done something to bring more...

 

The Vin Scully I Got to Know

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor If you've read this column over the years you probably know I traveled with the Lakers for a long time and got to know Chick Hearn very well. We frequently sat...

 

Puig Returns To Dodgers, Hits Key Home Run

Yasiel Puig is back with the Dodgers. Possibly a new, improved Yasiel Puig. After careful consideration the Dodgers decided to bring the controversial 25-year-old outfielder back from their Oklahoma...

 

Shifty Dodgers Win A Big One

For many, many years major league teams stationed defenders at first base, second base, shortstop and third base. Then the shift came along. Analytics began proving information on where batters...

 

The Speculation Was True: Dodgers Dump Puig

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor Speculation about Yasiel Puig's future with the Dodgers was strong enough for me to write about it last week. It turned out to be accurate. When the Dodgers flew to...

 

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