Archive for November, 2016

Pop-up museum to open this weekend at Dodger Stadium

After years of speculation and much to the pleasure of longtime Dodger fans – both Brooklyn and Los Angeles – the Dodgers announced on Wednesday that they will be opening a ‘pop-up museum’ in the Left Field Reserve Level team store at Dodger Stadium. The exhibit opens on Friday, December 2 and will be open every Friday, […]

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Dodgers to host Youth Camp Series Top Dodgers prospects to share their skills with youngsters ages 7 to 18

The Dodgers and the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation (LADF) have announced that they will host a Dodger Youth Camp Series, which will feature instruction from 10 Dodger minor league prospects including first-round picks Walker Buehler, Gavin Lux, and Will Smith, and 2016 Arizona Fall League All-Stars Willie Calhoun and Alex Verdugo. The Dodger Youth Camp […]

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2017 World Baseball Classic likely to be the last

It’s one of those things that if you have ever attended one you cannot say enough good things about it. In fact, in many cases, they even hold their workouts during MLB’s spring training at MLB spring training facilities … say, like Camelback Ranch in Glendale, Arizona or Historic Dodgertown in Vero Beach, Florida. I […]

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Arizona Fall League Wrap Up

Play in the Arizona Fall League wrapped up on Saturday, November 19 with the Eastern Division Mesa Solar Sox defeating the Western Division Surprise Saguaros 6-1. The eight Dodger minor leaguers participating in their extended season played with the Glendale Desert Dogs and missed the championship game by a tie. The Desert Dogs made a […]

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Can’t buy me love … or free agents

“I’ll buy you a diamond ring my friend, if it makes you feel all right.  I’ll get you anything my friend, if it makes you feel all right.  Cause I don’t care too much for money, for money can’t buy me love.” (Paul McCartney and John Lennon)   *  *  *  *  *  *  * […]

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Dodgers minor league free agent update

It is now open season on free agents both at the major league and minor league levels. For minor league players, the season has been open since November 7, five days after the World Series ended. Players who signed a Uniformed Player Contract (UPC) in 2010 are eligible for free agency this year. Teams can […]

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MLB Collective Bargaining Agreement clock is ticking

The off-season activity with MLB teams has been slow, very slow. Dodgers fans are anxious to learn if Justin Turner and Kenley Jansen will continue in Dodger Blue or will slip through the front office fingers – or pocket book – and perchance feed our greatest nightmare and wind up in black and orange. The […]

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It’s time for a Justin Turner reality check

With the 2016-2017 off-season about to enter its second month and with the Winter Meetings little more than a week away (barring an MLB lockout, that is), Dodger fans need to brace themselves for the harsh reality that third baseman Justin Turner may have already played his final game in a Dodger uniform. Oh sure, anything […]

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Happy Thanksgiving from ThinkBlueLA

The entire staff at ThinkBlueLA wishes everyone a happy and safe Thanksgiving. 

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Scully grieving over passing of Ralph Branca

Over a span of less than 24 hours Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully went from what was arguably one of the most joyful and memorable days of his life to what was unquestionably one of his worst. After receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Tuesday afternoon at the White House, the 88-year-old recently-retired broadcaster […]

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