Dodgers pitcher David Price said on Saturday that he would opt out of playing this season due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Los Angeles Dodgers conducted their first official Summer Camp workout Friday at Dodger Stadium to prepare for the coronavirus-delayed start of the season.
The positive tests occurred among 19 of the 30 teams, according to results of the samples sent to the Sports Medicine Research and Testing Laboratory in South Jordan, Utah. There were 3,185 samples collected and tested through the first week of intake testing.
The COVID-19 pandemic, which has already disrupted the entire sports world, has forced league officials to rule out an all-star game for the first time since World War II.
"Some people" in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization have tested positive for the coronavirus, President of Baseball Operations Andrew Friedman said, but was not more specific.
Major League Baseball issued a 60-game schedule Tuesday night that will start July 23 or 24 in empty ballparks as the sport tries to push ahead amid the coronavirus following months of acrimony.
MLB players hoped to play through until at least November, but owners believe the already-shortened season should only go on until October. Dr. Anthony Fauci said the major leagues would be wise to wrap up the postseason in September.
Baseball players told Major League Baseball additional talks to start the season during the coronavirus pandemic are futile and said owners should order a return to work, which likely would spark lengthy litigation and the sport’s return to labor wars.
On Wednesday night, the Dodgers and families across Los Angeles shined their lights into the sky at 9:00 pm for 8 minutes and 46 seconds in recognition and to honor the memory of George Floyd.
Major League Baseball will look somewhat like high school ball this year under protocols to deal with the new coronavirus, with showers at ballparks discouraged and players possibly arriving in uniform, like they did when they were teenagers.
Major League Baseball operations had been previously suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and it was unclear when, and if, gameplay would resume in 2020.
Under 1% of Major League Baseball employees tested positive for antibodies to COVID-19, the illness caused by the new coronavirus. Results were based on about 5,600 completed records from employees of 26 clubs.
A charity founded by Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw and his wife announced that more than $85,000 has been raised within two weeks to benefit organizations in Los Angeles and Dallas that arehelping people affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
It is unclear how the Major League Baseball draft will look or when it will take place.
Legendary retired Dodger broadcaster Vin Scully is back home Saturday night, recuperating from injuries suffered during a fall, and thanking Los Angeles County firemen and his hospital care providers.
A Dodgers fan who was hospitalized with a serious brain injury after being attacked in one of the stadium parking lots after a 2019 home game is suing the team, alleging the lighting was poor and security was lacking.
The Los Angeles Dodgers, Smart & Final, and the LA Dodgers Foundation teamed up on Thursday to surprise customers in Watts by paying for their grocery bills.
Legendary retired Dodger broadcaster Vin Scully was in a hospital Thursday recuperating from injuries suffered during a fall in his home.
The Boston Red Sox were stripped of their second-round pick in this year’s amateur draft by Major League Baseball for sign stealing in 2018 and former manager Alex Cora was suspended through the 2020 postseason for his previous conduct as bench coach with the Houston Astros.
Arizona’s advantage is 10 spring training ballparks plus the Arizona Diamondbacks’ Chase Field all within about 50 miles. Florida’s spring training ballparks are spread by as much as 220 miles.