Clearly, sports-mad Australia loved having the world’s best baseball players in Sydney. So did their rugby, cricket, soccer and Aussie Rules football stars who took time to mingle with Kershaw and Puig, among others, for photo shoots.
Suspensions to eight players and a controversial swimming pool incident following last season’s NL West clincher helped expand a growing rivalry between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks.
The Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks are getting the kinks out in a series of workouts at the Sydney Cricket Ground, site of this weekend’s season-opening Major League Baseball two-game series.
The Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks have arrived in Australia for their Major League Baseball season-opening series this weekend after 15-hour flights from the U.S. west coast.
Clayton Kershaw and Hyun-Jin Ryu will be the Dodgers’ starting pitchers in their two-game season-opening series in Australia against the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Didi Gregorious doubled in two runs and Paul Goldschmidt added an RBI double in the Arizona Diamondbacks split-squad’s 5-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday.
Matt Cain pitched three shutout innings in his first start of the spring and Pablo Sandoval hit a pair of RBI singles as the San Francisco Giants defeated the Los Angeles Angels 3-2 Wednesday.
Garrett Richards threw three shutout innings, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 3-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday.
Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Carl Crawford did not play Thursday’spring training game against the Arizona Diamondbacks because of tightness in his right quadriceps.
Hall of Fame announcer Vin Scully will travel to Australia to call the Dodgers’ opening series against the Arizona Diamondbacks.
The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have sent power-hitting first baseman Mark Trumbo to the Arizona Diamondbacks in a three-team deal with the Chicago White Sox.
The Los Angeles Dodgers soaked everyone in sight with champagne in the clubhouse. Many players raced back out for a celebratory dip in Arizona’s Chase Field swimming pool.
Juan Uribe and Adrian Gonzalez homered, Zack Greinke pitched six strong innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers inched closer to clinching the NL West title with a 9-3 rout of the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.
Paul Goldschmidt hit a two-run home run in the first inning and Trevor Cahill and three relievers made it stand up in Arizona’s 2-1 win over Los Angeles on Monday night.
Scott Van Slyke connected on a pinch-hit 2-run shot to left in the 11th inning to lift the Dodgers over the Diamondbacks 5-3.