Turner, Jansen to address media today at 1:30 pm (PT) Press conference to be carried live on SportsNetLA

Shortly after Tuesday’s much anticipated and long awaited announcement that free agent closer Kenley Jansen had officially re-signed with the Dodgers (to the tune of five-years / $80 million), the team also announced that they would hold a press conference on Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 pm (PT) from Dodger Stadium that will also include recently re-signed […]

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Dodgers officially announce Kenley Jansen re-signing

After weeks of unbearable anxiety, a full-blown wedding in Curaçao, a lengthy honeymoon, an unofficially announced five-year / $80 million deal (but officially acknowledged by Cot’s), the Dodgers have officially announced the re-signing of 29-year-old Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen. Although Jansen wasn’t quite as outspoken about wanting to remain with the Dodgers as was recently re-signed Dodgers […]

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Spring training likely to offer good look at ‘Man in Blue

With college football’s National Championship game now behind us – and an outstanding one it was – and with the NFL’s Super Bowl game pretty much all that stands between us and spring training, it’s time that we once again start hearing the proverbial and often kidded-about phrase “I’m in the best shape of my […]

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Single-game spring training tickets on-sale at Camelback Ranch

Single-game tickets for 2017 Spring Training at Camelback Ranch, the ninth year spring home of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Chicago White Sox, are on sale now online and by phone. To order online, visit www.dodgers.com/spring or www.camelbackranchbaseball.com. To order by phone, call 800-352-0212. Fans are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance. Single-game tickets also will […]

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Dodgers sign Fabio Castillo to minor league contract

The Dodgers have signed free agent pitcher Fabio Castillo to a minor league contract. The 27-year-old right-hander began his professional baseball career 11 years ago, when he was signed by the Texas Rangers as a 16-year-old. At that time, the native of Samaná, Dominican Republic had also been on the watch list for the Yankees, […]

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Drew Maggi – No pressure, No diamonds

The Dodgers have re-signed infielder Drew Maggi to a minor league contract for 2017. He will be heading into his eighth minor league season with his third MLB organization. Maggi was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. He attended Brophy College Preparatory School in Phoenix being one of four Maggi siblings to attend Brophy. After […]

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Dodgers sign Steve Geltz as minor league free agent

Baseball America has announced that the Dodgers have signed right-handed pitcher Steve Geltz to minor league deal. Geltz graduated from Wilson High School in Wilson, New York and attended the University at Buffalo. He was not drafted out of college but in 2008 he was signed by the Los Angeles Angels as an amateur free […]

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The 2017 Dodgers 20 and under team Part two of a three-part series

(Editor’s note: This is the second of a three-part series by ThinkBlueLA’s minor leagues staff writer Harold Uhlman of his annual 20-and-under team. This year it is broken down into infielders, outfielders and pitchers. The age given is the age as of today’s writing). The 2017 Dodgers 20 and under outfield Alex Verdugo (20) – Center […]

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Billy Joel includes Dodger Stadium in 2017 tour

Anyone who is a fan of Billy Joel – and let’s be honest here, who isn’t – is well aware of his love of baseball, albeit as a Mets fan and in spite of the fact that he was born in the Bronx. So when the Dodgers announced on Thursday that the popular 67-year-old entertainer has […]

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Ethier facing most important spring training of his career

When Ned Colletti was appointed as the 10th general manage in Los Angeles Dodgers history back on November 16, 2005, little did he or anyone else know at the time that his very first move – the trading of hot-headed malcontent outfielder Milton Bradley and utility infielder Antonio Perez to the Oakland Athletics in exchange for minor […]

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