This is the April 18, 2013 news archive. View today's Dodgers rumors and news.

LA Dodgers News and Rumors

Padres CEO apologizes for 'Rain Man' comment

Padres CEO apologizes for 'Rain Man' comment

CNNSI.com Updated Apr 18, 2013
SAN DIEGO -- San Diego Padres President and CEO Tom Garfinkel has apologized to the Los Angeles Dodgers for comments he made about Zack Greinke the day after the pitcher's left collarbone was broken in a brawl, including referencing the right-hander's s…
Upvote Share Tweet
  • Analysts Fault Both Sides in Mound-Charging Incident

    Analysts Fault Both Sides in Mound-Charging Incident

    nytimes.com Apr 18, 2013
    Quirks of the game: Carlos Quentin led his league last year in being hit by pitches. What made him charge Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke after being hit again?
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Chris Capuano aggravated calf injury during Greinke-Quentin fig…

    Chris Capuano aggravated calf injury during Greinke-Quentin fight

    yahoo.com Apr 18, 2013
    Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Chris Capuano is a smart person, probably one of the smartest in Major League Baseball, having graduated Duke with a degree in economics. But he's also a teammate who is duty bound to come to a colleague's aid in a time of cr…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Padres CEO Blames Zack Greinke For Brawl, Likens Him To Rain Ma…

    Padres CEO Blames Zack Greinke For Brawl, Likens Him To Rain Man

    deadspin.com Apr 18, 2013
    Yahoo has obtained an audio clip of San Deigo Padres CEO Tom Garfinkel saying dumb things about Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke to a group of Padres season ticket holders. Greinke had his collarbone broken when Padres outfielder Carlos Quentin needlessly c…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Judges announced for Honorary Bat Girl contest

    Judges announced for Honorary Bat Girl contest

    MLB.com Apr 18, 2013
    Alex Gordon of the Royals, Matt Kemp of the Dodgers, Andrew McCutchen of the Pirates and CC Sabathia of the Yankees are among guest judges announced for the ongoing Honorary Bat Girl Contest, which encourages fans to share "Going to Bat Against Bre…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Youth being served among pitching elite

    Youth being served among pitching elite

    MLB.com Apr 18, 2013
    This is taking shape as a golden age of pitchers. Everywhere you look across the Major League landscape, you'll find extraordinary young talents, already fully evolved artistically in special cases such as the Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw, the Nationals' St…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Mike Piazza prepares for role in upcoming Miami City Ballet pro…

    Mike Piazza prepares for role in upcoming Miami City Ballet production

    yahoo.com Apr 18, 2013
    We're not sure 16 major league seasons crouching behind the plate is the best preparation for a stint in ballet, but former Dodgers, Marlins and Mets great Mike Piazza will give it a shot anyway when he takes the stage for the Miami City Ballet next mon…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Padres homer thrice to sweep Dodgers

    Padres homer thrice to sweep Dodgers

    MLB.com Apr 18, 2013
    Everth Cabrera, Kyle Blanks and Chris Denorfia each homered off Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw on Wednesday night to lead the Padres to a 7-2 victory and a series sweep in Los Angeles.
    Upvote Share Tweet

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Must-See TV: 17 games that highlight 2013 schedule

    Apr 18
    There will always be differing opinions on what makes for must-see TV, but now that the 2013 NFL schedule is ours for the anticipating, here are the 17 games in the league's 17-week regular season that I can't wait to see.
  • NFL - These matchups highlight 2013 schedule

    Apr 18
    Both new and old rivalries dot an exciting 2013 NFL schedule, writes John Clayton.
  • Lawrence Frank fired by Detroit Pistons, sources

    Apr 18
    The Detroit Pistons, as widely expected, have fired coach Lawrence Frank, according to sources close to the situation.
  • Pistons oust coach Frank after two seasons

    Apr 18
    The Detroit Pistons, as widely expected, have fired coach Lawrence Frank, according to sources close to the situation.