Monthly Archives: February 2013

Dodgers Spring Training Notes – Tuesday, February 26, 2013


via Dodgers JUST A SNEAK PEAK: The Dodgers and Giants square off this afternoon in the first of two Cactus League meetings this spring with the other coming on March 8 in Scottsdale as part of a split-squad tussle. Those two games are just a couple of appetizers, however, as the main course will be when the Giants visit Los Angeles ... Read More »

Dodgers Spring Training Notes – Monday, February 25, 2013


via Dodgers I LIKE YOUR TIE: The Dodgers and Cubs meet for the first of four times this spring with Chicago right-hander Carlos Villanueva facing Los Angeles righty Chad Billingsley. The two clubs will meet again on Wednesday in Mesa, March 14 here in Glendale and then on March 21 in Tucson with the game proceeds benefitting the Christina-Taylor Green Memorial ... Read More »

Dodgers Spring Training Notes – Thursday, February 21, 2013

Dodgers 2013 Spring Training: Yasiel Puig

via Dodgers IT’S GETTING CLOSER…: The Dodgers went through their sixth full-squad workout today, stressing team defense in addition to the regular round of batting practice and side sessions. Right-handed hurlers Josh Beckett, Kevin Gregg, Matt Guerrier, Brandon League and Shawn Tolleson tossed live batting practice along with southpaw J.P. Howell on Fields 1 and 2. Once again, the Dodgers’ inaugural doubles ... Read More »

Dodgers Spring Training Notes – Wednesday, February 20, 2013


via the Dodgers COME AGAIN ANOTHER DAY: Today, the club’s regularly-scheduled workouts on the field were cancelled due to rain. Instead, players worked out in the batting cages and in different areas inside of the Major League facility at Camelback Ranch – Glendale. After workouts concluded, the highly-anticipated ping-pong matchup between undisputed champion Clayton Kershaw and Public Relations Intern HJ Adams, ... Read More »

Dodgers Spring Training Notes – Tuesday, February 19, 2013


via Dodgers BACK AT IT: Today, the Dodgers held their fourth full-squad workout of 2013 as Zack Greinke and Hyun-Jin Ryu faced hitters for the first time during live batting practice. Matt Palmer, Steve Ames, Juan Abreu, Aaron Harang, Ronald Belisario, Peter Moylan and Josh Wall also faced hitters, while Javy Guerra threw a traditional bullpen off the mound. A WHOLE NEW ... Read More »

Dodgers Spring Training Notes – Monday, February 18, 2013


via Dodgers INTO THE SWING OF THINGS: On the third day of full-squad workouts, left-hander Clayton Kershaw threw a live batting practice session, facing teammates Carl Crawford, Luis Cruz, Andre Ethier, Adrian Gonzalez, Jerry Hairston, Matt Kemp, Hanley Ramirez and Juan Uribe. In addition to Kershaw, Stephen Fife, Matt Guerrier, Matt Magill and Shawn Tolleson all threw their first live BP ... Read More »

Dodgers Spring Training Notes – Sunday, February 17, 2013


via Dodgers THE LEFTY: Today marked the club’s second full-squad workout, with left-handers Chris Capuano, Ted Lilly and Paco Rodriguez throwing bullpens at Camelback Ranch – Glendale. Another southpaw arrived to the Dodgers’ facility today as Hall of Famer and Dodger legend Sandy Koufax worked with pitchers, signed autographs for fans and talked to the media. Koufax made his first appearance ... Read More »

Dodgers Spring Training Notes – Saturday, February 16, 2013: Full-Squad Workout #1


via Dodgers YOUR 2013 LOS ANGELES DODGERS: With the first full-squad workout of 2013, the countdown to Opening Day has officially started (hint: 44 days!). The 58 players in camp took part in conditioning exercises, a baserunning tutorial, defensive drills, bunting and a full batting practice. Catcher Eleizer Alfonzo remains the lone player yet to report due to family reasons. Tomorrow, bright ... Read More »

Dodger Spring Training Notes – February 13, 2013


LACE ‘EM UP: The Dodgers opened their fifth Spring Training at Camelback Ranch – Glendale today with 29 pitchers (seven non-roster) and five catchers (three non-roster) working out for the first time. Non-roster catcher Eliezer Alfonzo is the only pitcher/catcher yet to report to camp due to family reasons. HILLTOPPERS: Clayton Kershaw, the winner of MLB’s last two ERA titles, was ... Read More »