A look at what’s happening around the majors Friday:
RINGING IN THE NEW SEASON
The Los Angeles Dodgers will raise the World Series flag for the first time since 1988 and will hand out...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda was memorialized during a private service Tuesday at Dodger Stadium before his burial.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Longtime baseball adviser, major league coach and former player Joe Amalfitano is calling it a career following 67 years in professional baseball.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tommy Lasorda, the fiery Hall of Fame manager who guided the Los Angeles Dodgers to two World Series titles and later became an ambassador for the sport he loved during his 71...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Growing more and more frail, Tommy Lasorda looked on from a suite at Globe Life Field in Texas, watching as the Los Angeles Dodgers clinched the World Series in Game 6 against...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Vignettes from the life and career of Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda. He died Thursday at age 93.
Pitcher Orel Hershiser, the 1988 World Series MVP...
Tommy Lasorda loved the game of baseball more than anything.
If it was somehow possible, he loved the Dodgers even more.
Lasorda lived his life wrapped in Dodger Blue, and when he...
Reaction to the death of Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda. He died Thursday at the age of 93:
“Tommy Lasorda was one of the finest managers our game has ever known. He loved life as a...
FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda has returned home after being hospitalized in Southern California for nearly two months.
One of my fondest baseball memories came just a few years ago when I got a chance to sit with Dodger royalty next to the third base dugout before a night game at Dodger Stadium.
ROME (AP) — When Mike Piazza was hired to manage Italy's national baseball team, one of the first people he shared the news with was Tommy Lasorda.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Adrián Beltré got one more tap on the top of the head from Elvis Andrus, and a visit by the person who brought the four-time All-Star third baseman up to the major leagues...
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida say the brother of legendary Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda has been killed in a car crash involving a police officer.
The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said in an email that 83-year-old Joseph Lasorda made a left turn in front of an unmarked Boca Raton police SUV driven by 30-year-old Sgt. Doug Immler on Thursday night. The accident report says Immler had a green light.
Lasorda was taken to Delray Medical Center, where he died.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The hottest World Series game on record drew some pretty cool customers to Dodger Stadium.
George Lopez shook off the 103-degree heat to wave a huge Dodger flag from on top of the home team's dugout. Fellow comedian Jerry Seinfeld was there to watch, as was Lady Gaga.
Dodger royalty was well represented by a pair of nonagenarians in Tommy Lasorda and Don Newcombe, and one soon to be in Vin Scully. Jackie Robinson's widow, Rachel, threw out the ceremonial first pitch.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — As the Dodgers head into Game 1 of the NL Championship Series, the Los Angeles City Council has honored former manager Tommy Lasorda with a celebration of his recent 90th birthday.
Council members praised Lasorda during Friday's meeting and presented him a certificate of appreciation.
Lasorda said he feels like he was born in Los Angeles and thinks of himself as a real Angeleno.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shortly before the Los Angeles Dodgers tried to clinch the NL West on Friday night, they threw a party.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Vin Scully returned to Dodger Stadium on Wednesday, cracking jokes and telling stories as if he had never left.
Scully was back at the ballpark to become the 11th inductee into the Dodgers ring of honor prior to a game against the San Francisco Giants. Scully retired last year following his 67th season broadcasting the team's games.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda was at Dodger Stadium on Tuesday for Game 3 of the NL Championship Series, a day after being released from a hospital.
The 89-year-old former manager who currently serves as senior adviser to chairman Mark Walter left a hospital on Monday after a 10-day stay caused by back and shoulder issues in addition to an extensive checkup.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - Staring out at their families and tens of thousands of fans who hung on every word, Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza were inducted Sunday into the Baseball Hall of Fame in a ceremony tinged with tears all around.
"I stand up here humbled and overwhelmed," Griffey said. "I can't describe how it feels."
The two became a piece of history on their special day. Griffey, the first pick of the 1987 amateur draft, became the highest pick ever inducted....