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STEVE SOBOROFF JOINS LOS ANGELES DODGERS AS VICE CHAIRMAN

STEVE SOBOROFF JOINS LOS ANGELES DODGERS AS VICE CHAIRMAN

Responsibilities to include leading the efforts to improve the fan experience and strengthening the team’s ties to the community LOS ANGELES – Civic and business leader Steve Soboroff is joining the Los Angeles Dodgers as vice chairman with responsibility for leading efforts to improve the fan experience at the stadium, strengthening ties to the region’s [...]

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Dodgers Community Caravan

Dodgers Community Caravan

DODGERS ANNUAL COMMUNITY CARAVAN PRESENTED BY USC UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL SET FOR FEBRUARY 14-15 LOS ANGELES — The Dodgers will embark on their eighth annual Community Caravan on Monday, February 14 and Tuesday, February 15. This year’s Dodgers Community Caravan presented by USC University Hospital is themed “Two Days of Community Service” where current and former [...]

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DODGERS NAMED TOPPS  ORGANIZATION OF THE YEAR

DODGERS NAMED TOPPS ORGANIZATION OF THE YEAR

Franchise takes home honor for unprecedented sixth time LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers have been named the recipient of the 45th Annual Topps Organization of the Year Award, it was announced today. This marks a record-setting sixth time the franchise has earned such honors and the first time since 1997. “We’re very honored [...]

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DODGERS ANNOUNCE 2011 COACHING STAFF

DODGERS ANNOUNCE 2011 COACHING STAFF

Six former Dodgers, including newcomers Davey Lopes and Dave Hansen, highlight a staff with 176 combined seasons of big league experience LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers today announced their Major League coaching staff for the 2011 campaign under new manager Don Mattingly. The staff consists of four coaches that will be entering their [...]

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DODGERS SIGN NISHIJIMA AND TAKANO TO MINOR LEAGUE CONTRACTS

DODGERS SIGN NISHIJIMA AND TAKANO TO MINOR LEAGUE CONTRACTS

Players are second and third Japanese amateurs signed by the Dodgers LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers today announced the signing of 21-year-old pitcher Kazuki Nishijima and 18-year-old Japanese pitcher Kazuya Takano to minor league contracts. Nishijima becomes the second Japanese college player signed by the Dodgers after Robert Boothe, who was signed in [...]

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Dodgers Sign Gibbons

Dodgers Sign Gibbons

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers announced today that they have signed outfielder Jay Gibbons to a one-year contract. The announcement was made by Dodger General Manager Ned Colletti. The 33-year-old returns to Los Angeles, where he batted .280 with five home runs and 17 RBI in 37 games following his August 8 promotion [...]

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Minor League Player & Pitcher of the Year

Minor League Player & Pitcher of the Year

DODGERS NAME RIGHT-HANDER RUBBY DE LA ROSA AND INFIELDER/OUTFIELDER JERRY SANDS AS THE BRANCH RICKEY MINOR LEAGUE PITCHER AND PLAYER OF THE YEAR LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers today named right-hander Rubby De La Rosa and infielder/outfielder Jerry Sands as the Branch Rickey Minor League Pitcher and Player of the Year, respectively.  General [...]

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CARROLL WINS FIFTH ANNUAL  ROY CAMPANELLA AWARD

CARROLL WINS FIFTH ANNUAL ROY CAMPANELLA AWARD

Infielder voted “Most Inspirational Dodger” by his teammates and coaches LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers announced today that infielder Jamey Carroll was named the winner of the fifth annual Roy Campanella Award, which is given to the Dodger player who best exemplifies the spirit and leadership of the late Hall of Fame catcher. [...]

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MATTINGLY TO MANAGE DODGERS IN 2011

MATTINGLY TO MANAGE DODGERS IN 2011

Torre steps aside as the fifth-winningest manager in Major League history LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers announced today that former American League MVP Don Mattingly has been named the Dodger manager for the 2011 season and that Joe Torre has stepped aside from the position. Mattingly becomes the ninth manager in Los Angeles [...]

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DODGERS CLAIM BARAJAS FROM METS

DODGERS CLAIM BARAJAS FROM METS

California native will add to club’s catching depth LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers today claimed catcher Rod Barajas from the New York Mets. General Manager Ned Colletti made the announcement. Barajas had played in 74 games for the Mets this year, including 67 starts behind the plate. The Ontario, CA native was batting [...]

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VIN SCULLY TO RETURN FOR 62nd SEASON

VIN SCULLY TO RETURN FOR 62nd SEASON

HALL OF FAME BROADCASTER VIN SCULLY TO RETURN FOR 62nd SEASON LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers today announced that Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully will return to the broadcast booth for an unprecedented 62nd season in 2010, calling all Dodger home games and those road games against National League West Division opponents. [...]

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STATEMENTS ON THE PASSING OF  GEORGE STEINBRENNER (1930-2010)

STATEMENTS ON THE PASSING OF GEORGE STEINBRENNER (1930-2010)

DODGERS PRESS RELEASE “George was a friend who I admired very much.  He was a giant in our game and he built an empire.  All he was was a winner.  He wanted to give the fans a winner, and that’s exactly what he did.” - Dodger Hall of Fame Manager Tommy Lasorda “I will always remember [...]

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May Winners of Dodger Pride Awards

May Winners of Dodger Pride Awards

The Los Angeles Dodgers Announce May Winners of Dodger Pride Awards LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers today announced the May winners of the Dodger Pride Awards.  The Dodger Pride Awards were created in 2008 by General Manager Ned Colletti, and are given on a monthly basis to the players at each level of [...]

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Los Angeles Dodgers Announce April Winners of Dodger Pride Awards

Los Angeles Dodgers Announce April Winners of Dodger Pride Awards

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers today announced the April winners of the Dodger Pride Awards.  The Dodger Pride Awards were created in 2008 by General Manager Ned Colletti, and are given on a monthly basis to the players at each level of the club’s minor league system who play the game with a [...]

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DODGERS TO CELEBRATE JACKIE ROBINSON NIGHT TOMORROW

DODGERS TO CELEBRATE JACKIE ROBINSON NIGHT TOMORROW

Don Newcombe, Tommy Lasorda, Frank Robinson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and others will participate in pre-game ceremonies honoring Robinson WHAT: In celebration of Jackie Robinson Night, Tommy Davis, “Sweet” Lou Johnson, Tommy Lasorda, Hall of Famer Frank Robinson and former Laker and supporter of the Jackie Robinson Foundation Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will be introduced on the field, as [...]

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DODGERS OPEN THE SEASON AT HOME

DODGERS OPEN THE SEASON AT HOME

LOS ANGELES – The Dodgers’ first homestand of the season is highlighted by Opening Day presented by Automobile Club of Southern California tomorrow, Jackie Robinson Day on Thursday, April 15 and the first Viva Los Dodgers Sunday of the year on Sunday, April 18. The Dodgers will open up at home against the Arizona Diamondbacks [...]

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DODGERS’ HOME OPENER IS TUESDAY

DODGERS’ HOME OPENER IS TUESDAY

Fans arriving early will enjoy pregame entertainment featuring LeAnn Rimes, Will.i.am and Larry King LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers start the season at home on Tuesday when they take on the Arizona Diamondbacks at 1:10 p.m. Pregame entertainment on Opening Day will include Grammy Award-winning country star LeAnn Rimes singing the National Anthem, [...]

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DODGERS AND LEVY TO UNVEIL NEW MENUS AT DODGER STADIUM

DODGERS AND LEVY TO UNVEIL NEW MENUS AT DODGER STADIUM

The Picante Dog will be reintroduced this season LOS ANGELES – The Dodgers and Levy Restaurants will unveil enhanced menus at Dodger Stadium at the home opener versus Arizona at 1:10 p.m. on Tuesday, April 13. The Dodgers, Levy Restaurants, the official restaurant partner at Dodger Stadium, and Levy Restaurants Executive Chef Joseph Martin have [...]

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DODGERS ANNOUNCE 2010 OPENING DAY ROSTER

DODGERS ANNOUNCE 2010 OPENING DAY ROSTER

PITTSBURGH – The Los Angeles Dodgers announced their Opening Day roster for the 2010 championship season.  The club also placed left-handed pitcher Hong-Chih Kuo on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 26.  General Manager Ned Colletti made the announcement. According to Major League Baseball rules, each of the 30 teams had to set their [...]

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DODGERS ANNOUNCE TAIWAN TRIP ROSTER

DODGERS ANNOUNCE TAIWAN TRIP ROSTER

Torre, Ramirez and Loney headline team of Dodger players on international goodwill trip PHOENIX – The Los Angeles Dodgers today announced the expected roster for the upcoming three-game series in Taiwan. Additional players may be added or changed prior to the March 10 departure. The Dodgers will bring 33 players, including 17 with Major League [...]

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