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MLB.com: The Dodgers are making extensive upgrades to Dodger Stadium, and I have to say that it all sounds awesome.
The most obvious upgrade — and the one senior vice president of planning and development Janet Marie Smith mentioned first — is the replacement of the scoreboards located above the right- and left-field pavilions with larger, 1080 high-definition LED boards, as well as replacement of message boards, including ribbon boards at the Loge level and outfield wall.
The rectangular one that has been in left field since the last All-Star Game is being returned to the hexagon shape of the original. The boards will be 22 percent larger with an active viewing area 66 percent larger, allowing for more video and statistical information to be displayed.
A new, sharper sound system comes with it, designed to direct sound to each seating section and minimize echoes.
Worried that it’ll look too modernized and lose its charm? Don’t. The changes are actually quite subtle and they aren’t ...
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The Dodgers are reportedly considering moving Dee Gordon to the outfield, something that makes little sense.
Shortstop is the least-important offensive position in the game. Gordon's offense is substandard and would only be worse (presumably) as a center fielder.
Gordon's career .260/.299/315 line leaves plenty to be desired. If he could get on base even 32 or 33...
The Dodgers have talked about moving Dee Gordon off shortstop and into the outfield, according to Dylan Hernandez.
The Dodgers have talked about moving the fleet-footed Gordon to the outfield but appear inclined to keep him at shortstop for now. Gordon figures to start the season at triple-A Albuquerque.
“I hate to give up on him at short,” Mattingly said.
Dylan sort of snuck...
Legendary Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully will be honored Saturday night when baseball scouts honor him with the Bud Selig Executive Leadership Award at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza where the Professional Baseball Scouts Foundation is hosting their annual Spirit of the Game gala.
Because we have seen a steady increase of statistical analysis and sabermetrics, some scouting positions...
The Los Angeles Dodgers' roster isn't the only thing getting a multi-million-dollar makeover under new ownership. Fifty-one-year-old Dodger Stadium is undergoing an offseason renovation that will include new video boards over the left and right field pavilions (returning to the old-style hexagonal look), wider concourses, improved cell phone and wifi reception, a new home...
– Right handed pitcher Matt Palmer signed a Minor League deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers according to Bill Plunkett of the Orange County Register. The deal includes an invitation for Spring Traning.
– The Colorado Rockies signed right handed pitcher Manny Corpas to a Minor League deal and invited him for Spring Training writes Thomas Harding of MLB.com. Corpas spent the 2012...
On this episode of "Dugout Blues," Jared Massey (L.A. Dugout) and I talk about the Dodger Stadium renovations.
We also look at a few siignings the Dodgers made sign our last episode, including J.P. Howell, Alfredo Amezaga and -- the one we're most excited about -- Ariel Sandoval..
And in perhaps the greatest moment of the episode, we spending a good chunk of...