Monday, May 07, 2018

Diamondbacks Series Starts on Tuesday - Pregame Info and Other Stuff!

The next homestand starts this coming Tuesday against the Arizona Diamondbacks.  Below are some odds and ends for this upcoming homestand. Here are some important links:

Tuesday, May 8th at 7:10 PM
TV: SportsNet LA, SNLA Spanish
Radio: AM 570 LA Sports, KTNQ 1020

Dodgers Blog Kiosk: 5/7/2018 - Dodgers Links - Some Odds and Ends

Fernando was the only choice to throw out the ceremonial first pitch to begin the Mexico Series between the Padres and Dodgers. Per Jesse Sanchez at
"Fernando deserved to throw out the first pitch and many more things because of who he is," said Jarrin, who famously served as Valenzuela's interpreter. "He's so popular in Mexico and he's so popular in this city. People still scream his name in Los Angeles when they show his image, and he's so beloved everywhere he goes. It is the perfect way to start this series."
Photo above via Jon SooHoo/LA Dodgers 2018 at Dodger Insider. Below are more links to check out:

2018 Topps Now - #171 - The Combined No No

On Friday the Dodgers did something remarkable. Not only did they hammer out nine hits for four runs (a rarity these days), but also threw their very first franchise combined no-hitter -- just the 12th ever in Major League history and 23rd no no in Dodgers' franchise history.