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LOS ANGELES The Los Angeles Dodgers and Chicago White Sox along with the Pima County Sports and Tourism Authority and the Tucson Padres today announced that the two Major League clubs will play a Spring Training contest in Tucson next month with all proceeds going to the Christina-Taylor Green Memorial Foundation. The game will be held at Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium on Friday, March 23, at 1:05 p.m.
The Dodgers and White Sox are committed to supporting the Tucson community by helping raise funds for the victims and families affected by the events of January 8, 2011.
On behalf of the Green Family, we would like to thank the Tucson Padres for providing the venue and their expertise, said Dodger Scout John Green, Christina-Taylors father and the clubs National Crosschecker. We would also like to thank the Los Angeles Dodgers and Chicago White Sox for playing Major League Baseball in Tucson once again."
The Christina-Taylor Green Memorial Foundation was established by the Green family to receive gifts in memory of Christina-Taylor. The mission of the Christina-Taylor Green Memorial Foundation is to honor the life and memory of Christina-Taylor through charitable and educational projects that reflect and embody her interests, values and dreams.
The beneficiary for this game, the Christina-Taylor Green Memorial Foundation, will give back to the local community that gave so much to us, said Green. Christina-Taylors wishes and our mission statement are to help those less fortunate in the areas of education, the arts, sports and leadership programs to enrich our childrens lives.
During Spring Training in 2011, the Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks played a similar benefit game in Tucson with all proceeds going to the Tucson Together Fund. In addition, The Dodgers Dream Foundation, in partnership with the Diamondbacks, will dedicate a Dodgers Dreamfield in Oro Valley, AZ on a field that was re-named in memory of Christina-Taylor Green.
The Pima County Sports and Tourism Authority and Pima County are coordinating efforts for this game and beginning February 15, tickets will be available online at tucsonpadres.com. On March 6, tickets will go on sale at the Kino Stadium box office from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on weekdays. Kino Stadiums address is 2500 East Ajo Way. Tucson, AZ 85713.
Field Box: 20 per seat Bleacher: 10 per seat
Outfield: 15 per seat Lawn: 6 per seat
Terrace: 15 per seat Suites: 500 (for up to 20 people)
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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Los Angeles Dodgers and Chicago White Sox will play a spring training game in Tucson, Ariz., on March 23 to benefit the Christina-Taylor Green Foundation.
The game will be played at Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium with all proceeds going to the foundation named for the daughter of Dodgers scout John Green. Christina-Taylor Green was among six people killed...
When Yahoo News reported Starbucks hiring in the Southern California area, the Dodgers decided to one-up them by signing reliever Todd Coffey to a 1-year $1.3 million. The career 4.08 ERA RHP served with the Washington Nationals last season and posted a 3.62 ERA in just under 60 innings of work. In 10 innings pitched at Dodger stadium, he holds a 3.38 ERA, so hey not so terrible...
(Padres Press Release)
Proceeds From March 23 Game to Benefit Christina-Taylor Green Memorial Foundation
TUCSON - Major League Spring Training is returning to Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium on Sunday, March 18 when the San Diego Padres host the Colorado Rockies at 1:05 p.m. The Chicago White Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers are playing five days later on Friday, March 23 at 1:05...
The Dodgers continued reinforcing their bullpen Friday, signing right-hander Todd Coffey to a one-year, $1.3 million contract, according to major-league sources.
The deal, which is pending a physical, includes a club option for 2013.
Coffey, 31, spent last season with the Washington Nationals, going 5-1 with a 3.62 ERA. He has averaged 72 appearances the past three seasons.
The Dodgers and White Sox will play a Spring Training game in Tucson next month to benefit the Christina-Taylor Green Memorial Foundation, named for the 14-year-old daughter of Dodgers scout John Green who was killed in the 2011 shooting that also wounded Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.
The Los Angeles Dodgers and Chicago White Sox will play a spring training game in Tucson, Ariz., on March 23 to benefit the Christina-Taylor Green Foundation. The game will be played at Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium with all proceeds going to the foundation named for the daughter of Dodgers scout John Green.
Drug and alcohol tests come back negative and there is insufficient evidence to proceed with the case against the first baseman, who police said sideswiped three cars and passed out on the freeway.Dodgers first baseman James Loney, who was arrested in November on suspicion of driving under the influence, won't face criminal charges, prosecutors said Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Prosecutors say criminal charges will not be filed against Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman James Loney, who was arrested last year on suspicion of driving under the influence.
As I mentioned earlier, the Los Angeles Dodgers signed right-handed relief pitcher Todd Coffey to a one-year dear that will carry a team option for 2013. Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times reports that Coffey’s 2012 salary will be $1 million and will come with a $300k buyout clause on the 2013 team option.
Los Angeles Dodgers have signed right-handed reliever/competitive eater Todd Coffey to a one-year deal worth $1.3 million plus $350k in incentives. You think I’m joking about the food subsidies? Absolutely not. I’ll analyze the deal in a bit, but for now, let’s just make fun of him being fat. Thanks
The Los Angeles Dodgers have asked a U.S. Bankruptcy Judge to disallow claims against the team filed by Bryan Stow, the San Francisco Giants fan nearly beaten to death outside Dodger Stadium last spring. Stow and his family sued the Dodgers in California state court, then filed the claim with the federal court in July, weeks after owner Frank McCourt put the team in bankruptcy.
The Los Angeles Dodgers and right-handed pitcher Todd Coffey have agreed to a one-year, $1.3 million deal.The deal is contingent on Coffey passing a physical and includes a club option for the 2013 season.The 31-year-old posted a 3.62 ERA in 69 appearances out of the bullpen for the Washington Nationals last season.
The Dodgers' ninth annual Community Caravan, to be held Feb. 14-15, will focus on joining fans in giving back to the Los Angeles community.
The Los Angeles Dodgers signed relief pitcher Todd Coffey to a one-year contract with a club option for 2013 on Friday.
The Dodgers reached a one-year agreement plus an option Friday with free-agent right-handed reliever Todd Coffey, pending a physical exam. His 2012 salary will be $1.3 million.