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Dodgers to host decisive NLDS Game 5 tomorrow

Fans encouraged to purchase parking in advance, carpool and arrive early
October 8, 2019

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers will host a decisive Game 5 of their National League Division Series against the Washington Nationals tomorrow at 5:37 p.m. at Dodger Stadium. The winner of tomorrow’s game will advance to the National League Championship Series against either the Atlanta Braves or St.

Dodgers open postseason play tomorrow

Fans encouraged to purchase parking in advance, carpool and arrive early
October 2, 2019

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers, who won their seventh consecutive NL West title, will open postseason play tomorrow with Game 1 of the National League Division Series against the Washington Nationals at 5:37 p.m. at Dodger Stadium. The Dodgers will also play host to Game 2 on Friday

Dodgers to host inaugural strength & conditioning symposium Dec. 14-15

September 30, 2019

LOS ANGELES – Strength, Conditioning and Baseball coaches, as well as students in the field of Human Health & Performance are invited to learn from the Dodgers’ award-winning Strength and Conditioning staff at the club’s inaugural Strength and Conditioning Symposium to be held Dec. 14-15 at Dodger Stadium, the team

Dodgers Announce Partnership With LA County Department Of Mental Health To Promote Mental Health Awareness

Multi-year partnership to advance mental health is first of its kind for the team
September 27, 2019

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health (LACDMH), the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation (LADF) today announced a multi-year partnership focused on bringing issues surrounding mental health out of the shadows and into the public through a multi-faceted awareness campaign. “Sports

Dodgers set single-season franchise attendance record

September 22, 2019

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers today completed their home schedule with a single-season franchise attendance record of 3,974,309 (49,066 average) in 81 home games, which included 28 sellouts. The attendance mark led Major League Baseball, the seventh consecutive year the Dodgers have done so, and represented the 10th

Justin Turner wins 14th annual Roy Campanella Award

Third baseman voted “Most Inspirational Dodger” for the second time in three years by his teammates and coaches
September 20, 2019

LOS ANGELES – The Dodgers announced today that third baseman Justin Turner was named the winner of the 14th 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. The award, which was voted upon

Dodgers ownership group grows with addition of Robert Plummer & Alan Smolinisky 

September 19, 2019

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers announced today that Robert L. Plummer and Alan Smolinisky have joined its ownership group “The two newest members are both civic-minded, accomplished businessmen and lifelong Dodger fans,” said Dodgers Chairman and owner Mark Walter. “We are proud of having built a very strong

Dodgers name INF Gavin Lux Branch Rickey Minor League Player of the Year

RHP Josiah Gray named Branch Rickey Minor League Pitcher of the Year
September 19, 2019

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers announced that they have named infielder Gavin Lux as the Branch Rickey Minor League Player of the Year and right-handed pitcher Josiah Gray as the Branch Rickey Minor League Pitcher of the Year. Lux, 21, started the 2019 season with Double-A Tulsa batting

Dodger owner, sports legend Billie Jean King and Dodger players Gavin Lux and Edwin Rios join Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation to read and distribute “I Am Billie Jean King” in Long Beach on Friday

As part of the LA Reads literacy initiative, 5,000 5th graders in the Long Beach Unified School District will receive a custom, co-branded edition of the book
September 18, 2019

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation (LADF) announced today that Dodger owner, sports legend Billie Jean King and Dodger infielders, Gavin Lux and Edwin Rios, will host a book distribution and reading event on Friday, September 20th at 11:30 a.m. at Oropeza Elementary School (700 Locust Ave. Long

Dodgers and Dodgers Foundation to hold inaugural LA Reads Week

September 17, 2019

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers and the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation (LADF) will hold their inaugural LA Reads Week with literacy events throughout the Los Angeles area involving Dodger players, alumni and ownership starting tomorrow. LA Reads is a joint initiative between the Dodgers and LADF to help

Dodgers to host Rays, Rockies during final homestand

Team to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Alex Verdugo Bobblehead Night, Dia De Los Dodgers & La Gran Fiesta
September 13, 2019

LOS ANGELES – The National League West champion Los Angeles Dodgers return home Tuesday for their final regular season homestand against the Tampa Bay Rays (Sept. 17-18) and Colorado Rockies (Sept. 20-22). The team will have activations and promotions throughout the homestand to mark Hispanic Heritage Month presented by UCLA

Dodgers activate INF Max Muncy

September 13, 2019

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers announced that they have activated infielder Max Muncy from the 10-day injured list. Muncy, 29, was sidelined with a right wrist fracture on August 29, missing 14 games for the Dodgers. Prior to the injury, he appeared in 129 games for the Dodgers,

The Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation awards $87,940 grant to Science of Sport

In second year of partnership, Science of Sport and LADF to utilize baseball curriculum to improve interest and performance in STEM
September 12, 2019

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation (LADF) announced today that it will expand its Science of Baseball curriculum through an additional $87,940 grant to Science of Sport (SOS). The Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation Science of Baseball curriculum will provide hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) curriculum and

Dodgers activate LHP Rich Hill 

RHP Jaime Shultz designated for assignment
September 12, 2019

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers announced that they have activated left-handed pitcher Rich Hill from the 60-day injured list. In order to make room on the 40-man roster, the Dodgers designated right-hander pitcher Jaime Schultz for assignment. Hill, 39, has been sidelined since June 20 with a left

Dodgers clinch 7th consecutive National League West title

Dodgers to give away first-ever Postseason bobblehead at first NLDS home game
September 10, 2019

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers tonight clinched the 2019 National League West Division Championship, the club’s seventh straight and 18th overall NL West title. Fans are encouraged to visit Dodgers.com/Postseason for the latest Postseason schedule and ticket information. Additionally, those that purchase a full season ticket Membership for

Dodgers recall IF Edwin Rios

September 10, 2019

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers announced that they have recalled infielder Edwin Ríos from Triple-A Oklahoma City. Ríos, 25, returns for his third stint with the club after hitting .286 (10-for-35) with two homers and four RBI in 17 games for the Dodgers. In 104 games with Oklahoma

Dodgers infielder Gavin Lux named Baseball America's Minor League Player of the Year

September 9, 2019

LOS ANGELES –Los Angeles Dodgers infielder Gavin Lux was named Baseball America’s 2019 Minor League Player of the Year. Lux, 21, becomes the third Dodger to win the award since its inception in 1981, joining Mike Marshall in 1981 and Paul Konerko in 1997. The Dodgers first round selection (20th

Dodgers recall catcher Austin Barnes, Sept. 6, 2019

September 6, 2019

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers announced that they have recalled catcher Austin Barnes from Triple-A Oklahoma City. Barnes, 29, was recalled for his third stint with the Dodgers. In 71 games with Los Angeles, he has hit .198 (41-for-207) with 11 doubles, five homers and 23 RBI. He

Dodgers outfielder A.J. Pollock joins Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation, LAPD Chief Moore, and Shoes That Fit to provide new shoes to 200 children in South LA

Event Friday to celebrate $20,000 LADF grant to Shoes That Fit to provide new athletic shoes for over 600 children and a co-branded shoe trailer to expedite deliveries to low-income communities
September 4, 2019

LOS ANGELES – As part of a $20,000 grant to Shoes That Fit, the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation (LADF) will hold an event on Friday, Sept. 6 from 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at Ricardo Lizarraga Elementary School in South Central Los Angeles (401 E. 40th Pl., Los Angeles, 90011) where Dodger

Dodgers Select IF Gavin Lux

Reinstate LHP Urías, Recall RHP Sborz & Transfer IF White To 60-day IL
September 2, 2019

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers announced that they have selected the contract of infielder Gavin Lux, reinstated left-handed pitcher Julio Urías from the restricted list and recalled right-handed pitcher Josh Sborz from Triple-A Oklahoma City. In order to make room on the 40-man roster, the Dodgers transferred infielder

Dodgers activate Kristopher Negron, INF Max Muncy placed on 10-day IL

August 30, 2019

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers announced that they have activated infielder/outfielder Kristopher Negrón from the 10-day injured list and placed infielder Max Muncy on the 10-day injured list with a right wrist fracture, retroactive to August 29. Negrón. 33, was placed on the injured list on August 20

Dodgers Announce Details Of Netting Extension At Dodger Stadium

August 30, 2019

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers today announced that extended netting will be in place at Dodger Stadium when the team returns home on Monday, Sept. 2. The team previously replaced the netting behind home plate and above both dugouts with a 33-foot net, an increase of eight feet.

Dodgers To Host Rockies, Giants As They Close In On Division Title

August 30, 2019

LOS ANGELES – The first-place Los Angeles Dodgers, who have the best record in the National League, return home Labor Day Monday, and will take on the Colorado Rockies (Sept. 2-4) and San Francisco Giants (Sept. 6-8) during their six-game homestand. Los Angeles enters play tonight with a magic number

Dodgers activate catcher Russell Martin

Catcher Austin Barnes optioned to Triple-A
August 27, 2019

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers announced that they have activated Russell Martin from the bereavement list and have optioned catcher Austin Barnes to Triple-A Oklahoma City. Martin, 36, returns after missing three games. He has appeared in 69 games for the Dodgers, hitting .207 (36-for-174) with four homers

The Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation awards $1.1 million in grants through July

LADF deepens its impact in STEM, foster care support services, youth with disabilities, food insecurity and mental wellness
August 26, 2019

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation (LADF) announced today that more than $1.1M has already been awarded in 2019 to local nonprofits with more funding still to be announced through December. As a result of its recent strategic planning process, LADF added new priorities to its grantmaking approach