The Dodgers conclude their second homestand of the season with a three-game series against the San Diego Padres tomorrow, April 29 (RHP Cesar Vargas vs. LHP Alex Wood), Saturday, April 30 (RHP Colin Rea vs. RHP Ross Stripling) and Sunday, May 1 (LHP Drew Pomeranz vs. LHP Clayton Kershaw). Tomorrow's contest against San Diego takes place at 7:10 p.m. with auto gates opening at 4:40 p.m. and stadium gates opening at 5:10 p.m., Saturday's game time is 6:10 p.m. with auto gates opening at 3:40 p.m. and stadium gates at 4:10 p.m. The final game of the series against the Padres Sunday takes place at 1:10 p.m. with auto gates opening at 10:40 a.m. and stadium gates at 11:10 a.m. Tickets for games tomorrow through Sunday are available and can be purchased by calling 866-DODGERS or by visiting www.dodgers.com/tickets.
Kenta Maeda along with teammates Yasmani Grandal and Yasiel Puig, Dodger manager Dave Roberts and Hall of Famer Jaime Jarrín will sign autographs for donations in the left-field plaza Tuesday in an effort to raise funds that will go toward earthquake relief in Japan and Ecuador. Both countries recently suffered devastating earthquakes, causing massive damage and loss of life. Auto gates open at 4:40 p.m. Tuesday, stadium gates open at 5:10 p.m. and fans are encouraged to arrive early. The players will sign autographs from approximately 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
The Dodgers and Univision Los Angeles today announced a three-year partnership that will make Univision Radio KTNQ 1020 AM the Spanish-language flagship station of the Dodgers' radio network through the 2018 season. Hall of Fame broadcaster and "the Spanish Voice of the Dodgers" Jaime Jarrín returns to the broadcast booth for his 58th season alongside son Jorge Jarrín, who joins Jaime in the booth for the second season on Univision Radio KTNQ 1020 AM. The Jarríns are the only father-son broadcasting team in MLB Spanish-language radio.
Viva Los Dodgers presented by State Farm and Time Warner Cable, now in its seventh season, will kick off tomorrow, April 17 at 3:05 p.m. prior to the 5:05 p.m. game against the San Francisco Giants. Auto gates open at 2:35 p.m. and Viva Los Dodgers takes place at the historic 76 station. All-Star Dodger first baseman Adrian Gonzalez will kick off this season's Viva Los Dodgers program with a special appearance from approximately 3:15 p.m. to 3:35 p.m.
Opening Week presented by Bank of America concludes with a three-game series against San Francisco tomorrow, April 15 (LHP Madison Bumgarner vs. LHP Clayton Kershaw), Saturday, April 16 (RHP Johnny Cueto vs. LHP Scott Kazmir) and Sunday, April 17 (RHP Jeff Samardzija vs. RHP Kenta Maeda). Tomorrow's contest against the Giants takes place at 7:10 p.m. with auto gates opening at 4:40 p.m. and stadium gates opening at 5:10 p.m. Saturday's game is at 6:10 p.m. with auto gates opening at 3:40 p.m. and stadium gates at 4:10 p.m. The series finale against the Giants will begin at 5:05 p.m. with auto gates opening at 2:35 p.m. and stadium gates at 3:05 p.m. Tickets for all games against San Francisco are available and can be purchased by calling 866-DODGERS or by visiting www.dodgers.com/tickets.
SportsNet LA, the exclusive 24/7 TV network of the Los Angeles Dodgers, today announced the network will premiere Dodgermentary: The Lasorda Chronicles, a comprehensive four-part documentary that allows fans to intimately experience Tommy Lasorda's life both on and off the field through rarely seen footage, special interviews and extraordinary untold stories. Longtime Dodgers fan and Emmy Award-winning actor and Academy Award nominee, Bryan Cranston, narrates Dodgermentary: The Lasorda Chronicles, which debuts Saturday, April 16th at 10:00 p.m. PT.
The Los Angeles Dodgers today reinstated catcher Yasmani Grandal (right forearm tightness) and infielder Howie Kendrick (strained left calf) from the 15-day disabled list, while placing infielder/outfielder Scott Van Slyke on the 15-day disabled list with low back irritation (retroactive to April 10).
Opening Week presented by Bank of America, the first homestand of the year that officially kicks off the 2016 season, begins with Opening Day at Dodger Stadium tomorrow, April 12. The Dodgers will face the Arizona Diamondbacks at 1:10 p.m. (LHP Patrick Corbin vs. RHP Kenta Maeda). Auto and stadium gates open early at 10:00 a.m. Opening Day pregame entertainment throughout the stadium begins at 10:00 a.m. and on-field pregame ceremonies begin at 12:15 p.m. Opening Day is sold out. The Dodgers encourage fans to carpool, arrive early and utilize transportation alternatives that serve Union Station and will connect them to the Dodger Stadium Express which will operate starting at 10:10 a.m.