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  • Toddler recovering after being struck by baseball at Dodger Stadium [Updated]

     
    A 3-year-old girl who underwent surgery Tuesday for a fractured skull after being struck by a baseball hit into the stands during batting practice at Dodger Stadium is expected to recover. "The surgery went well and we anticipate a full......
  • Dodgers vs. the Marlins at Dodger Stadium today

     
    What exactly is a dodger, and would it win in a fight with a thrashing, razor-nosed marlin? Turns out our home team takes its name from its East Coast roots, where Brooklynites were known as “trolley dodgers.” Given their long tenure in the Echo...
  • Sports Legend Revealed: Was soccer once nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize?

     
    SOCCER/FOOTBALL LEGEND: The game of soccer/association football was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize! STATUS: True. On April 23, 2000, three people died (and many more were injured) when thousands of fans pushed their way into a packed stadium in......
  • Question of the day: Is Don Mattingly ready to manage in the major leagues? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around the Tribune Co. weigh in on the Dodgers' manager-in-waiting. Check back throughout the day for more responses, vote in the poll and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Phil Rogers, Chicago Tribune Is Don......
  • Cubs thumped by Dodgers again, on cusp of heartbreak

    Cubs thumped by Dodgers again, on cusp of heartbreak
    The volume was pumped up considerably Thursday night at the start of Game 2 of this National League Division Series at Wrigley Field, after Wednesday's crowd sat on its hands most of the night. "I thought it was a corporate crowd [Wednesday] night,"...
  • 3 year-old Recovering After Being Hit by Line Drive at Dodger Stadium

    3 year-old Recovering After Being Hit by Line Drive at Dodger Stadium
    LOS ANGELES -- A 3-year-old girl is recovering from surgery Tuesday for a fractured skull she suffered when she was struck by a baseball during batting practice at Dodger Stadium. Janelle Briseno is expected to make a full recovery. "The surgery went...
  • Cubs pay Father's Day tribute

    GLENDALE — The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players. Trevor Bell (Crescenta Valley High, 2005) Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim relief pitcher: Although his 1/3 of an inning pitched against the Chicago Cubs in a 12-1 loss on...
  • Dodgers' Top Homers Leave Previous Memories

    Dodgers' Top Homers Leave Previous Memories
    LOS ANGELES -- The chills were pure Gibson. The breathlessness was all Finley. In the history of the Dodgers' Hollywood homers, the blast was a little bit of each, lacking the history but equaling the histrionics. Said Dodgers team historian Mark...
  • NL West: Will the Dodgers or D-backs win the NL West?

    NATIONAL LEAGUE WEST LOS ANGELES DODGERS (84-78, 1st) MANAGER: Joe Torre (2nd season) PAYROLL: $92 million X-FACTOR: If Rafael Furcal's back cooperates, he should be the energizer at the top of the lineup he's always been. BEST CASE: Manny Ramirez...