Opening Day

A general view of Dodger Stadium is seen during the first pitch of the game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Francisco Giants on April 13, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. The Dodgers defeated the Giants 11-1.  (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

LAPD To Increase Security For Dodgers’ Home Opener Tuesday

The Los Angeles Police Department is taking extra steps to increase security at Dodger Stadium Tuesday as the “Boys in Blue” take on the Pittsburgh Pirates in their home opener.

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Old Stadium, New Owners Highlight Dodgers Opener

Opening day at Dodger Stadium is uncommonly important in Southern California, standing for generations as a daylong celebration of the franchise that put Los Angeles on the national sports map back in 1958.


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Calling All Angels! Join The OC Register’s ‘News Mob’ Opening Weekend!

You may have heard of “flash mobs” or “cash mobs.” Throughout the day Friday and into the weekend, The Orange County Register is unveiling the first-ever “News Mob” in Friday’s newspaper, online and through its smartphone and iPad apps to celebrate Opening Day of Angels baseball season!

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/06/2012

SAN DIEGO, CA - APRIL 5 : Matt Kemp #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers is congratulated by teammate Andre Ethier #16 after hitting a home run during the eighth inning  in the home opener against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park on April 5, 2012 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Magic Watches Kemp Lift Dodgers Past Padres On Opening Day

With Magic Johnson and Frank McCourt watching from next to the dugout, the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Diego Padres 5-3 Thursday even though reigning NL Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw left after three innings with the flu.


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Angels Fans Anticipating Pujols’ Debut Against Royals

Albert Pujols sat back contentedly in his chair in front of his new locker between Erick Aybar and Mark Trumbo on Thursday, eating a big plate of melon slices while his new teammates joked about the Masters and the Red Sox game on television.


SAN DIEGO, CA - APRIL 5 : Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitches during the first inning against the San Diego Padres in the home opener at Petco Park on April 5, 2012 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Kershaw Leaves Game After 3 Shutout Innings With Stomach Flu

The reigning Cy Young winner Clayton Kershaw left the game after throwing three scoreless innings due to the stomach flu.


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Kershaw Ready For Opening Day In San Diego

After making plenty of news off the field this spring, the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres are ready to play ball.


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Change Is In The Air As Dodgers Get Ready For Opening Day

The Dodgers head into a new season nearing the end of the Frank McCourt era, with a sale of the team scheduled to be finalized by the end of April.


San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow was severely beaten in the parking lot of Dodger Stadium in March 2011. (credit: Facebook)

Bryan Stow Moves Into New Rehab Facility Following Surgery

San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow is continuing to make progress after he was beaten into a coma at Dodger Stadium on opening day last year.

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DA Won’t File Charges Against Accused Stow Beating Accomplice

The District Attorney’s Office has decided not to file charges against Dorene Sanchez, who was initially arrested with the two suspects in the beating of Giants fan Bryan Stow at Dodger Stadium on opening day.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/10/2011

(L-R) Alan Rickman, Tom Felton, Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Matthew Lewis attend the New York premiere of 'Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 2' at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center on July 11, 2011 in New York City. (credit: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

‘Harry Potter’ Has Record-Breaking 1st Day With $92M

Harry Potter has cast his biggest spell yet with a record-breaking first day at the box office for his final film.


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Man Suspected In Dodger Stadium Beating Sent To Prison For Parole Violation

The man suspected in the beating of a San Francisco Giants fan outside Dodger Stadium on opening day was ordered Monday to spend 10 months in prison for violating his parole.

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Attorney: Suspect In Bryan Stow Beating Has An Alibi

An attorney for 31-year-old Giovanni Ramirez, the only named suspect in the brutal beating of San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow, says his client has an alibi.


San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow was severely beaten in the parking lot of Dodger Stadium in March 2011. (credit: Facebook)

Attacked Giants Fan Remains Under Heavy Sedation

The San Francisco Giants fan who was severely beaten outside Dodger Stadium remains in a medically induced coma and under heavy sedation after suffering seizures over the weekend.


Los Angeles Police Department officers patrol Los Angeles Dodger Stadium prior to the start of the St. Louis Cardinals and Los Angeles Dodgers baseball game on April 14, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Dodger Stadium’s First Night With Stricter Security Ends Peacefully

Los Angeles police officers handed out 46 citations Thursday night as part of the new, stricter security measures at Dodger Stadium.