Dodgers Take Care of Business ‘Down Under’…But Come Back Home to a Host of Problems

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The Los Angeles Dodgers’ first two official regular season games of the 2014 season were played approximately 7,500 miles away from Dodger Stadium and were only watched on television by a (small) minority of Dodgers fans, but the Dodgers will happily take their 2-0 record and switch back to Spring Training mode this weekend for their pre-season tune-up Freeway Series against the Angels ... Read More »

Dodgers Announce 25-ManRoster For Opening Day In Sydney Australia

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LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers today announced their 25-man Opening Day roster for the 2014 Opening Series in Sydney, Australia. The club also placed pitchers Chad Billingsley (right elbow surgery) and Josh Beckett (right thumb contusion) and outfielder Matt Kemp (ankle surgery) on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 19. Additionally, catcher Tim Federowicz was optioned to the minor ... Read More »

MLB Baseball About To Go Down Under In Australia

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As Dylan Hernandez of the LA Times reports about the field conditions, this raises some concerns for all of the Dodger fans waiting to start season. Hernandez reports that inside the stadium center field is the area that is primarily used for cricket, the are remains really hard. Chone Figgins describes the surface as “extremely fast”. Telling Pederson “just get ... Read More »

Dodgers Announce 30 Players Traveling To Sydney, Australia

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LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers today announced the 30 players travelling on the plane for the 2014 Opening Series in Sydney, Australia. General Manager Ned Colletti made the announcement. A full Roster is attached for your reference. The 30 players on the plane as broken down by position: Pitchers (14): Jose Dominguez J.P. Howell (L) Kenley Jansen Clayton Kershaw (L) ... Read More »

Dodger Spring Training Notes – March 16, 2014 vs. Rockies

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GETAWAY DAY: The Dodgers conclude their Cactus League slate this afternoon against the Rockies in their final tuneup before departing for Australia. The club will depart from Phoenix around midnight tonight and touch down in Sydney around 10:00 a.m. local time on Tuesday. Following a few workouts, the Dodgers will take on Team Australia in an exhibition on Thursday night before ... Read More »

Dodger Spring Training Notes (Game 1), March 15, 2014

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AND THEN THERE WERE THREE: With just three games remaining on the 2014 Cactus League slate, the Dodgers will face the Padres in the second-to-last home game of the spring season this afternoon. The two clubs tied each other, 3-3, back on March 2 at Camelback and Los Angeles won the regular season series, 11-8, in 2013. Los Angeles opens the ... Read More »

Dodger Spring Training Notes – March 14, 2014 at Cubs

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THE COUNTDOWN BEGINS: With just four games remaining on the 2014 Cactus League slate, the Dodgers will face the Cubs at their new facility in Mesa for the first and only time this spring. Los Angeles leads the all-time series against Chicago, 1,034-1,024-14, and won six out of seven meetings in 2013, including a four-game sweep at Wrigley Field. Los Angeles opens ... Read More »