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Spring Training officially opens for the Dodgers this week with pitchers and catchers reporting to Camelback Ranch on Tuesday, and man, am I excited! The first workout kicks off on Wednesday, position players report on Friday and the first full-squad workout takes place on Saturday.
Also of note, Don Mattingly will be giving his first media address of the season on Tuesday, with new lefty pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu and general manager Ned Colletti also speaking during the day.
As we have for the past seven years, the dodgerfan.net guys will be here all season long, giving you our unique analysis and thoughts on the team on and off the field all season long, so stop by, pull up a chair and participate! We run this blog because we love it, but interacting with all of you makes it even better.
See you at the ballpark,
Chris and Alex
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Rick Honeycutt provides updates on the health of Clayton Kershaw, Javy Guerra, Chad Billinglsey, Shawn Tolleson, and Kenley Jansen.
“Clayton was great, outstanding,” said Honeycutt. “But he was outstanding his last three starts, so that wasn’t a surprise. Shawn Tolleson had a little back tightness, but he threw a ‘pen. So did Josh Wall and Javy Guerra, who isn’t as far...
The Dodgers have signed righty reliever Mark Lowe to a minor-league deal with an invitation to Spring Training.
Lowe provides further depth to an already deep bullpen corps. He was a solid strikeout man as recently as 2011, but has never been anything more than a back of the pen arm, with a career 4.10 FIP.
The Dodgers are bringing Kevin Gregg in to camp on a minor-league...
Mark Lowe and the Los Angeles Dodgers have agreed to a minor league contract, giving the team another bullpen option in spring training.
The 29-year-old right-hander was 0-2 with a 3.43 ERA in 36 relief appearances for the Texas Rangers last year, when he didn't pitch in the major leagues from June 25 to Aug. 10 because of a strained muscle in his right side.
He will compete...
PHOENIX The most expensive team in baseball history will start to assemble Tuesday, when pitchers and catchers report to the Dodgers' Arizona spring-training complex.
The Dodgers have a projected opening-day payroll of 230 million and a roster that includes a dozen former All-Stars.
Several of these players were acquired in the middle of last season, which ended with a shocking...
LOS ANGELES (AP) Mark Lowe and the Los Angeles Dodgers have agreed to a minor league contract, giving the team another bullpen option in spring training.
The 29-year-old right-hander was 0-2 with a 3.43 ERA in 36 relief appearances for the Texas Rangers last year, when he didn't pitch in the major leagues from June 25 to Aug. 10 because of a strained muscle in his right side...
So as you may know, there are three, yes THREE, proud Dodger fans that are trying to get into to MLB Fan Cave, and dammit, we owe it to Major League Baseball fans everywhere to get these guys in there!
Representing LA in the final 52 are Mark Fabrick from Los Angeles, Jeremy Dorn from Walnut Creek, CA and Thomas Roberts from Huntington Beach, CA.
Voting is taking place online until...
Editor's Note: This post was written by Thomas Roberts, a finalist for the MLB Fan Cave sweepstakes, and a Dodger fan.
What if I told you that you could watch every single baseball game in front of a wall of TVs while living in an ultra modern New York space and meet MLB players, celebrities and musicians. Sound good? It is good and that’s what the MLB Fan Cave is all about...