Friday, December 19, 2014

Autographs: Steve Sax

December 6, 2014

Catching up....

Christmas is around the corner so I've been busy with work. I noticed this was never posted so I'll write something quick before I go to sleep.

Steve Sax was signing autographs at the Optometry Office of Dr. Alex Corbin Liu in Rowland Heights. I've never been here before even though they have brought many athletes in to sign. Check out their site for future events. {linked here}

Sax talked about his foundation (linked here} and was friendly with fans like always. I didn't really need anything from Sax but decided to go with a baseball so he can give me the following inscription "1982 NL ROY".

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My son went with me. Of course, he doesn't care about pictures. One day...

Steve Sax

Thanks to Dr. Liu, Steve Sax and all those that said hello. Nice seeing everyone.

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Dodgers Acquire Jimmy Rollins From Phillies

Looks like all these trades were made a long time ago but here's another one that was just made official this morning.

Welcome to L.A. Jimmy Rollins.


From the Dodgers -

The Los Angeles Dodgers today announced the acquisition of shortstop Jimmy Rollins and cash considerations from Philadelphia in exchange for left-handed pitcher Tom Windle and right-handed pitcher Zach Eflin, who was acquired yesterday from San Diego.

The 2007 National League Most Valuable Player and three-time All-Star (2001-02, 2005) has a .267 career batting average with 216 home runs and 887 RBI in 15 big league seasons, all with the Phillies, from 2000-14. Rollins ranks third among active players with 453 career stolen bases, including stealing 20 or more bases in four consecutive years and in 13 of his 14 full MLB seasons. In addition to stolen bases, the 2007 Silver Slugger also ranks among the active leaders in games (2,090, 7th), hits (2,306, 6th), runs (1,325, 4th), doubles (479, 5th) and triples (111, 3rd). The 36-year-old switch-hitter has appeared in 46 career postseason games and was a member of the 2008 World Series champion Phillies.

Rollins, a four-time Gold Glove Award winner (2007-09, ’12), ranks second among active shortstops (min. 650 games) with a .983 fielding percentage and leads active players with 18,080.1 innings, 5,702 assists and 1,166 career double-plays turned at the position.

The Oakland, CA, native appeared in 138 games with Philadelphia last year, batting .243 with 76 runs scored (1st, NL shortstops), 17 home runs (4th, NL shortstops) and 55 RBI. He topped big league shortstops with a .988 fielding percentage, committing only seven errors in 1,170.2 innings. Rollins was also named the co-winner of the 2014 Roberto Clemente Award, along with Paul Konerko, for his positive contributions to the game of baseball, both on and off the field.

Rollins was originally selected by Philadelphia in the second round of the 1996 First-Year Player Draft and ranks among the Phillies’ modern-era franchise leaders in games played (2,090, 2nd behind Mike Schmidt), hits (2,306, 1st), steals (453, 1st), doubles (479, 1st), home runs (216, 9th) and RBI (887, 7th).

Windle, 22, went 17-9 with a 3.82 ERA in 39 professional games (37 starts) with Single-A Great Lakes and Single-A Rancho Cucamonga in two minor league seasons in the Dodger organization after he was selected in the second round of the 2013 First-Year Player Draft out of the University of Minnesota.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

It's Official - Matt Kemp traded

It's official. Matt Kemp has been traded to the San Diego Padres. Just announced by the Dodgers.

Good luck Matt!
From the Dodgers -

The Los Angeles Dodgers today announced the acquisitions of catcher Yasmani Grandal, right-handed pitcher Joe Wieland and right-handed pitcher Zach Eflin from San Diego in exchange for outfielder Matt Kemp, catcher Tim Federowicz and cash considerations.

Grandal, whose name is pronounced yas-MAH-nee gran-DAHL, has a .245 career batting average with 24 home runs and 94 RBI in 216 games with the Padres from 2012-14. The switch-hitter appeared in 128 games last year at catcher (76 games) and first base (37 games) and posted career-best marks in runs (47), hits (85), doubles (19), home runs (15) and RBI (49) in his third big league season.

Grandal was selected to the 2012 MLB All-Star Futures Game and posted a .310/.408/.487 slashline in four minor league seasons from 2010-13 in the Reds and Padres organizations. The native of Cuba was originally selected by the Reds in the first round (12th overall) in the 2010 First-Year Player Draft out of the University of Miami and then acquired by San Diego from Cincinnati on Dec. 17, 2011 in a five-player deal.

Wieland, 24, has gone 35-22 with a 3.27 ERA in 95 games (86 starts) in seven minor league seasons in the Rangers and Padres organizations from 2008-14. As a minor leaguer, he posted a 5.16 strikeout-to-walk ratio and averaged nearly a strikeout per inning, with 444 Ks and only 86 walks in 476.2 innings. He made his Major League debut at Dodger Stadium as a member of the Padres on April 14, 2012 and has gone 1-4 with a 5.31 ERA in nine big league games (seven starts) in 2012 and 2014. He missed the second half of the 2012 season and all of the 2013 campaign due to Tommy John surgery.

Wieland, pronounced WEE-lend, was acquired by San Diego along with Robbie Erlin in exchange for Mike Adams at the trade deadline in 2011, his best professional season. He was selected as a Single-A Carolina League mid-season All-Star and a Double-A Texas League post-season All-Star that year after going a combined 13-4 with a 1.97 ERA in 26 games (25 starts) with Double-A Frisco, Double-A San Antonio and Single-A Myrtle Beach. The Reno, NV, native was originally selected by the Rangers in the fourth round of the 2008 First-Year Player Draft.

Eflin, 20, has gone 17-14 with a 3.41 ERA in 50 career games (49 starts) in three minor league seasons in the San Diego organization after being selected by the club in the first round (33rd overall) of the 2012 First-Year Player Draft. The Florida native went 10-7 with a 3.80 ERA in 24 starts last year for Single-A Lake Elsinore, posting a 3.0 strikeout-to-walk ratio (93 SO/31 BB) in 128.0 innings.

Kemp, 30, has a .292 career batting average with 182 home runs and 648 RBI in 1,116 games in nine seasons with Los Angeles. The two-time All-Star and 2011 NL MVP runner up was originally selected by the club in the sixth round of the 2003 First-Year Player Draft.

Federowicz, 27, appeared in 89 big league games with the Dodgers from 2011-14, batting .194 with five home runs and 22 RBI. He was originally acquired by Los Angeles from Boston at the 2011 trade deadline in a four-player minor league deal.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Dodgers Sign Brandon McCarthy

It's official, the Dodgers sign Brandon McCarthy to a four-year contract.

From the Dodgers -

The Los Angeles Dodgers today announced the signing of free-agent right-handed pitcher Brandon McCarthy to a four-year contract.

McCarthy, 31, established career highs in wins (10), strikeouts (175) and innings pitched (200.0) last season with the Diamondbacks and Yankees, going 10-15 with a 4.05 ERA in 32 starts. He ranked ninth among MLB starters with a 5.30 strikeout-to-walk ratio and averaged only 1.49 walks per 9.0 innings, the eighth-best mark in the Majors. Beginning with his final two starts with the D-backs and through his 14 starts with New York following his July 6 trade, McCarthy was one of the game’s best pitchers, going 9-5 with a 2.80 ERA (32 ER/103.0 IP) from June 27 to the conclusion of the season.

The 6-foot-7, 200-pound McCarthy has a 52-65 career record with a 4.09 ERA in nine seasons with the White Sox (2005-06), Rangers (2007-09), Athletics (2011-12), Diamondbacks (2013-14) and Yankees (2014). Since his first big league season in 2005, McCarthy ranks 16th among MLB starting pitchers by averaging only 2.23 walks per 9.0 innings and has a 2.85 strikeout-to-walk ratio during the course of his career.

The Glendale, CA, native was originally selected by the White Sox in the 17th round of the 2002 First-Year Player Draft.

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Bye Dee Gordon, Hello Howie Kendrick

Big trade was made official...

Good luck to Dee Gordon in Miami.

And welcome to Los Angeles, Howie Kendrick.


From the Dodgers -

The Los Angeles Dodgers today announced the acquisitions of infielder Howie Kendrick from the Angels and prospects infielder/outfielder Kike Hernandez, catcher Austin Barnes and right-handed reliever Chris Hatcher from the Marlins. The acquisitions were made through two separate trades, a seven-player deal with Miami – with Los Angeles acquiring Hernandez, Barnes, Hatcher and left-handed pitcher Andrew Heaney in exchange for infielder Dee Gordon, right-handed pitcher Dan Haren, infielder Miguel Rojas and a player to be named later or cash considerations – and a subsequent trade that sent Heaney to the Angels in exchange for Kendrick.

Kendrick, 31, batted .293 in 157 games with the Angels last year and established career-best marks in hits (181), RBI (75, also: 2010), walks (48) and on-base percentage (.347, also: 2007). He ranked ninth in the American League (min. 100 AB) with a .326 batting average with runners in scoring position (56-for-172) and also posted a .385 mark with the bases loaded (5-for-13).

Kendrick has a .292 career batting average with 249 doubles, 78 home runs and 501 RBI in 1,081 games in nine MLB seasons, all with the Angels. The 2011 All-Star has a .986 career fielding percentage, appearing primarily at second base, and has hit well in the clutch during the course of his career, posting a .292 batting average with runners in scoring position and a .295 mark with runners on base. The Florida native was originally selected by the Angels in the 10th round of the 2002 First-Year Player Draft.

Hernandez, 23, combined to hit .319 with 25 doubles, 11 homers and 42 RBI in 98 minor league games in 2014 with Double-A Corpus Christi, Triple-A Oklahoma City and Triple-A New Orleans. He made his Major League debut on July 1 with the Astros and was traded to Miami on July 31, combining to appear in 42 big league games with Houston and Miami and batting .248 with three homers and 14 RBI. In the minors, he appeared in the field at every position besides pitcher or catcher, with one game at first base, 47 games at second base, 16 games at third base, 21 games at shortstop, two games in left field, one game in center field and 11 games in right field.

In six minor league seasons, the native of Puerto Rico has a .273 batting average with 36 homers and 217 RBI in 512 games after he was selected by the Astros in the sixth round of the 2009 First-Year Player Draft.

Barnes, 24, was a Single-A Florida State League All-Star in 2014, combining to hit .304 with a .398 on-base percentage, 13 home runs and 57 RBI in 122 games with Single-A Jupiter and Double-A Jacksonville. In addition to appearing in 73 games behind the plate, Barnes played in 30 games at second base and 15 at third base.

Barnes has been selected to his league’s All-Star Game in three consecutive years (2012 South Atlantic League mid- and post-season, 2013-14 Florida State League mid-season) and has a .298 batting average with a .390 on-base percentage, 31 home runs and 186 RBI in 419 professional games in four minor league seasons. The Riverside, CA, native was originally selected by the Marlins in the ninth round of the 2011 First-Year Player Draft out of Arizona State University.

Hatcher appeared in a career-high 52 games for the Marlins last year, posting a 3.38 ERA with 60 strikeouts in 56.0 innings. He opened the season with Triple-A New Orleans, where he went 1-2 with five saves and a 2.01 ERA in 15 appearances.

Hatcher, 29, was originally selected by the club in the fifth round of the 2006 First-Year Player Draft as a catcher out of University of North Carolina at Wilmington. He made his big league debut as a catcher in 2010, appearing in five games, but converted to pitching in 2011 and made the first of his 81 MLB appearances that year (0-4, 4.82 ERA). As a minor leaguer, he has posted a 9-6 record with 55 saves and a 2.23 ERA in 156 relief appearances, while limiting opposing hitters to a .220 batting average with 193 strikeouts and only 68 walks in 185.1 innings.

Gordon, 26, batted .289 and led the Majors with both 64 steals and 12 triples in 148 games in 2014 en route to an All-Star selection in his fourth MLB season. He has a .272 career batting average with 130 steals, four homers and 68 RBI in 329 games with the Dodgers from 2011-14 after originally being selected by the club in the fourth round of the 2008 First-Year Player Draft.

Haren, 34, went 13-11 with a 4.02 ERA in 32 starts last year, his only season with the Dodgers. The Monterey Park, CA, native has a 142-122 record with a 3.77 ERA in 12 Major League seasons with the Cardinals, Athletics, D-backs, Angels, Nationals and Dodgers.

Rojas, 25, appeared in 85 games with the Dodgers last year in his first big league action after nine minor league seasons in the Cincinnati and Los Angeles organizations. He was originally signed by the Reds in 2005 as a non-drafted free agent.

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Upcoming Appearance: Jay Johnstone


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LADABC Adult Baseball Camp

Another Dodgers/Angels camp coming up....

January 11-17, 2015
Kino Sports Complex
Tucson, AZ

Play Ball, Work Out and Live
Your Baseball Dreams 24/7
Open to men and women, 30 years
of age and older.

Camper Package [$3,995]:
• Daily Baseball Instruction and Competition
• 6 Nights All Suite Accommodations (double occupancy)
• All Meals
• 2 Personalized Team Uniforms (bring your own, save $200)
• Official Team Photo
• Coach-Autographed Souvenir Baseball
• Personalized Baseball Cards
• Commemorative Camp DVD
• Camp T-shirt
• Memories & Friendships to Last a Lifetime

Fan Package [$1,500]:
• 6 Nights All Suite Accommodations (double occupancy)
• All Meals
• Access to camper activities, workouts and games

Reserve your spot now! www.ladabc.com 

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Friday, November 28, 2014

Autographs: Justin Turner

Black Friday? Forget that...

I went to Dodger Stadium with my son to meet Justin Turner. He was there to sign autographs from 11am/1pm. I arrived at the park at 9am and the security guard told me to come back at 9:30. So I had to leave. We went to the park that's close by. That's when my son asked me if we were going to see the ponies. You see, anytime I'm by Dodger Stadium or in the L.A. area with my son, I take him to see the ponies at Griffith Park. He loves it. And being around this park, I think he assumed we were going to see the ponies. I felt bad.

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Not a bad view.

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Dodger Stadium.

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Free Wi-Fi? OMG.

Sorry, didn't go to many games this year so I just discovered this.

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How to entertain a hyper kid for an hour? It's not easy...

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8x10 picture and 2014 Topps Traded signed. After getting the autographs we left. I went to my car and when I was about to get in I realized that I forgot to ask for a picture. It's no big deal but would have been nice.

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I walked back and asked one of the workers that I recognized from previous events if I can take a picture. Thank you so much Cat and Justin. 

Justin Turner

Thanks to all that said hello! We had a nice time.

And yes, I took him to the ponies afterwards.

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Saturday, November 22, 2014

Upcoming Appearance: Clayton Kershaw

*UPDATE*

I've been told that this appearance has been canceled! I haven't confirmed it so if you are planning on going, you should find out before! 

*UPDATE* #2

I've now been told he will be there but only for one hour. Not sure if he will be signing outside items or L.A. Auto show pictures or nothing at all. Call to confirm. Good luck.



Clayton Kershaw
November 30, 2014
Time: 12pm
Los Angeles Auto Show @ L.A. Convention Center
1201 S Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90015-1399

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Friday, November 21, 2014

Upcoming Appearance: Justin Turner, Al Ferrara, Tim Leary


Justin Turner 11am/1pm
Al Ferrara 1pm/3pm
Tim Leary 3pm/5pm
November 28, 2014
Dodger Stadium at the Top of the Park gift store

A Dodger mini plan is the perfect gift for the Dodger fan on your list. Get yours and join us as we celebrate the holiday season with the 2014 Mall Tour. Bring the family out for player autographs, fun photo ops, and prizes!

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Monday, November 17, 2014

Rare Vin Scully Bobblehead

I received this bobblehead last year around the Holidays. I know, I'm a year late on posting this. I don't have that free time that I used to have. I'm working on other things and then I have a crazy/loving little boy. 

The person that gave it to me asked me to not reveal his identity. (No, it wasn't Vin Scully or anyone from his family) So let's just pretend that I got it at a flea market.

The bobblehead was made by the same people that were doing the Dodger bobbleheads before this season. The wife of Vin Scully asked them to create a special bobblehead that were going to be given at a private party. From what I understand, less than 100 were made. It's a very rare bobblehead and you basically won't see this anywhere unless someone at that party decides to sell it.

Happy to have it in my bobblehead collection.

I probably should watermark these pictures but I don't care. If you see them somewhere else, just notice the background and the dry grass and remember it's from me. :)

I've seen many pictures on eBay and other fan forums or Instagram and I'm surprised to see how people are willing to steal pictures as if it's their own. 

Pictures -

When I got the box, I honestly didn't want to take it out. I did but didn't take out the wrapper.

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This morning was the first time that I took the wrapper out so I can take pictures. Not joking. I don't even have it displayed. It's been inside the box since I received it last year.

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and here it is....

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Closer look.

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More pix.

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Thursday, November 13, 2014

Clayton Kershaw Wins NL MVP

Yes! Congratulations Clayton Kershaw!

 From the Dodgers -

Los Angeles Dodgers left-handed pitcher Clayton Kershaw was named the 2014 National League Most Valuable Player today in voting conducted by the Baseball Writers Association of America. Kershaw earned 18 of 30 first-place votes and nine second-place votes, garnering 355 total points.

“An individual player is part of a greater whole--a player is part of a team. So any recognition of a single player is really just a reflection of the bigger picture,” said Kershaw. “I'm really humbled to receive the award for Most Valuable Player in the National League. Apart from previous recognition, this award feels significant in a different way. I never imagined getting to receive this honor. To the Baseball Writers' Association of America--thank you. To my teammates and coaches--this is a shared honor. I'm thankful to share seasons with gifted guys I respect. To the Dodgers organization and fans--playing baseball in Los Angeles is a privilege and I'm proud to represent you. I'm overwhelmed by the honors this off season has rendered. Thanks for making the 2014 baseball season one I will remember for the rest of my life.”

The 26-year-old becomes just the fourth Dodger pitcher to win the Most Valuable Player award, joining Sandy Koufax (1963), Don Newcombe (1956) and Dazzy Vance (1924), and the first Dodger overall to win the award since Kirk Gibson in 1988. He is the 11th player in club history to win the award and a Dodger has now been honored as the league’s MVP 13 times, the third most by a National League team behind only the Cardinals (20) and Giants (14). In addition to Vance, Newcombe, Koufax and Gibson, the club’s previous winners are Steve Garvey (1974), Maury Wills (1962), Roy Campanella (1951, 1953, 1955), Jackie Robinson (1949), Dolph Camilli (1941), and Jake Daubert (1913).

Kershaw is the first National League pitcher to be honored as MVP since the Cardinals’ Bob Gibson in 1968 and just the fourth NL pitcher in the Cy Young era (since 1956) to win the award. Overall since 1956, only 11 pitchers (eight starting pitchers) have been selected as MVP – Justin Verlander (2011), Dennis Eckersley (1992), Roger Clemens (1986), Willie Hernandez (1984), Rollie Fingers (1981), Vida Blue (1971), Gibson (1968), Denny McLain (1968), Koufax (1963), Newcombe (1956) – with all also winning the Cy Young Award in the same season. Of those, only Kershaw, Verlander and Koufax threw a no-hitter in their MVP season.

“Congratulations to Clayton,” said Hall of Famer and 1963 NL MVP Sandy Koufax.  “It’s a special honor to a special pitcher and a special person.”

Kershaw led the Majors with 21 wins (21-3) and a 1.77 ERA in 27 starts, as he became the first-ever pitcher to win four consecutive MLB ERA titles. Kershaw’s .875 winning percentage (21-3) also topped the Majors and was the second-highest mark ever by a Dodger (min. 20 starts), behind only Preacher Roe’s .880 winning percentage (22-3) in 1951. The 26-year-old was selected to his fourth consecutive All-Star Game and additionally led the Majors with a 0.86 WHIP and six complete games, while ranking among the NL leaders in strikeouts (239, 3rd), opponents’ batting average (.196, 2nd), shutouts (2, T-3rd) and strikeout-to-walk ratio (7.71, 1st). The Dodgers posted a 23-4 record in Kershaw’s 27 starts, including a 14-1 mark in his 15 starts of 8.0 or more innings.

Additionally, Kershaw was recognized for his all-around contributions by leading the NL (including pitchers and position players) in wins above replacement (WAR), according to both Baseball-Reference.com (led the Majors) and FanGraphs. He led NL pitchers with seven defensive runs saved, according to FanGraphs, and controlled the opposition’s running game, allowing only five stolen bases all year, earning the distinction as a Gold Glove finalist. At the plate, Kershaw batted .333 (5-for-15) with runners in scoring position and tied for fifth among NL pitchers with a .235 on-base percentage.

“Congratulations to Clayton Kershaw on winning the 2014 NL MVP Award,” said Dodger Special Advisor to the Chairman and 1956 MVP Don Newcombe. “There's no one more deserving of this award and I couldn't be prouder of this young man.”

Kershaw’s 1.77 ERA was the lowest mark by an MLB starter since Pedro Martinez posted a 1.74 ERA with Boston in 2000 and the lowest ERA for a National Leaguer since Greg Maddux’s 1.63 mark with Atlanta in 1995. He was the first Major Leaguer to post consecutive seasons with an ERA under 2.00 since Maddux in 1994-95 and joined Koufax (1963-64) as the only Dodgers since 1900 to accomplish the feat.

Kershaw tossed his first-career no-hitter in the Dodgers’ 8-0 win on June 18 against the Rockies at Dodger Stadium, when he took a perfect game bid into the seventh inning and retired the first 18 hitters before allowing his first (and only) runner to reach base (via an error). He struck out a career-high 15 batters, the most ever for a Dodger in a no-hitter and, according to the Elias Sports Bureau, the most by any pitcher in Major League history that did not allow a runner to reach base via hit, walk or hit by pitch.

“Congratulations to Clayton,” said Dodger President and CEO Stan Kasten. “This MVP award further cements his place alongside the greatest Dodgers in franchise history.” 

Kershaw had several career-best streaks during the season, with an 11-game winning streak from June 2-Aug. 10 and a 41.0 consecutive scoreless-inning run from June 13-July 1, which tied for the fifth-longest in the expansion era. During the course of those streaks, Kershaw was selected at the National League’s Pitcher of the Month in June (6-0, 0.82 ERA) and July (4-0, 1.07).

Kershaw, who opened the season with his fourth consecutive Opening Day start and a 3-1 victory over the Diamondbacks at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Australia, has gone 98-49 in 211 games (209 starts) in seven big league seasons. Since his MLB debut in 2008, he leads the Majors with a 2.48 ERA and a .209 opponents’ batting average, posting the lowest career ERA among pitchers with at least 1000.0 innings pitched and 100 starts since the beginning of the Live Ball Era in 1920. Kershaw was originally selected by the Dodgers in the first round (seventh overall) in the 2006 First-Year Player Draft out of Highland Park (Texas) High School.

Yesterday, Kershaw was unanimously awarded his second consecutive and third career Cy Young Award, becoming just the ninth all-time pitcher to win three or more Cy Youngs and also the ninth pitcher to win the award in consecutive seasons. He was previously honored this year with his second-consecutive Roy Campanella Award as the “most inspirational Dodger,” the Players Choice Awards for Marvin Miller Man of the Year, MLB Player of the Year and Outstanding National League Pitcher, a selection as both Sporting News’ and Baseball America’s MLB Player of the Year and the Warren Spahn Award as the game’s top left-hander.

Kershaw was also the Dodgers’ Roberto Clemente Award nominee once again in 2014 after winning the league-wide award in 2012, as he and his wife, Ellen, have continued to make an impact off the field through their charitable work in Los Angeles, their hometown of Dallas and abroad. The Kershaws founded their non-profit, Kershaw's Challenge, in 2011 with one goal: To challenge and encourage people to use whatever passion, purpose or talent that they have been given to make an impact on the lives of others in need. The non-profit foundation works to transform at-risk communities and the lives of children by partnering with organizations both locally and abroad to renew hope, one life at a time. This year, through Kershaw’s Challenge, Kershaw chose to support local charities in Los Angeles, partnering with The Dream Center and ShareFest, as well as charities in his hometown of Dallas (Mercy Street) and in Zambia (Cure International and Arise Africa).

The Kershaws have hosted an annual charity fundraising event in Los Angeles for the past three years, with Clayton’s Texas BBQ & Hoedown in 2012 and Ping Pong 4 Purpose in 2013 and 2014, benefitting Kershaw’s Challenge and, earlier this month, Kershaw’s Challenge hosted an inaugural Benefit Concert in Dallas to raise funds and awareness for their Zambian and Dallas outreach projects. Kershaw also continues to raise money through his Strike Out to Serve initiative, where he makes a donation for each of his strikeouts and challenges others to do so as well. In addition to financial support, Kershaw has made numerous visits to each organization, where he’s assisted with community outreach programs, run baseball clinics/camps and donated/distributed essential daily supplies like food and clothing.

Voting Results:

Player, Club                                                    1st        2nd       3rd        4th        5th        Points



Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers        18          9          1          2                    355

Giancarlo Stanton, Miami Marlins                     8        10        12                                 295

Andrew McCutchen, Pittsburgh Pirates                        4        10        15                     271

Jonathan Lucroy, Milwaukee Brewers                           1                    13          6        167

Anthony Rendon, Washington Nationals                                   1          5          8        155

Buster Posey, San Francisco Giants                                          1          6          9        152

Adrian Gonzalez, Los Angeles Dodgers                                                1          4           57

Adam Wainwright, St. Louis Cardinals                                                              1           53

Josh Harrison, Pittsburgh Pirates                                                          1                       52

Anthony Rizzo, Chicago Cubs                                                                                       37

Upcoming Appearance: Tommy Davis

Tommy Davis
December 6, 2014
Time: 10am/11am
Frank & Son Collectible Show
19649 San Jose Ave
Industry, CA 91748

Hall of Fame Sports

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Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Clayton Kershaw Unanimously Wins Third-Career Cy Young Award

Congratulations Clayton Kershaw!

From the Dodgers -

Los Angeles Dodgers left-handed pitcher Clayton Kershaw was named the 2014 National League Cy Young Award winner today, his second consecutive and third career selection, in voting conducted by the Baseball Writers Association of America.

Kershaw received all 30 first-place votes, making him the 14th pitcher to win by a unanimous vote in the NL, joining Sandy Koufax (three times), Greg Maddux (two times), Randy Johnson, Bob Gibson, Steve Carlton, Rick Sutcliffe, Dwight Gooden, Orel Hershiser, Jake Peavy and Roy Halladay. There has been a unanimous winner in the American League nine times, with Roger Clemens, Pedro Martinez and Johan Santana each doing so twice; and Denny McLain, Ron Guidry and Justin Verlander once apiece.

“It is humbling to receive the honor of the National League Cy Young Award again this year,” said Kershaw. “Thank you to the Baseball Writers' Association of America for this acknowledgement of the past season. The significance of this award is not lost on me. I consider it a privilege to even be considered in the same category as Johnny Cueto and Adam Wainwright, two remarkable pitchers and relentless competitors. It seems fitting to share this recognition with my teammates and coaches – I couldn't do my job without their own dedication to excellence in their roles. Today is a special day. To be associated with the men who have won this award before me is something I will not take for granted. But even more, it serves as a reminder that I'm blessed to play the game I love for an organization I greatly admire.

Kershaw previously won the award in 2011 (27 first-place votes of 32 and 207 points) and 2013 (29 first-place votes of 30 and 207 points), and was the runner-up in 2012, receiving two first-place votes and 96 points, behind New York’s R.A. Dickey (209 points).

“We’re so proud of Clayton as he adds to his historic record of accomplishments and look forward to him continuing it for many years to come,” said Dodger President and CEO Stan Kasten.

A Dodger has now won the award a Major League-best 12 times, as Kershaw tied Sandy Koufax for the most Cy Young Awards in franchise history. Koufax, like Kershaw, won the award three times in a four-year span, taking home the honor in 1963, 1965 and 1966.

Overall, Kershaw is just the ninth all-time pitcher to win three or more Cy Youngs since the award was instituted in 1956 and the first-ever to win the honor three times before the age of 27. He is also just the ninth pitcher to win the Cy Young Award in consecutive seasons, joining Koufax (1965-66), Denny McLain (1968-69), Jim Palmer (1975-76), Roger Clemens (1986-87, 1997-98), Greg Maddux (1992-95), Pedro Martinez (1999-2000), Randy Johnson (1999-2002) and Tim Lincecum (2008-09).

“Clayton Kershaw was the best pitcher in baseball and was most deserving of this honor,” said Dodger Manager Don Mattingly. “He sets a great example for our team with his leadership in the clubhouse, his endless work ethic and his ultra-competitive spirit. On top of being a great athlete, he’s an even greater person in what he does in the community and on behalf of his foundation. There are no negatives to Clayton Kershaw, he’s something special on and off the field.”

Kershaw led the Majors with 21 wins (tied career high, also: 2011) and a 1.77 ERA in 27 starts, as he became the first-ever pitcher to win four consecutive MLB ERA titles. Kershaw’s .875 winning percentage (21-3) also topped the Majors and was the second-highest mark ever by a Dodger (min. 20 starts) behind only Preacher Roe’s .880 winning percentage (22-3) in 1951. The 26-year-old was selected to his fourth consecutive All-Star Game and additionally led the Majors with a 0.86 WHIP and six complete games, while ranking among the NL leaders in strikeouts (239, 3rd), opponents’ batting average (.196, 2nd), shutouts (2, T-3rd) and strikeout-to-walk ratio (7.71, 1st). The Dodgers posted a 23-4 record in Kershaw’s 27 starts, including a 14-1 mark in his 15 starts of 8.0 or more innings.

Kershaw’s 1.77 ERA was the lowest mark by an MLB starter since Pedro Martinez posted a 1.74 ERA with Boston in 2000 and the lowest ERA for a National Leaguer since Greg Maddux’s 1.63 mark with Atlanta in 1995. He was the first Major Leaguer to post consecutive seasons with an ERA below 2.00 since Maddux in 1994-95 and joined Koufax (1963-64) as the only Dodgers since 1900 to accomplish the feat.

Kershaw tossed his first-career no-hitter in the Dodgers’ 8-0 win on June 18 against the Rockies at Dodger Stadium, when he took a perfect game bid into the seventh inning and retired the first 18 hitters before allowing his first (and only) runner to reach base (via an error). He struck out a career-high 15 batters, the most ever for a Dodger in a no-hitter and, according to the Elias Sports Bureau, the most by any pitcher in Major League history that did not allow a runner to reach base via hit, walk or hit by pitch.

Kershaw had several career-best streaks during the season, with an 11-game winning streak from June 2-Aug. 10 and a 41.0 consecutive scoreless-inning run from June 13-July 1, which tied for the fifth-longest in the expansion era. During the course of those streaks, Kershaw was selected at the National League’s Pitcher of the Month in June (6-0, 0.82 ERA) and July (4-0, 1.07).

Kershaw, who opened the season with his fourth consecutive Opening Day start and a 3-1 victory over the Diamondbacks at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Australia, has gone 98-49 in 211 games (209 starts) in seven big league seasons. Since his MLB debut in 2008, he leads the Majors with a 2.48 ERA and a .209 opponents’ batting average, posting the lowest career ERA among pitchers with at least 1000.0 innings pitched and 100 starts since the start of the Live Ball Era in 1920. Kershaw was originally selected by the Dodgers in the first round (seventh overall) in the 2006 First-Year Player Draft out of Highland Park (Texas) High School.

Kershaw was previously honored this year with his second-consecutive Roy Campanella Award as the “most inspirational Dodger,” the Players Choice Awards for Marvin Miller Man of the Year, MLB Player of the Year and Outstanding National League Pitcher, a selection as both Sporting News’ and Baseball America’s MLB Player of the Year and the Warren Spahn Award as the game’s top left-hander.



Kershaw was also the Dodgers’ Roberto Clemente Award nominee once again in 2014 after winning the league-wide award in 2012, as he and his wife, Ellen, have continued to make an impact off the field through their charitable work in Los Angeles, their hometown of Dallas and abroad. The Kershaws founded their non-profit, Kershaw's Challenge, in 2011 with one goal: To challenge and encourage people to use whatever passion, purpose or talent that they have been given to make an impact on the lives of others in need. The non-profit foundation works to transform at-risk communities and the lives of children by partnering with organizations both locally and abroad to renew hope, one life at a time. This year, through Kershaw’s Challenge, Kershaw chose to support local charities in Los Angeles, partnering with The Dream Center and ShareFest, as well as charities in his hometown of Dallas (Mercy Street) and in Zambia (Cure International and Arise Africa).

The Kershaws have hosted an annual charity fundraising event in Los Angeles for the past three years, with Clayton’s Texas BBQ & Hoedown in 2012 and Ping Pong 4 Purpose in 2013 and 2014, benefitting Kershaw’s Challenge and, earlier this month, Kershaw’s Challenge hosted an inaugural Benefit Concert in Dallas to raise funds and awareness for their Zambian and Dallas outreach projects. Kershaw also continues to raise money through his Strike Out to Serve initiative, where he makes a donation for each of his strikeouts and challenges others to do so as well. In addition to financial support, Kershaw has made numerous visits to each organization, where he’s assisted with community outreach programs, run baseball clinics/camps and donated/distributed essential daily supplies like food and clothing.



Voting Results:



Pitcher, Club                                                   1st        2nd       3rd        4th        5th        Points



Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers        30                                                           210

Johnny Cueto, Cincinnati Reds                                    23          6          1                       112

Adam Wainwright, St. Louis Cardinals                          7        23                                      97

Madison Bumgarner, San Francisco Giants                                         13          2              28

Jordan Zimmermann, Washington Nationals                              1          7          8              25

Cole Hamels, Philadelphia Phillies                                                        6          5              17

Zack Greinke, Los Angeles Dodgers                                                    2          2                6

Doug Fister, Washington Nationals                                                        1          3                5

Jake Arrieta, Chicago Cubs                                                                                3                3

Craig Kimbrel, Atlanta Braves                                                                            3                3

Stephen Strasburg, Washington Nationals                                                          3                3

Henderson Alvarez, Miami Marlins                                                                   1                1

Dodgers to play pair of exhibitions in San Antonio, Texas

There are many Dodger fans in Texas so this sounds great!


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Officials from Ryan Sanders Baseball and the Texas Rangers announced today that the 2014 National League West Division Champion Los Angeles Dodgers will be returning to the Alamo City after a 15-year hiatus.  The Dodgers, who were the Major League affiliate of the Double-A San Antonio Missions for 23 years, will be the Rangers opponent in the 2015 edition of H-E-B Big League Weekend.

This is the third year for Big League Weekend, a two-game Major League Baseball exhibition hosted at the iconic Alamodome in Downtown San Antonio.  The games will be played on Friday, March 20 (7:00 p.m.) and Saturday, March 21 (1:00 p.m.). Tickets go on sale Friday, November 14.

“We’re excited about this match up,” said Nolan Ryan.  “The Dodgers are one of the most successful franchises in baseball with some good, young players.  For fans in San Antonio and all over the state it’s a great opportunity to see play them since there is not a National League team in Texas anymore.”

The Dodgers were the Major League affiliate for the Missions from 1977-2000.  The minor league club was actually known as the San Antonio Dodgers for the first 11 years before changing their nickname back to "Missions" for the 1988 season.

“The Los Angeles Dodgers are looking forward to visiting San Antonio for Big League Weekend this spring with the Texas Rangers,” said Dodgers' President & CEO Stan Kasten.  “Playing in the Alamodome should be quite an experience for our team and our fans.”

The Dodgers, under skipper Don Mattingly, put together another fine season as they battled back from a nine and a half game deficit after the first week of June, to capture another Western Division title in besting the San Francisco Giants by six games with a record of 94-68.  It was the second consecutive and 13th National League West title for the Dodgers, thus qualifying for the postseason for the 19th time since moving to Los Angeles and the 28th time in franchise history.

While the Dodgers fell short of the ultimate goal of a World Championship after losing to the St. Louis Cardinals in the Division Series, three games to one, there were many individual highlights in the season topped off by the success of the best pitcher in baseball, lefthander Clayton Kershaw. Kershaw became the first-ever pitcher to win four consecutive MLB ERA titles, posting a career-best 1.77 ERA and leading the Majors with a career high-tying 21 wins.  The Dodgers had four starters with 13 or more wins as Zack Greinke, Hyun-Jin Ryu and Dan Haren joined Kershaw.  Closer Kenley Jansen tied for third in the league with a career-high 44 saves.

The Dodger offense was led by first baseman Adrian Gonzalez, who led the Majors with 116 RBI, while collecting 41 doubles and 27 home runs, and the return of outfielder Matt Kemp, who was among the NL leaders in doubles (38), home runs (25), RBI (89) and slugging percentage (.506).  Dee Gordon became a fixture at second base as he led the Majors in steals (64) and triples (12).

The Dodgers have won six World Series titles and 21 National League pennants. Eight Cy Young Award winners have pitched for the Dodgers, winning a total of eleven Cy Young Awards (both MLB records). The team has also produced 12 Rookie of the Year Award winners, including four consecutive from 1979–1982 and five consecutive from 1992–1996, the longest consecutive streaks in Major League Baseball.

After winning 90+ games in each of the previous four seasons, injuries derailed the Texas Rangers in 2014 at 67-95. Texas players lost a total of 2,281 days on the disabled list, over 800 more days than any other major league team. A number of key contributors, including Shin-Soo Choo, Yu Darvish, Prince Fielder, Matt Harrison, Derek Holland, Mitch Moreland, Alexi Ogando, Martin Perez, Jurickson Profar, and Tanner Scheppers missed all or a significant portion of the season. As a result, the Rangers established major league records for most total players (64) and pitchers (40) used in a season.

Third baseman Adrian Beltre, who played in San Antonio as a Dodgers minor leaguer in 1998, paced the Rangers offense in 2014, finishing third in the American League in on-base percentage (.388) and fourth in batting (.324). Beltre won his fourth Louisville Slugger Silver Slugger Award while leading the club in nine offensive categories. Darvish posted a 3.06 ERA and recorded 182 strikeouts in just 144.1 innings before missing the final seven weeks of the year with right elbow inflammation. Colby Lewis, who returned to the majors for the first time since July 2012 after major hip surgery, topped the Rangers in innings (170.1) and starts (29) while tying Darvish for the team lead in wins (10). After a pair of injury plagued seasons, Neftali Feliz regained the closer’s role over the final two months, recording 13 saves in 14 tries and posting a 1.99 ERA.

Texas will enter 2015 with a new manager at the helm as Jeff Banister joins the organization after four seasons as Clint Hurdle’s bench coach in Pittsburgh. His major league staff will include bench coach Steve Buechele, a former Rangers stalwart at third base who managed at Triple-A Round Rock last season. Despite the 2014 record, the Rangers have the sixth best winning percentage in the majors over the last five years (2010-14) at .539 (437-374) with three postseason appearances, including consecutive American League championships in 2010 and 2011.      

“The Rangers are very happy to be returning to San Antonio and Big League Weekend in 2015,” said Rangers President of Baseball Operations Jon Daniels. “Ryan Sanders Baseball puts on a first class event and has done an amazing job in converting the Alamodome into a Major League Baseball facility. The reception we received playing before the tremendous fans of the San Antonio area has been outstanding and we look forward to another great weekend with the Dodgers.”

Over 75,000 fans packed the Alamodome when the Rangers hosted the San Diego Padres in the inaugural Big League Weekend in 2013.  It was the first baseball event in the building’s 20-year-history.  Last year, big crowds watched again as the Rangers hosted their in-state rivals, the Houston Astros.

For more information on H-E-B Big League Weekend go to www.bigleagueweekend.com

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Dodgers Announce 2015 Promotional Schedule

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The Los Angeles Dodgers today announced their 2015 promotional schedule. The list of items includes fans fan-favorites, as well as new offerings. The Dodgers’ full promotional calendar can be viewed by visiting www.dodgers.com/promotions. Opening Day at Dodger Stadium is Monday, April 6, 2015 against the San Diego Padres at 1:10 p.m.

“Our goal is to continually offer our fans the finest promotional giveaways and events,” said Dodger Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer Lon Rosen. “We’ve put together a lineup featuring new and creative concepts as well as fan-favorite items that have been popular with Dodger fans for many years.  We also are bringing back one of our favorite events in the Hollywood Stars game.”

New items will include a Cy Young Collectors’ Pin Series, an adult replica pullover jacket, Tommy Lasorda garden gnome, coaster set, kids’ cereal bowl, Father’s Day BBQ set, Hello Kitty plush, kids’ hamper and spray bottle with fan. Friday Night Fireworks and Viva Los Dodgers, held prior to every Sunday home game, are back in 2015. There will be 10 bobblehead giveaway nights in 2015 and three kids’ giveaway items.

The Dodgers will proudly host Jackie Robinson Day on April 15 when players and coaches will join all of MLB in paying tribute to Jackie Robinson by wearing #42. Additionally, for the first time ever, fans will receive an adult Jackie Robinson replica jersey. The legendary Hollywood Stars game will make a comeback on June 6 after a brief absence. Old-Timers’ Game is also on the promotional calendar next season on May 16 along with a 1965 World Series replica ring giveaway celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Dodgers 1965 World Series championship.

The Dodgers also announced today two new mini plan options for 2015 with tickets starting at $17 per game. A preset 20-game Mini Plan offers all 10 bobblehead giveaways, all 8 Cy Young pins, Opening Day and Jackie Robinson Day. A 30-game Flex Plan allows for any 2015 home game, including Opening Day, and features rights to purchase tickets to potential NLDS and NLCS postseason games. Fans can also add additional games to 30-game Flex Plans. Details on all mini plans are available now at www.dodgers.com/miniplans. Renewals on mini plans are taking place now and new sales will begin on December 7.

Fans can sign up for the 2015 season ticket waitlist. Season tickets remain the best way for fans to collect 2015 promotions and to lock in Opening Day tickets. Complete details on 2015 season tickets can be found by visiting www.dodgers.com/seasontickets.

BOBBLEHEAD GIVEAWAYS

Bobbleheads of Dodgers past and present are scheduled throughout the 2015 season: May 12 (vs. MIA), May 23 (vs. SD), June 4 (vs. STL), July 6 (vs. PHI), July 11 (vs. MIL), July 29 (vs. OAK), August 13 (vs. CIN), September 1 (vs. SF), September 16 (vs. COL) and September 23 (vs. ARZ).

CY YOUNG PIN GIVEAWAYS

The Dodgers will pay tribute to their Cy Young award-winners next season with a collectible set of eight Cy Young pins to include: Don Newcombe on April 13 (vs. SEA), Don Drysdale on April 27 (vs. SF), Sandy Koufax on May 14 (vs. COL), Mike Marshall on June 18 (vs. TEX), Fernando Valenzuela on August 10 (vs. WSH), Orel Hershiser on August 29 (vs. CHC), Eric Gagné on September 14 (vs. COL) and Clayton Kershaw on September 20 (vs. PIT).

NEW ITEMS

New items on the 2015 promotional schedule include: adult replica pullover jacket on April 8 (vs. SD), Tommy Lasorda garden gnome on May 25 (vs. ATL), coaster set on May 27 (vs. ATL), cereal bowl on June 7 (vs. STL), beach bag on June 17 (vs. TEX), Father’s Day BBQ set on June 21 (vs. SF), Hello Kitty plush on July 8 (vs. PHI), kids’ hamper on July 12 (vs. MIL), spray bottle with fan on August 16 (vs. CIN).

FRIDAY NIGHT FIREWORKS

Fan favorite and season-long Friday Night Fireworks will return in 2015. Fans can watch the themed fireworks shows from the outfield grass after each Friday home game: April 17 (vs. COL), May 1 (vs. ARZ), May 15 (vs. COL), May 22 (vs. SD), June 5 (vs. STL), June 19 (vs. SF), July 3 (vs. NYM), July 10 (vs. MIL), July 31 (vs. LAA), August 14 (vs. CIN), August 28 (vs. CHC), September 18 (vs. PIT) and October 2 (vs. SD).

VIVA LOS DODGERS

Viva Los Dodgers, a season-long initiative now in its sixth year celebrating Latino culture in Los Angeles and the legacy of Latin American Dodgers past and present, will take place throughout the 2015 season: April 19 (vs. COL), May 3 (vs. ARZ), May 17 (vs. COL), May 24 (vs. SD), May 24 (vs. SD), June 7 (vs. STL), June 21 (vs. SF), July 5 (vs. NYM), July 12 (vs. MIL), August 2 (vs. LAA), August 16 (vs. CIN), August 30 (vs. CHC) and September 20 (vs. PIT). This family-friendly pregame festival is held two hours prior to each Sunday home game and fans can enjoy live music, player autographs and various activities. La Gran Fiesta Viva Los Dodgers, the culmination of a season-long series and the Dodgers’ marquee Hispanic Heritage Month celebration, is set for Saturday, October 3 (vs. SD).

2015 Dodger Promotional Schedule

4/6       Opening Day

4/8       Adult Replica Pullover Jacket

4/13     Cy Young Collectors’ Pin Series: Don Newcombe              

4/15     Adult Jackie Robinson Replica Jersey

4/17     Friday Night Fireworks

4/19     Viva Los Dodgers

4/27     Cy Young Collectors’ Pin Series: Don Drysdale              

4/29     Fleece Blanket

5/1       Friday Night Fireworks

5/2       Dodgers Reusable Tote Bag

5/3       Kids’ Yasiel Puig Replica Jersey and Viva Los Dodgers

5/12     Bobblehead (Player TBD)

5/14     Cy Young Collectors’ Pin Series: Sandy Koufax              

5/15     Friday Night Fireworks

5/16     Old-Timers’ Game & 1965 World Series Replica Ring

5/17     Viva Los Dodgers

5/22     Friday Night Fireworks

5/23     Bobblehead (Player TBD)

5/24     Viva Los Dodgers        

5/25     Tommy Lasorda Garden Gnome

5/27     Coaster Set

6/4       Bobblehead (Player TBD)                        

6/5       Friday Night Fireworks

6/6       Hollywood Stars Game

6/7       Kids’ Cereal Bowl and Viva Los Dodgers

6/9       T-Shirt      

6/17     Beach Bag

6/18     Cy Young Collectors’ Pin Series: Mike Marshall                   

6/19     Friday Night Fireworks

6/20     Movie Night

6/21     Father’s Day BBQ Set and Viva Los Dodgers

7/3       Friday Night Fireworks

7/4       Independence Day Fireworks

7/5       Photo Day and Viva Los Dodgers

7/6       Bobblehead (Player TBD)

7/8       Hello Kitty Plush

7/10     Friday Night Fireworks

7/11     Bobblehead (Player TBD)                 

7/12     Kids’ Hamper and Viva Los Dodgers

7/29     Bobblehead (Player TBD)

7/31     Friday Night Fireworks

8/2       Cap and Viva Los Dodgers

8/10     Cy Young Collectors’ Pin Series: Fernando Valenzuela              

8/13     Bobblehead (Player TBD)

8/14     Friday Night Fireworks

8/15     Movie Night

8/16     Spray Bottle with Fan and Viva Los Dodgers

8/28     Friday Night Fireworks

8/29     Cy Young Collectors’ Pin Series: Orel Hershiser

8/30     Headphones and Viva Los Dodgers

9/1       Bobblehead (Player TBD)

9/14     Cy Young Collectors’ Pin Series: Eric Gagne

9/16     Bobblehead (Player TBD)

9/18     Friday Night Fireworks

9/20     Cy Young Collectors’ Pin Series: Clayton Kershaw and Viva Los Dodgers

9/21     Sleeved Blanket

9/23     Bobblehead (Player TBD)

10/2     Friday Night Fireworks

10/3     La Gran Fiesta Viva Los Dodgers

10/4     Fan Appreciation Day

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Dodgers Announce 2015 Spring Training Schedule At Camelback Ranch - Glendale

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The Los Angeles Dodgers today announced their 2015 Spring Training schedule, with their seventh season of Cactus League play beginning on Wednesday, March 4 against the Chicago White Sox at Camelback Ranch – Glendale.

The Dodgers will play at Camelback Ranch – Glendale on each of the first three days of Spring Training action and will play 17 of their 30 Cactus League games in Glendale, including 15 home dates. The club has at least one home game during each of the four Cactus League weekends, providing fans ample opportunity to make the five-hour drive or one-hour flight to the desert. Camelback Ranch features a state-of-the-art ballpark, six practice fields on the Dodgers side, including a replica Dodger Stadium field, walking trails, an orange grove and a five-acre lake. 

After returning from Arizona, the club will conclude their exhibition schedule with three games against the Angels April 2-4, including a 6:05 p.m. game on Saturday, April 4 at Dodger Stadium.

Season tickets, mini plans, group tickets and suites are all available now at www.dodgers.com/spring or by calling (623) 302-5000. Single-game Spring Training tickets go on sale on Monday, January 12, 2015 and a full schedule of promotions is available at www.camelbackranchbaseball.com.

Click here for the complete schedule. All game dates and opponents are subject to change.

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