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Photo Gallery: Dodgers 2009 NL West Division champs

Photos from 10/03/09: Courtesy Los Angeles Dodgers                                                               The Los Angeles Dodgers are getting ready to play some serious October baseball. The guys in blue clinched the National League West Division title for the second straight season on Saturday, by beating the Colorado Rockies 5-zip. Manny Ramirez and crew ended the regular season with a 5-3 victory over the Rockies last night. The Dodgers will swing into the play-offs on Wednesday, at Dodger Stadium, against the St. Louis Cardinals.  Go Dodgers!!!                                                                                   

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Snoop Dogg & the Dodgers Ticket Truck

Photo: Los Angeles Dodgers Hip Hop Star Snoop Dogg is a big time Dodgers fan. Yesterday, the entertainer took the new Dodgers Ticket Truck on its inaugural spin around Dodger Stadium. The Dodgers Ticket Truck is the first of its kind in Major League Baseball, according to a news release sent out by the team organization. Photo: Los Angeles Dodgers The mobile unit reportedly was designed to take Dodger tickets straight to the fans at concerts, parks, festivals, and throughout Southland neighborhoods. Dodgers President Dennis Mannion said: “The fan... Read More →

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Manny slams spectacular home run!

Photo: Los Angeles Dodgers Dodger slugger Manny Ramirez heads for home after hitting an amazing grand slam into the Dodger Stadium seats last night. And the home crowd went wild!  Ramirez was not in the line up because of a bruised left hand. He was called in to pinch-hit for pitcher Chad Billingsley. Manny helped power the Dodgers to a 6-2 win over the Cincinnati Reds. This is Ramirez’s 21st grand slam, which ranks him second to the legendary Lou Gehrig who holds the record with 23. Also, Ramirez now... Read More →

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Special Father’s Day event at Dodger Stadium

The Dodgers are hosting their Sixth Annual Father’s Day Catch at Dodger Stadium tomorrow. Families are invited to come out and spend some of the Father’s Day holiday out on the playing field.  As part of the free event, Dodger legends Tommy Davis, “Sweet Lou” Johnson, Ken Landreaux, Rudy Law, Al Downing, Bobby Castillo, and Jimmy Campanis will be there to “… offer Father’s Day wishes, pose for photographs, and sign autographs,”according to a press release sent out by the ball club. By the way, the Dodgers are playing the Los Angeles... Read More →

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Dodgers whoop it up after win over the Phillies!

Photo: Jon SooHoo/Los Angeles Dodgers Dodgers Andre Ethier had a slamming good time at Dodger Stadium today. Ethier’s second home run of the game, in the 12th inning, gave the Dodgers the 3-2 victory over Philadelphia. It was the outfielder’s second career walk-off homer. Ethier and Casey Blake are now the team’s lead home run hitters this season with nine each.

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Dodgers without Manny lose to the Nationals

It’s really no surprise that the Los Angeles Dodgers got beat 11-to-9 by the Washington Nationals last night at Dodger Stadium. The loss ended a record setting streak of 13 home wins to start the season. It came hours after a 50 game suspension of the team’s superstar player, Manny Ramirez, became headline news. So you can understand the boys in blue being a little shaken up and off their stride. Late yesterday at a news conference, Dodgers Manager Joe Torre and team General Manager Ned Colletti... Read More →

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The Dodgers speak out about Manny Ramirez’ suspension

A short while ago, the Dodgers released this statement about the 50 game suspension of star player Manny Ramirez for testing positive for a banned substance in a Major League Baseball drug test.   STATEMENT FROM THE LOS ANGELES DODGERS  LOS ANGELES, CA – Los Angeles Dodgers CEO Jamie McCourt issued the following statement in reaction to today’s statements from Major League Baseball, the Major League Baseball Players Association, and Manny Ramirez. “We share the disappointment felt by our fans, our players, and every member of our... Read More →

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Dodgers on a winning streak!

Photo: Jon SooHoo/Los Angeles Dodgers  The Los Angeles Dodgers rolled right over the Colorado Rockies yesterday in a 14-to-2 victory to extend their winning streak to eight straight games. In front of a spectator crowd of around 41,000 at Dodger Stadium, Matt Kemp hit a grand slam in the fifth inning scoring four runs. The center fielder was congratulated by teammates as shown in the photo. That was the first of two homers for Kemp in that game. The homeboys in blue are now in first place in the National League West.

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Dodgers Orlando Hudson hits his way into the record books

                                                Photo: Jon SooHoo/Los Angeles Dodgers     How sweet it is! Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Orlando Hudson celebrates after hitting a triple for a cycle, which launched him right into the record books yesterday. A cycle is a single, double, triple, and a home run in the same game. Hudson did it against the San Francisco Giants during the first home game of the 2009 season at Dodger Stadium. A crowd of more than 50,000 was on hand to see Hudson’s fantastic hitting spree. The last Dodgers player to hit... Read More →

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