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 Sports    November 17, 2016

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...

 
 Sports    November 11, 2016

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....

 
 Sports    October 27, 2016

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...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    October 27, 2016

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...

 
 Sports    October 27, 2016

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...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    October 13, 2016

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...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    October 6, 2016

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...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    September 8, 2016

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...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    September 1, 2016

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...

 
 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...

 

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