Last season the Los Angeles Dodgers dominated headlines for everything other than baseball. The team was still at the mercy of now ex-owner Frank McCourt, whose divorce was a literal soap opera and the team took the fall too. Still, the team put up an 82-79 record thanks to a great second-half of 2011, and [...]
Several past and present Los Angeles Dodgers players gave back to their community on the team’s 9th annual community caravan yesterday. The day began at the Frances Blend School, the only day school day for the blind on the West Coast. The players interacted with students from the school, engaging them in music, sensory, and [...]
Left-handed pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Clayton Kershaw and his wife Ellen held a press conference yesterday at Dodger Stadium to launch their book, Arise. The book chronicles the couples trip to Zambia where Clayton and Ellen along with the organization, Arise Africa are building an orphanage. “Look where we are now. We’re at [...]
Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander and Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw each took home Cy Young titles yesterday in their respective leagues. Kershaw, 23 years old, beat out Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay. Kershaw led the National League in earned-run average and strikeouts. He also tied Arizona Diamondbacks’ Ian Kennedy for 21 victories. At a news conference [...]
The Boston Red Sox and the Los Angeles Dodgers were both big winners in the 2011 Gold Glove awards, winning the most titles of any team in their respective leagues. Clayton Kershaw, Matt Kemp, and Andre Ethier of the Dodgers were all named NL Gold Glove winners, while Adrian Gonzalez, Dustin Pedroia, and Jacob Ellsbury [...]
American League: Starters: Alex Avila (C, Detroit Tigers), Adrian Gonzalez (1B, Boston Red Sox), Robinson Cano (2B, New York Yankees), Alex Rodriguez (3B, New York Yankees), Derek Jeter (SS, New York Yankees), David Ortiz (DH, Boston Red Sox), Jose Bautista (OF, Toronto Blue Jays), Curtis Granderson (OF, New York Yankees) and Josh Hamilton (OF, Texas [...]
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