Vin Scully talks 2020 baseball, golf and his auction | SportsCenter

Retired Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully joins Neil Everett on SportsCenter to share that he is auctioning his collection of personal sports memorabilia and shares some of the stories behind some items. Scully discusses how COVID-19 has affected golf, baseball, and his social media presence. ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: […]

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Dodgers reliever Caleb Ferguson set to undergo Tommy John surgery

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said Tommy John surgery is “imminent” for injured reliever Caleb Ferguson, ending the left-hander’s season with the playoffs less than two weeks away. The surgery is expected to take place “sometime next week,” Roberts said during a video call Thursday, a day after an MRI exam revealed a tear in Ferguson’s […]

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Dodgers are unusually subdued after quietly clinching a postseason berth

There was no dogpile on the mound. There was no champagne in the clubhouse. At first, not everyone in the Dodgers’ dugout even realized what they’d accomplished. In the latest strange chapter of this unfamiliar season, much of the team initially was unaware they’d clinched a postseason berth with Wednesday’s 7-5 win over the San […]

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Hernández: Pitching still figures to be a problem for the Dodgers

In theory, the Dodgers played their most important regular-season game of the year Wednesday. And they started a reliever. The charitable interpretation of this decision is that the Dodgers simply embraced an opportunity to experiment. The more disconcerting explanation of why Brusdar Graterol opened the series finale against the San Diego Padres is that they […]

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Dodgers activate Justin Turner off injured list

The Dodgers activated third baseman Justin Turner from the injured list Tuesday morning, giving them a boost as they seek to ward off the San Diego Padres in the National League West race. Turner is expected to be the Dodgers’ designated hitter against the Padres. He hasn’t played since straining his left hamstring Aug. 28 […]

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MLB, players union agree to playoff bubble plan that includes L.A. and San Diego

During the baseball season, Dodgers players rarely stay in Los Angeles for more than 10 days at a time. If the Dodgers advance to the World Series, they could stay in Arlington, Texas, for as many as 25 consecutive days. The commissioner’s office and players union reached agreement Monday night on a postseason bubble plan […]

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Dodgers Dugout: Should Kenley Jansen remain the closer?

Hi, and welcome to another edition of Dodgers Dugout. My name is Houston Mitchell and people are not happy with Kenley Jansen. Let’s face it, Kenley Jansen is not the closer he once was. Newsletter Do you bleed blue? Get our Dodgers Dugout newsletter for insights, news and much more. You may occasionally receive promotional […]

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Dodgers can exhale: CT scan did not find a fracture in Dustin May’s foot

The Dodgers left Arizona on Thursday unsure if Dustin May would pitch again this season. May exited that night’s game after one inning after taking a comebacker off his left foot. Initial X-rays were inconclusive. Further testing was necessary and revealed that the Dodgers avoided the worst-case scenario. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said Saturday that […]

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Injuries to Walker Buehler and Dustin May turn Dodgers’ rotation into a question mark

The Dodgers finished August confident enough in their starting pitching depth to discard Ross Stripling on the final day of the month, right before the trade deadline, for two minor leaguers. It hasn’t even been two weeks and that depth is already facing a challenge as the club seeks to clinch its eighth straight division […]

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Dodgers’ Dustin May leaves game after taking comebacker off his foot

It wasn’t as scary as a comebacker off the head, but it could be more concerning for the Dodgers’ long-term plans. Pitcher Dustin May left the game Thursday night against the Arizona Diamondbacks after just one inning, removed by manager Dave Roberts after taking a line drive off the inside of his left foot on […]

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Broadcaster Charley Steiner recalls telling Donald Trump ‘go (expletive) yourself’

Dodgers broadcaster Charley Steiner is not a fan of the current president of the United States. | Matt Slocum/AP Steiner worked for Trump when the future president owned the USFL’s New Jersey Generals. BRENTWOOD, Calif. — It was early 2015 when Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster Charley Steiner walked into a famed Hollywood restaurant with two […]

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Dodgers could get postseason home games, then a bubble

The Dodgers have not opened the postseason away from Dodger Stadium since 2016. They are expected to stay home again to start this postseason, even as Major League Baseball prepares to conduct the final three rounds of the playoffs in a bubble format. The league is finalizing a postseason format in which teams would not […]

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Dodgers’ late outburst makes up for Walker Buehler’s shaky start against Diamondbacks

Dodgers television analyst Orel Hershiser winced as the dugout camera zoomed in on Walker Buehler’s blistered right index finger. “Oh,” Hershiser said on the SportsNet LA broadcast. “That don’t look good.” Just six days after returning from a trip to the injured list caused by a blister, Buehler appeared to be battling the irritating finger […]

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Roberto Clemente Day: Here’s what you need to know

Every major league player born in Puerto Rico, including the Dodgers’ Kiké Hernández and Edwin Ríos, will have the option Wednesday to wear No. 21 as part of the league’s annual celebration of Roberto Clemente. Nearly 50 years after his death, Clemente remains the most revered figure in Puerto Rico and a Latin American icon. […]

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Want a Dodgers bobblehead? Run for one

No promotion attracts fans to Dodger Stadium like a bobblehead giveaway. The Dodgers had planned 18 such giveaways this season, with a variety from Vin Scully to Max Muncy. No fans at Dodger Stadium this year? No bobblehead giveaways. Unless, that is, you want to run for one. The Dodgers announced Tuesday that their annual […]

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Want a Dodgers bobblehead? Run for one

No promotion attracts fans to Dodger Stadium like a bobblehead giveaway. The Dodgers had planned 18 such giveaways this season, with a variety from Vin Scully to Max Muncy. No fans at Dodger Stadium this year? No bobblehead giveaways. Unless, that is, you want to run for one. The Dodgers announced Tuesday that their annual […]

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Dodgers Dugout: Will a World Series title mean as much this season?

Hi, and welcome to another edition of Dodgers Dugout. My name is Houston Mitchell and no, I’m not concerned that the Dodgers have lost two in a row. They will make the playoffs, and then we’ll see what happens. I remember 1981. I was 14, and had not seen the Dodgers win a World Series. […]

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Gavin Lux shows patience, and progress, during Dodgers’ series against Rockies

The at-bat didn’t win the game for the Dodgers on Sunday night. Ultimately, Corey Seager, maybe the hottest hitter in the majors, grounded out to end it and send the Dodgers’ first series loss of 2020. But Gavin Lux’s 10-pitch plate appearance to bring Seager to the plate in the ninth inning signified progress for […]

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Tony Gonsolin delivers a quality outing, but Dodgers fall to Rockies

Last week, with the end of the regular season sneaking up, the Dodgers made an obvious but difficult decision with winning the World Series in mind. Tony Gonsolin deserved a spot in their starting rotation, and they gave him one. But a logjam made it more complicated than that. To create room, they traded Ross […]

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Late-arriving Gavin Lux plays catch-up for Dodgers, who beat Rockies

Gavin Lux didn’t need much “runway,” as Dodgers manager Dave Roberts likes to say, when he arrived in the team’s clubhouse last September. The former first-round pick was already flying sky-high at the time of his big-league debut, coming off a 113-game minor-league season in which he hit .347 and slugged 26 home runs. His […]

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Drone delay? Dodgers vs. Rockies briefly halted when drone buzzes Dodger Stadium

The Dodgers’ Friday night game against the Colorado Rockies was delayed in the bottom of the second inning because of what appeared to be a drone flying over Dodger Stadium. With Joc Pederson at the plate in a 1-1 game, a stadium security guard came running onto the field to stop play, directing the umpires’ […]

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Letters: The Dodgers have the fever, but let’s check again in October

The Dodgers are red hot! Somebody take their temperature ! Oh, wait a minute. They probably already did that. Joe KevanyMount Washington :: Andrew Friedman once again employs his usual double-speak in regard to the trading of Ross Stripling for the dreaded “PTBNL” (player to be named later). He claims he has the utmost respect […]

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Cody Bellinger returns to Dodgers lineup against Diamondbacks

Cody Bellinger will return to the Dodgers’ lineup Thursday after missing two games with an injury to his right lat area. The reigning National League MVP will play first base and bat fourth as the Dodgers look for a sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks at Dodger Stadium. Chris Taylor will start in center field. Bellinger […]

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Walker Buehler nearly flawless in Dodgers’ comeback win over Diamondbacks

In about a month, barring injury, the Dodgers will give the ball to Walker Buehler to survive another day or close out a three-game playoff series. They will seek the brilliance he has already displayed on the biggest stages in his young big league career, from division title tiebreaker to Game 3 of the 2018 […]

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