Found April 11, 2012 on Fox Sports West:
Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully still has a bad cold and will not call the Dodgers game against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night, a team spokesman said. On Tuesday, the 84-year-old Scully missed only his second home opener in 63 years with the club. The only other time he wasnt at the Dodgers first home game of the season was in 1977, when he called the Masters golf tournament. The Dodgers are unsure when Scully will return, describing him as day-to-day. Aware that Scully didnt call their 2-1 victory over the Pirates on Tuesday, Dodgers players wished Scully a quick recovery. I hope he gets well soon, Matt Kemp said. Andre Ethier, who hit the winning home run, said, Its not a fun day when Vin doesnt announce. Its really not a fun day when he doesnt announce on opening day. Hopefully, he has a speedy recovery. --Dylan Hernandez

Recapping the Dodgers' home-opener, plus minor-league updates

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Dodgers expect Scully back this weekend

The Los Angeles Dodgers are hoping to have legendary broadcaster Vin Scully back at the microphone Saturday or Sunday for their home series against San Diego. Scully, 84, missed his third straight game Thursday night as he recovers from what the team has said is a bad cold. With cold weather and possible rain expected, the play-by-play icon is likely to remain away from the broadcast...

Aaron Miller's big night encouraging, Dodgers win, minor-league news

Former supplemental 1st-round pick Aaron Miller has battled injuries in his minor-league career. Tonight was glimpse into what the big lefty could be, if things go well.Miller's line: 5 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 3 BB, 10 K, 81 pitches (46 strikes)Miller, who's pitching with the Lookouts in Double-A, was drafted out of Baylor University with the 36th overall pick in the 2009 MLB Draft...

Mattlingly sees Lilly's rough start as minor problem

Left-hander Ted Lilly pitched in a rehab game with the Class A Rancho Cucamonga Quakes on Sunday, and the results were less than stellar. Lilly allowed seven runs on eight hits in six innings against the Inland Empire 66ers, including two home runs. But manager Don Mattingly was unconcerned with the results, and more focused on the fact that Lilly got his work in to get ready for...

Ted Lilly Returning From DL: Josh Lindblom Should Stay, Jamey Wright Should Go

When Ted Lilly comes off the disabled list on Saturday, as all reports have indicated that he will, the Dodgers are going to have to make a roster decision. The Dodgers face a tricky roster decision when Ted Lilly comes off of the disabled list to start on Saturday night. Management kept Josh Lindblom as

Andre the Great: Ethier’s Blast Wins Home Opener for the Dodgers

Los Angeles -- Andre Ethier capped off a historic and energetic opening day, as the Los Angeles Dodgers and their fans celebrated the 50th anniversary of Dodger Stadium, and Ethier celebrated his 30th birthday with a clutch home run to give the Dodgers a 2-1 victory Tuesday over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Ethier, who was previously 0 for 4 against Pirates’ reliever Jason Grilli...

Dodgers 3, Pirates 2

Chris Capuano struck out seven in his first home game with the Los Angeles Dodgers, who scored all of their runs in the first inning against Jeff Karstens and beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Thursday night to complete a three-game sweep. The Dodgers' 6-1 start is their best since 1988, when they won their last pennant and World Series. Capuano (1-0) allowed two runs and...

Ethier's homer sends Dodgers to dramatic win

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Concerns about new Dodgers ownership arise, but I’m not seeing what’s panic worthy

Andrew Ross Sorkin of the New York Times recently wrote an article about the new owners of the Los Angeles Dodgers, and it wasn’t exactly flattering. Mr. Walter, along with his colleague Todd Boehly, Guggenheim’s president, appear to be living out a childhood fantasy using other people’s money, some of whom may not even realize

Report: Magic Johnson's Ownership Group Using Insurance Money to Supplement Cash for Team's Purchase

When Magic Johnson's ownership group bought the Los Angeles Dodgers for $2 billion cash, two thoughts likely came to mind. One, that fans were likely excited that Magic would be taking over as the face of a franchise badly in need of some star power after Frank McCourt's disastrous tenure. Two, where the heck did they find all that money? It turns out that the new ownership...

Dodgers sweep Pirates, improve to 6-1

Chris Capuano struck out seven in his first home game with the Los Angeles Dodgers, who scored all of their runs in the first inning against Jeff Karstens and beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Thursday night to complete a three-game sweep.


MEDICAL WATCH: --LHP Ted Lilly (stiff neck) went on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 26. He made a rehab start for Class A Rancho Cucamonga on April 8, and he is expected to start for the Dodgers on April 14. --2B Ivan De Jesus Jr. (torn left oblique) went on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 26. --RHP Blake Hawksworth (arthroscopic right elbow surgeries...
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