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A Dodgers’ home run party on a special night

June 23 Astrud Reed 0

LOS ANGELES-The Los Angeles Dodgers were the first team in Major League Baseball history to integrate. So it is fitting that the ballclub that brought us Jackie Robinson, would salute other African Americans considered to be icons in the sport. On a night where the Dodgers’ bats did most of […]

Culture

Blue Diamond Gala is a Dodger affair

LOS ANGELES-Charity begins a home for the Los Angeles Dodgers. It also represents a way of giving. Through the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation, the team has dropped over $18 million into local communities by combining recreation with sports, literacy  and educational programs. The ultimate goal of the Los Angeles Dodgers […]

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Dodgers give opponents the Kershaw treatment

“If there’s a guy with the game on the line, I still trust him,” Dodgers manager Dave Roberts chimed-in about Logan Forsythe’s walk-off hit. “It takes a lot of mental strength to strike out four times, take a walk, and then come up with the game on the line and get […]

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Dodgers, Kershaw’s Opening Day bash

LOS ANGELES-Dodgers pitching ace and three-time Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw took the mound on his seventh consecutive Opening Day start and allowed two runs on just two hits in seven innings while striking out eight and collected his first win of the 2017 season, beating the Padres 14-3 […]

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Kershaw sit down Nationals with fireball

October 12 Dennis J. Freeman 0

LOS ANGELES-Well, that was fun. MVP versus MVP. Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw stood on the mound at the top of the seventh standing with two outs, ready to pipe down the Washington Nationals’ bid to celebrate a National League Division Series-clinching win at Dodger Stadium. Taking down Bryce Harper, the […]

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Blue run out of steam in Game 3

October 11 Dennis J. Freeman 0

LOS ANGELES-The Los Angeles Dodgers jumped the Washington Nationals in the first game of the National League Division Series. The Nationals returned the favor on Monday at Dodger Stadium. Instead of putting the pedal to the metal against the Nationals, the Dodgers surrendered their one game advantage. The Dodgers’ 4-3 […]

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A. J. Ellis trade is all about business

September 2 Steven Lieberman 0

LOS ANGELES-When Juan Uribe was traded last season from the Dodgers to the Braves, Yasiel Puig was brokenhearted and his performance suffered.  Uribe was his good friend and boosted his morale.  This season, Puig was sent down to the minors and now might be on the threshold of departure. Recently, […]

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Kris Bryant, Cubs show Dodgers their power play

August 27 Dennis J. Freeman 0

LOS ANGELES-Things started off the right way for the Los Angeles Dodgers in the first of a three-game series against the Chicago Cubs at Dodger Stadium. They ended on the wrong foot by the time the contest between the two teams had ended. Thanks to the power smash play of […]

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Seager’s hit game fueling Dodgers

This season, there’s a Dodger player who is racking-up some impressive stats. Rookie sensation and 2016 MLB All-Star shortstop Corey Seager accomplished a career-best 19-game hitting streak that was ended last Thursday at Dodger Stadium against the Padres.  The streak tied for the second longest by a Dodger rookie behind only […]

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Dodgers snag two from Cardinals

LOS ANGELES-The Dodgers got the best of the St. Louis Cardinals-this time. The Cardinals, a longtime detriment to the Dodgers in the postseason, found themselves on the short end of the stick in two of the three games they played against Los Angeles. For at least this weekend series, the […]

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Keeping the Jackie Robinson torch alive

April 16 Dennis J. Freeman 0

LOS ANGELES-Baseball and Jackie Robinson go hand-in-hand. One could not do without the other. Where would baseball be today without the imprint Robinson left on the game? Robinson could not go down in history as the revered iconic figure he is without the Brooklyn Dodgers (now Los Angeles Dodgers) and […]

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Dodgers, MLB honor No. 42

April 16 Dennis J. Freeman 0

LOS ANGELES-Jackie, we never forget. Major League baseball and the Los Angeles Dodgers have made sure that future generations will know the nam of Jackie Robinson, the man responsible for bringing down the racial wall in sports. Therefore, the honor of celebration of Robinson has sort of been etched in […]

Sports

Dodgers, Angels fit to be tied

LOS ANGELES-Crack, crack. That was the sound echoing off off the bats in the finale of the Freeway Series between the home team Los Angeles Dodgers and cross town rival the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. All things considered equal, the Dodgers and Angels are pretty even, especially in the hits […]

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Dodgers Gives Atlanta A ‘Brave’ Beatdown

October 7 Tamara Latta 0

Los Angeles—The Dodger’s dismantled the Atlanta Braves in a 13-6 win on Sunday night, taking a 2-1 lead in the series. Dodgers starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu couldn’t handle the pressure on the big stage, so he got excused from the mound in the third inning, but the offense stepped up […]