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Dodgers Nation Wishes Don Mattingly A Happy 53rd Birthday!

Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly is in his fourth season as skipper of the Dodgers after serving as their hitting coach beginning in July of 2008. Prior to joining the Dodgers, Mattingly was the hitting coach for the New York Yankees from 2004-2006 and became a bench coach in 2007. As a hitting coach, Mattingly's influence on both teams' hitting was evident by their rise in production, which placed ...

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Dodgers Highlight Of The Week: Puig Makes Defensive Plays Vs. Giants

Los Angeles Dodgers right-fielder Yasiel Puig made a pair of defensive plays during the bottom of the second inning in a 2-1 win over the San Francisco Giants on Thursday. The first of the two was a product of an initial fielding error by Puig. With one out and Brandon Belt on first, Brandon Hicks hit what seemed to be a routine fly ball to right field. As the wind forced the 23-year-old to shift to his rig ...

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VIDEO: Josh Beckett Gets First Win At Dodger Stadium

Your browser does not support iframes. One week after the Los Angeles Dodgers completed a seven-player trade with the Boston Red Sox, Josh Beckett made his first start Dodger Stadium against the Arizona Diamondbacks. In the trade, the Dodgers added roughly $275 million in salary as part of an aggressive move to make a push for postseason play. Beckett's first start in a Dodger uniform resulted in a loss for ...

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Flashback Friday: Dodgers Defeat Yankees In 1981 World Series

Your browser does not support iframes. By 1981, the New York Yankees and Los Angeles Dodgers had met in the World Series a total of eleven times with the Dodgers becoming World Series champions in just four of these meetings. In 1981, the Dodgers clinched one of the four titles and managed to comeback after being down two games by winning four consecutive games to win the World Series. The Yankees starting ...

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VIDEO: Yasiel Puig Makes An Over The Shoulder Catch Vs. Giants

Your browser does not support iframes. It's been a difficult two games for the Los Angeles Dodgers who saw Kenley Jansen blow another save on Tuesday, ultimately losing the game in the 12th inning, and after tying the game in the sixth inning of Wednesday's game, gave up another run and suffered a second consecutive loss. Yasiel Puig didn't start on Wednesday, though he entered the game in the bottom of the ...

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Throwback Thursday: Steve Finley’s Walk-Off Grand Slam Vs. Giants

Your browser does not support iframes. The Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants have played plenty of heated, classic games, and one of the more memorable ones came on the second to last day of the regular season in 2004. The Dodgers were hosting the Giants for the second game of a three-game series and began the bottom of the ninth trailing, 3-0. Shawn Green got the rally started with a leadoff sin ...

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Dodger Yasiel Puig’s Chilling Journey to the United States (Video)

It’s not an easy road for any baseball player to make it to the Major Leagues here in the US.  And up until now, Yasiel Puig’s story has been somewhat of a mystery.  In May’s Issue of Los Angeles Magazine, writer Jesse Katz uncovers the chilling story of Puig’s past in Cuba and his journey to the Dodgers. Katz’s feature gives us new insight into Puig’s dark background and understanding behind Puig’s persona ...

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VIDEO: Carl Crawford And Chone Figgins Discuss Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

Your browser does not support iframes. Sixty-seven years after Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier playing for the Brooklyn Dodgers, the Los Angeles Dodgers were on the field against their storied rival, San Francisco Giants. Robinson played one season with Kansas City Monarchs in the Negro Baseball League. Dodgers president Branch Rickey convinced Robinson to sign with the Dodgers, becoming the first A ...

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VIDEO: Juan Uribe Hits A Home Run Off Giants Pitcher Tim Lincecum

Your browser does not support iframes. The Los Angeles Dodgers were on the road, looking to win their fourth straight as they began a three-game set with the San Francisco Giants on Jackie Robinson Day in MLB. Giants starter Tim Lincecum got through the first inning with relative ease and was working his way through another inning in the second, retiring Yasiel Puig and Andre Ethier. Former Giant and teamma ...

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Video: Tommy Lasorda Speaks About Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

Your browser does not support iframes. All throughout Major League Baseball today, players will donning the number 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson. On this day 67 years ago, Robinson became the first black man to participate in an MLB game when he took the field for the Brooklyn Dodgers. Since that iconic day, Robinson cemented himself in baseball history by being extremely successful and setting a standard ...

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