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4/17/2015 | Greinke goes for series win vs. Rockies, Lyles

Rockies right-hander Jordan Lyles, who will start against the Dodgers and Zack Greinke on Saturday night, would rather Yasiel Puig not return. Puig is 3-for-5 with a homer and three RBIs against Lyles.


4/17/2015 | Dodgers claim righty Corcino off waivers from Reds

The Dodgers on Friday recalled left-handed reliever Adam Liberatore, claimed right-handed pitcher Daniel Corcino off waivers from Cincinnati and designated for assignment left-handed pitcher Ryan Dennick.


4/16/2015 | Frias heads back to Triple-A after one day with Dodgers

The Dodgers optioned right-handed pitcher Carlos Frias back to Triple-A Oklahoma City on Thursday. He had been recalled on Wednesday to give the bullpen a fresh arm, but he did not appear.


4/16/2015 | Physical therapist elevates Paco's game

Cindy Larco is a physical therapist in Miami. She treated Paco Rodriguez for elbow stress when he was a 16-year-old and has been treating him ever since, at every level, for every injury. And she has become so familiar with his delivery and mechanics that Rodriguez sought her out over the winter to help him refine his unconventional style.


4/16/2015 | Through Amalfitano's eyes, history has unfolded

Joe Amalfitano is a star witness to baseball history. He didn't just see some of the game's most enduring moments in person. He experienced them from what amounted to a front-row seat -- or even better, in most cases.


4/16/2015 | Meeting Rachel Robinson a special thrill for Rollins

Everywhere you looked at Dodger Stadium Wednesday night there were Most Valuable Players celebrating the 2015 Civil Rights Game on Jackie Robinson Day. But Jimmy Rollins might have come away with the most valuable memory.


4/16/2015 | Dodgers sweep Seattle as Cruz homers in fifth straight

The Dodgers roughed up Seattle starting pitcher Taijuan Walker for five runs in four innings and ran their win streak to four games with a 5-2 victory in the 2015 Civil Rights Game on Jackie Robinson Night at Dodger Stadium.


4/16/2015 | Dodgers to unveil Jackie Robinson statue later this year

Just before the pregame festivities for the now-combined Civil Rights Game and Jackie Robinson Day, Dodgers president Stan Kasten announced there would be a statue of Robinson unveiled later this year at the refurbished Dodger Stadium.


4/15/2015 | Pederson robs Zunino of extra bases with diving catch

Center fielder Joc Pederson made a diving catch to rob extra bases, gunned a runner down at the plate, singled in a run and walked three times as the Dodgers beat the Mariners, 5-2, to sweep the Interleague Series and extend their win streak to four games.


4/15/2015 | Magic's altruism teams well with Jackie's grace

Accepting the 2015 MLB Beacon of Hope Award emblematic of the spirit of the civil rights movement on Wednesday amid the annual celebration of the life of Jackie Robinson, Dodgers partner Magic Johnson expressed the philosophy that touches every part of his incredibly busy life.


4/15/2015 | Activist Huerta honored as part of Civil Rights Game festivities

The latest honor of Dolores Huerta's career will have plenty of company. Huerta, a two-time winner of a Presidential medal for her work in labor and civil rights activism, was lauded with the Beacon of Life Award on Wednesday as part of the Civil Rights Game festivities.


4/15/2015 | Kershaw aims to rebound vs. Rox to launch series

Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw has given up nine hits in 12 1/3 innings and a .320 batting average in two starts this season. Kershaw is 13-5 with a 3.17 ERA in 26 starts against the Rockies. The Rockies, off to a strong road start, will hope to tame Kershaw as the three-game series begins Friday night.


4/15/2015 | Puig, Crawford sit out with minor injuries

Carl Crawford joined fellow Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig on the sidelines Wednesday night with minor injuries, but both could return when play resumes Friday night.


4/15/2015 | Dodgers claim lefty Dennick from Reds, designate Huff

The Dodgers continued searching for pitching solutions on Wednesday by claiming left-handed reliever Ryan Dennick from Cincinnati, optioning him to Double-A Tulsa and designating left-hander David Huff for assignment. The club also recalled 25-year-old right-hander Carlos Frias from Triple-A Oklahoma City.


4/15/2015 | Jackie inspired Abdul-Jabbar, generations at UCLA

Jackie Robinson had no trouble grasping the stakes when he accepted Branch Rickey's challenge to crash through Major League Baseball's racial barriers in 1947 with the Brooklyn Dodgers. He had passed this way before.


4/15/2015 | Rookie Garcia is an early unsung hero in Dodgers' bullpen

Yimi Garcia has quickly risen in the pecking order to be handed the ball late and the rookie has come away with decisions in back-to-back walk-off wins, making Garcia the Dodgers leader with two victories.


4/15/2015 | Dodgers have put the rally back in their bag of tricks

After Game No. 8 of 2015, the Dodgers already have as many comebacks as they did all last season. Trailing after six innings last year, they were 2-54. Tuesday night's walk-off win vs. the Mariners makes them 2-2 in those games this year.


4/15/2015 | Dodgers stun Mariners on Kendrick's walk-off single

Howie Kendrick's two-run broken-bat single with one out in the ninth inning rallied the Dodgers to their second walk-off win in as many nights, 6-5, over the Mariners on Tuesday at Dodger Stadium.


4/15/2015 | MLB head of youth sports Reagins discusses game's future

Tony Reagins has spent decades in the game of baseball, and he's worked in everything from marketing to baseball operations. Reagins, formerly the general manager of the Angels, has taken on a new assignment with Major League Baseball as the senior vice president of youth programs, and he took some time Tuesday to discuss his plans for the future.


4/14/2015 | MLB, Dodgers hold free baseball clinic in L.A.

Major League Baseball and the Los Angeles Dodgers reached out to the local community Tuesday, providing a free instructional clinic in conjunction with Jackie Robinson Day and the Civil Rights Game.


4/14/2015 | Jackie's day a fitting backdrop for Civil Rights Game

It has been more than 42 years since Jackie Robinson left us. The number is everywhere you look. It is memorialized beyond outfield walls at 30 Major League ballparks. It will be worn today by every single player in the big leagues, as Jackie Robinson Day is celebrated all over, including by Robinson's former Dodgers club as it hosts Seattle in a special Civil Rights Game to honor this occasion.


4/14/2015 | Dodgers, R/GA announce first sports technology & entertainment accelerator

The Los Angeles Dodgers and R/GA are pleased to announce a new accelerator program targeting companies with innovative products and services at the intersection of sports, technology, and entertainment. With emerging technologies creating unprecedented opportunities to shape the way we experience and enjoy sports, the program is designed to help startups build new business models that will usher in a new era for sports teams and their fans.


4/14/2015 | Puig sidelined with left hamstring tightness

Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig was held out of Tuesday night's starting lineup as a precaution for a tight left hamstring. Don Mattingly said Puig wanted to play, but the manager wouldn't commit to a Puig return for Wednesday.


4/14/2015 | Dodgers option Barney to make room for Huff

The Dodgers optioned infielder Darwin Barney to Triple-A Oklahoma City on Tuesday to make room on the 25-man roster for left-handed pitcher David Huff, whose contract was purchased from Triple-A Oklahoma City so he can start Tuesday night.


4/14/2015 | Campanella's wisdom was without boundaries

A future sportswriter and his father were in attendance at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on the night of May 7, 1959, when the citizens opened their hearts to a legendary ballplayer who'd been tragically struck down. "Roy Campanella Night" was unlike any other in the city's rich history.




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