Archive for January, 2015

Dodger Stadium parking to increase for 2015… sort of

If you thought street parking around Dodger Stadium was bad last season, just wait until this year. Late last week the Dodgers announced that on-site, day-of-game parking at Dodger Stadium is being increased from $15 to $20. That’s the bad news. The good news is that they did not increase the cost if you purchase […]

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Dodgers announce 2015 broadcast teams – including Vin Scully, of course

The Dodgers have announced their 2015 broadcast teams for both television and radio. Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully will return on SportsNet LA and Dodgers Radio AM570 KLAC while Charley Steiner joins Rick Monday on AM570 KLAC and works with Orel Hershiser and Nomar Garciaparra on SNLA games in which Scully does not appear. Kevin […]

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Chad Billingsley era officially over with Dodgers Beleagured right-hander signs one-year deal with Phillies

When news came late Thursday afternoon that former Dodger right-hander Chad Billingsley had agreed to a one-year/$1.5 million contract with the Philadelphia Phillies, it seemed to put a depressing mood over the Twittersphere. But even though nearly all of the tweets had a somewhat melancholy feel to them, there was one constant to them all – […]

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Dodgers 2015 single-game tickets go on sale Friday

Single-game tickets for the Dodgers’ 2015 regular season will go on sale on Friday, January 30 at 10:00 a.m. Fans will have the opportunity to purchase regular-season single-game tickets for all home games at Dodger Stadium and a limited number of Opening Day tickets at www.dodgers.com. The Dodgers have a full schedule of promotional dates to […]

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Major League Scouting Bureau has Dodgers linage Bill Bavasi appointed Director of MLSB

As much as I have followed minor league baseball and paid attention to the art and science of scouting, especially by the Dodgers, I have never paid much attention to the Major League Scouting Bureau (MLSB). I knew it existed but really didn’t understand the mandate of the Bureau. When I learned that Bill Bavasi, son of […]

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Dodgers kick off annual Select-A-Seat event

Just as they have done for the past seven years, the Dodgers will once again host their annual ‘Select-A-Seat’ event on Wednesday and Thursday, January 28 and 29 at Dodger Stadium. The Select-A-Seat event allows current Dodgers season ticket holders the opportunity to exchange or upgrade their season seat locations based on seat availability from […]

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Pete Rose may be the happiest man on earth… for now Banned superstar undoubtedly hoping for reprieve from new MLB commissioner

It’s probably safe to say that banned (and disgruntled) superstar Pete Rose is glad that Bud Selig is no longer the commissioner of Major League Baseball. But then, he undoubtedly felt the same when Fay Vincent replaced Bart Giamatti and when Selig replaced Vincent. Why? Well, the answer to this is blatantly obvious; Rose is hoping that this […]

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Daniel Mayora – The foundation of professional baseball 10-year minor leaguer still chasing the dream and making a good showing at it

Daniel Mayora has played as a minor league baseball player for twelve years. He began his career in 2003 with the Colorado Rockies organization as an undrafted free agent out of La Guaria, Venezuela. Following two years in the Dominican Summer League he played six years in the Rockies minor league system. During that time he […]

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Just Kershaw being Kershaw

Another night – another awards ceremony for 2014 National League MVP and Cy Young award winner Clayton Kershaw. On Saturday night the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) held their 92nd annual awards presentation dinner in New York at which Kershaw was formally presented with his 2014 Kenesaw Mountain Landis NL MVP plate and his 2014 NL Cy […]

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The 2015 Dodgers 20 and Under Team

Last March I compiled a list of players that were 20-years of age or younger in the Dodger farm system that I felt were the best at their positions. Now I am looking back to the 2014 season to see how they have progressed and also to again determine who would be on the scorecard […]

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