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 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    August 4, 2016

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...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    August 4, 2016

Local Hero Buford Still Giving Back To LA

The world and especially Los Angeles is a better place because of people like Don Buford. The former major league baseball star is still an energizer bunny at the age of 79. When most people his age...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    July 28, 2016

Dodgers Are Considering Trading Yasiel Puig

I was in the Dodger Stadium press box on a recent Sunday afternoon when Yasiel Puig was on second base. The next batter hit a routine infield pop up, something we’ve ll seen at least a thousand...

 
 Sports    June 16, 2016

Dodgers Select Shortstop In First Round

The 6-foot-2, 175-pound left-handed hitting Lux hit .531 (43-for-81) with six home runs, 10 doubles, four triples, 31 RBI and stole 23 bases this spring. He also drew 29 walks, while only striking out twice in 26 games in 2016. Lux, 18, was rated by...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    June 9, 2016

Westside Baseball Classic Moves Into Second Year

The 2016 Westside All-Star Classic will take place on Saturday, June 18 at West Los Angeles College. The gates will open at 12:30 p.m. and the game will start at 3 p.m. Admission is $10 and that will...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    May 12, 2016

Dodgers Win Series From The Cardinals

The Cardinals flew into Dodger Stadium for a three-game series this past weekend and were only able to salvage one win against their National League rivals. When Cardinals center-fielder Randal...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    April 28, 2016

Maury Wills: Once A Dodger Always A Dodger

Life in a Dodger baseball uniform for Maury Wills came full circle a few weeks ago when the Los Angeles Dodgers broke from Spring Training camp at their Camelback Ranch-Glendale facility in Phoenix...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    April 14, 2016

Dodgers' Opening Day Belonged To Vin Scully

It was another beautiful Opening day at Dodger Stadium on Tuesday with the Dodgers hosting the Diamondbacks. Newly-aquired Japanese pitching sensation Kenta Maeda, took the mound for the Dodgers...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    April 4, 2016

Dodgers Are Elated with Puig's Fast Start

There’s no doubt that Yasiel Puig has a lot of baseball talent. But he’s been so erratic with the Dodgers that he’s inspired opinions from columnists and fans that he should be traded. But...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    March 17, 2016

Spine Injury Is Affecting Angels' Weaver

Jered Weaver is one of the Angels’ biggest stars and most valuable players. But he’s having a major problem in spring training. Weaver, who won 18 games in 2014, is throwing only 79 mph these...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    February 18, 2016

What May Happen In This Baseball Season

The Super Bowl is over. The NBA took a mid-season break. Baseball is on my mind today. Spring training has begun and my memories are vivid of the 12 times I went to Dodgertown in Vero Beach to cover...

 
 Sports    January 28, 2016

Angels To Televise 31 Exhibition Games

FOX Sports West and the Angels have unveiled their 2016 Spring Training television schedule, announcing a slate of 27 Cactus League games to be aired from Arizona plus four additional exhibition games from Southern California. Terry Smith will again...

 
 Sports    January 21, 2016

Vin Scully to Receive 'Lifetime Achievement Award'

Los Angeles Dodgers Hall of Fame announcer Vin Scully will be honored as the first-ever recipient of the L.A. Sports Council's "Lifetime Achievement Award" during the 11th Annual LA Sports Awards,...

 
 Sports    January 7, 2016

Joe Torre To Receive Selig Leardership Award

Hall of Fame manager and MLB executive Joe Torre will receive the Allan H. “Bud” Selig Executive Leadership Award at the 13th annual Professional Baseball Scouts Foundation’s “In the Spirit of the Game” Fundraiser Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016...

 
 Sports    January 7, 2016

Dodgers Sign Pitcher Brandon Beachy

The Dodgers have signed free-agent right-handed pitcher Brandon Beachy to a one-year contract. Beachy, 29, has gone 14-12 with a 3.36 ERA in 48 Major League starts in five seasons with Atlanta (2010-13) and Los Angeles (2015), missing significant...

 
 Sports    December 31, 2015

Dennis Gilbert to Receive Humanitarian Award

Dennis Gilbert will be honored with the Dave Winfield Humanitarian Award at the event he founded, when the 13th annual Professional Baseball Scouts Foundation’s “In the Spirit of the Game” Fundraiser is held Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016 at the Bever...

 
 Sports    December 24, 2015

Dodgers Announce 2016 Coaching staff

The Dodgers have announced their Major League coaches for the 2016 season, with Pitching Coach Rick Honeycutt returning for an 11th season and Bob Geren joining the field staff as bench coach, Turner Ward as hitting coach, George Lombard as first...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    December 24, 2015

Pete Rose Has Only Himself to Blame

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor Pete Rose’s appeal for reinstatement was denied by new baseball commissioner Rob Manfred last Monday. Rose, 74, hoped for the opposite result. But it’s time for...

 
 Sports    December 17, 2015

Angels Announce Front Office Changes

The Angels have announced the following front office promotions and hires from the office of General Manager Billy Eppler. Bud Black – Special Assistant to the General Manager Mike Gallego – Director of Baseball Development Justin Hollander – D...

 
 Sports    December 17, 2015

Andre Dawson To Be Honored Next Month

One of the greatest outfielders in baseball, Hall of Famer Andre Dawson, will be honored with A Scout’s Dream Award for Outstanding Achievement in Baseball History, when the 13th annual Professional Baseball Scouts Foundation’s “In the Spirit o...

 
 Sports    December 10, 2015

Dodgers Announce Preliminary 2016 Schedule

Major League Baseball has announced a preliminary schedule for the 2016 regular season. The Dodgers will begin the season in San Diego (Monday, April 4). The Dodgers' home opener will take place on...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    December 10, 2015

Dodgers Eye Fernandez But There's Strong Competition

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor The Dodgers, who have lost out on David Price and Zach Greinke, would like to add 23-year-old Jose Fernandez to their starting pitching rotation. The trouble is...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    November 26, 2015

The Dodgers' Only Goal: Win The World Series

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor Dave Roberts, welcome to the Dodgers and you’d better win a World Series during the next three years. That is plainly what the new Dodger management expects from the...

 
 Sports    November 26, 2015

Angels Reveal Revised Coaching Staff

The Angels announce that Ron Roenicke has been named as the Club’s third base coach. Terms of the deal are undisclosed at this time. At the same time, Gary DiSarcina will take over as first base coach, Alfredo Griffin named infield coach and Steve...

 
 Sports    November 26, 2015

Terry Collins To Receive Tommy Lasorda Managerial Award

Mets manager Terry Collins will be honored at the annual Professional Baseball Scouts Foundation’s “In the Spirit of the Game” Fundraiser Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. He will receive the Tommy Lasorda Managerial...

 

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