2018 Spring Training

DODGERS ANNOUNCE 2018 SPRING TRAINING SCHEDULE

Season tickets, mini-plans, and group outings are on sale now at Dodgers.com/Spring

LOS ANGELES –The Los Angeles Dodgers today announced their 33-game 2018 Spring Training schedule, with their 10th season of Cactus League play beginning on Friday, Feb. 23 against the Chicago White Sox at Camelback Ranch – Glendale.

The Dodgers will play 17 of their 30 Cactus League games at Camelback Ranch – Glendale, including 15 as the designated home team. Camelback Ranch – Glendale will host Dodger home games on both days of St. Patrick’s Day Weekend – Saturday, March 17 vs. the White Sox and Sunday, March 18 vs. the Padres – while other popular dates are expected to be Saturday, Feb. 24 against the Giants, Saturday night, March 10 against the Cubs and Thursday night, March 22 against the Angels.

The club has at least one home game during each of the five Cactus League weekends, providing fans ample opportunity to make the five-hour drive or one-hour flight to the desert. Camelback Ranch features a state-of-the-art ballpark, six practice fields on the Dodger side, including a replica Dodger Stadium field, fan photo elements commemorating Dodger history, walking trails, an orange grove and a five-acre lake.

After returning from Arizona, the club will conclude its exhibition schedule with the three-game Freeway Series against the Angels, including a game in Anaheim on Sunday, March 25 and two games at Dodger Stadium on Monday, March 26 and Tuesday, March 27.

Season tickets, mini-plans, group tickets and suites are all available now atwww.Dodgers.com/Springor by calling (623) 302-5099, with tickets starting as low as $10. Single-game Spring Training tickets go on sale on Friday, January 5, 2018 and a full schedule of promotions is available atwww.camelbackranchbaseball.com.

The Dodgers’ full 2018 Cactus League schedule is below. All game dates and opponents are subject to change.

Los Angeles Dodgers

2018 Spring Training Schedule

DateDayOpponentLocationGame Time
2/23/18FridayCWSGlendale1:05 PM
2/24/18SaturdaySFGlendale1:05 PM
@ KCSurprise1:05 PM
2/25/18Sunday@ SEAPeoria1:10 PM
2/26/18Monday@ TEXSurprise1:05 PM
2/27/18TuesdayTEXGlendale1:05 PM
2/28/18Wednesday@ SDPeoria1:10 PM
3/1/18ThursdayCLEGlendale1:05 PM
3/2/18Friday@ CWSGlendale1:05 PM
3/3/18SaturdayARIGlendale1:05 PM
3/4/18Sunday@ SFScottsdale1:05 PM
3/5/18MondayCLEGlendale1:05 PM
3/6/18Tuesday@ CHCMesa1:05 PM
3/7/18Wednesday@ LAATempe1:10 PM
3/8/18Thursday@ CLEGoodyear6:08 PM
3/9/18FridayKC (ss)Glendale1:05 PM
3/10/18SaturdayCHC (ss)Glendale7:05 PM
3/11/18Sunday@ COL (ss)Salt River1:10 PM
3/12/18MondayMILGlendale1:05 PM
3/13/18TuesdayOff Day
3/14/18WednesdayCOLGlendale7:05 PM
3/15/18ThursdayKCGlendale1:05 PM
3/16/18Friday@ ARISalt River1:10 PM
3/17/18Saturday@ CWSGlendale1:05 PM
3/18/18SundaySDGlendale1:05 PM
@ MILMaryvale1:05 PM
3/19/18MondayOAKGlendale7:05 PM
3/20/18Tuesday@ OAKMesa1:05 PM
3/21/18WednesdayOff Day
3/22/18ThursdayLAAGlendale7:05 PM
3/23/18Friday@ KC (ss)Surprise1:05 PM
3/24/18SaturdayCWSGlendale12:05 PM
3/25/18Sunday@ LAAAnaheim6:07 PM
3/26/18MondayLAALos Angeles7:10 PM
3/27/18TuesdayLAALos Angeles7:10 PM

All game times are local and subject to change

(ss) – Split Squad

 

 

Here is just about everything you need to know about Spring Training at Camelback Ranch 2018.

STADIUM ADDRESS:          

Los Angeles Dodgers

Camelback Ranch–Glendale

10712 West Camelback Road

Phoenix, AZ 85037

Phone (623) 302-5400

DIRECTIONS:  Take the Loop 101 (Agua Fria Loop) to the Camelback Road exit and head west. Make a right on 111th St./Ballpark Blvd. into Camelback Ranch-Glendale. Media parking is located adjacent to the press box.

HOTELS:

Marriott Springhill Suites Glendale

4.1 miles from Camelback Ranch

7370 North Zanjero Boulevard

Glendale, AZ 85305

T: (623) 772-9200

http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/phxgl-springhill-suites-phoenix-glendale/

Renaissance Glendale Hotel & Spa

4.0 miles from Camelback Ranch

9495 W. Coyotes Boulevard

Glendale, Arizona 85305

T: (623) 937-3700

http://www.renaissanceglendale.com/contact.php

Homewood Suites by Hilton Avondale

4.4 miles from Camelback Ranch

11450 West Hilton Way

Avondale AZ 85323

T: 623.882.3315

http://www.hilton.com/search/hw/us/az/avondale?WT.srch=1

Wigwam Golf Resort and Spa

5.0 miles from Camelback Ranch

300 Wigwam Boulevard

Litchfield Park, AZ 85340

T: (623) 935-3811

http://www.wigwamresort.com/

REPORT DATES:  Pitchers and catchers report on February 15 and their first workout will be on February 16. Position players report on February 20 and the first full-squad workout will be on February 21. Please note that Camelback Ranch will not be open to the media until report date on Wednesday, February 15.

PHOTO DAY: Friday, February 24, 7:00 a.m.

BATTING PRACTICE:       Afternoon Games (1:05 p.m. starts):

Dodger BP: Until 11:15 a.m.

Visitor BP: 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Visitor Infield: 12:20 p.m.-12:30 p.m.

Dodger Infield: 12:30 p.m.-12:40 p.m.

Night Games (7:05 p.m. starts):

Dodger BP: Until 5:15 p.m.

Visitor BP: 5:15 p.m.-6:15 p.m.

Visitor Infield: 6:20 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Dodger Infield: 6:30 p.m.-6:40 p.m.

MINOR LEAGUE REPORTING DATES: All minor league players will hold their first full-squad workout on March 6.

DODGERS ANNOUNCE 2018 SPRING TRAINING RADIO BROADCAST SCHEDULE

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers today announced their 2018 Spring Training radio broadcast schedule with 16 broadcasts in English on AM 570 LA Sports and eight Spanish-language broadcasts on Univision Radio’s KTNQ 1020 AM.

Both AM 570 and KTNQ 1020 will carry the Dodgers’ Cactus League opener on Feb. 23 against the White Sox, and will also close out the spring slate by broadcasting all three Freeway Series games against the Angels March 25-27.

AM 570 LA Sports’ Spring Training Dodgers programming will once again include Dodger Talk, which will air each weeknight hosted by David Vassegh and will showcase all the latest Dodgers news, key highlights and exclusive interviews with Dodger players and coaches. Vassegh will be on-site in Glendale, Arizona providing daily analysis, special reports and exclusive interviews throughout Spring Training to other AM 570 LA Sports shows including Dodgers pre-game with Tim Cates, Lunchtime with Roggin & Rodney (noon-2 p.m.) and the Petros & Money Show (2 p.m.-7 p.m.).

The Dodgers’ 2018 Spring Training broadcast schedule is attached.

The Dodgers’ Spring Training information can be found by visiting www.dodgers.com/Spring.

SPECTRUM SPORTSNET LA 2018 SPRING TRAINING COVERAGE TO INCLUDE 20 LIVE TELEVISED DODGER GAMES

El Segundo, CA – February 8, 2018 – Spectrum SportsNet LA will lead off its comprehensive live 2018 Dodgers Spring Training coverage on Access SportsNet: Dodgers on Tuesday, February 13, as the pitchers and catchers report to Camelback Ranch in Arizona. SportsNet LA’s live spring game coverage will begin Friday, February 23 when the Dodgers open their Cactus League schedule vs. the Chicago White Sox at 12:05 pm PST.

SportsNet LA will air 20 games, including live Dodgers games every Saturday and Sunday throughout spring training. The Saturday schedule will feature multiple matchups against the Chicago White Sox, as well as contests against the Giants, Cubs and Diamondbacks. Sunday matchups will feature games against the Mariners, Giants, Rockies and Padres. SportsNet LA will also televise all three of the “Freeway Series” exhibition games against the Angels from March 25 – 27.

SportsNet LA’s live Dodgers Spring Training studio programming will include the network’s flagship program, Access SportsNetDodgers, providing complete coverage of the club’s quest to return to the World Series. Access SportsNet: Dodgers will showcase all the latest Dodgers news, highlights and exclusive interviews with Dodgers players, coaches and staff throughout spring training.

Access SportsNet: Dodgers will again be hosted by John Hartung and Alanna Rizzo, with feature analysis from Orel HershiserNomar GarciaparraJerry Hairston Jr. and Ned Colletti.  Rizzo will be onsite in Arizona to provide daily analysis, special reports and exclusive interviews from Camelback Ranch.

SportsNet LA’s signature series, Backstage: Dodgers, will again take fans behind the scenes with their favorite team throughout spring training. Backstage: Dodgers will debut its first spring training episode on Wednesday, March 14 following Access SportsNet: Dodgers.

SportsNet LA’s spring game telecasts will be called by multiple broadcast teams, led by Joe Davis and Dodger great Orel Hershiser. Veteran Dodger broadcasters Charley SteinerRick MondayJohn HartungNomar GarciaparraJerry Hairston Jr. and Ned Colletti will also call games during spring training.

The 2018 Spectrum SportsNet LA Dodgers Spring Training Broadcast Schedule is available here.

Spectrum SportsNet LA is the exclusive 24/7 TV home of the Los Angeles Dodgers that takes fans behind the scenes and offers in-depth access into the organization, providing an immersive experience with never-before-seen content and thousands of hours of comprehensive Dodgers programming. More information on the network is available at sportsnetla.com.

About Spectrum Networks

Spectrum Networks is a series of 24/7 news and sports networks owned and operated by Charter Communications, Inc., a leading broadband communications company and the second largest cable operator in the United States. Spectrum Networks carry distinct, comprehensive, and exclusive local programming on 31 networks across 12 states. More information on the network is available at spectrumsportsnet.com.

2018 SPRING TRAINING UPDATE

THE FACILITY:  The Dodgers’ complex at Camelback Ranch–Glendale includes six practice fields as well as the stadium. The award-winning facility, which the Dodgers share with the Chicago White Sox, includes a total of more than 118,000 square feet of Major and Minor League clubhouse space, 13 full baseball fields and three half-fields. It is one of the largest in the Cactus League with a capacity of 13,000, which includes 3,000 lawn seats, 12 luxury suites and a party deck. The site also features picturesque walking trails, landscaped grounds, an orange grove, two ponds and a lake.

DESERT HOME:  2018 marks the 10th year the Dodgers will play their Spring Training home games at Camelback Ranch-Glendale. Last season, the Dodgers established a Camelback Ranch–Glendale record for the third year in a row, in total (165,911) attendance in 17 home dates. Two new shade canopies have been added on the first base concourse and will offer fans more shaded seat options, most notably in the Baseline Terrace sections. Also new in 2018, CR-G debuts a 30’ x 50’ Daktronics videoboard in right-center field. The new high definition videoboard will provide fans with a dramatic upgrade to the visual and interactive experience during spring training games.

2018 SPRING SCHEDULE:  The Dodgers will open their Spring Training schedule on Friday, February 23 against the Chicago White Sox at Glendale, which is a home game. The Dodgers will play a total of 17 games at Camelback Ranch this spring on five Spring Training weekends. Fans will have several opportunities to make the five-hour drive or one-hour flight to the desert from L.A. before the team heads back to Southern California to face the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim for three Freeway Series exhibition games. The Dodgers will play at Angel Stadium on Sunday, March 25 and at Dodger Stadium on March 26 and 27.

CAMELBACK PROMOTIONS:

  • Every Sunday: Family Sunday — Children ages 12 and under may purchase a $5 lawn ticket. Valid at box office on day of game only. Limit four $5 lawn tickets per full-priced adult ticket purchased.
  • Every Wednesday: Senior Stroll — Following every Wednesday game, seniors can stroll the bases at Camelback Ranch.
  • Senior Special: Monday-Wednesday, seniors age 65 and over receive 50 percent off Infield Box or Baseline Field Box tickets. Valid at the box office on the day of the game only.
  • Active and Retired Military Special: Monday-Wednesday, active and retired members of the military receive 50 percent off Infield Box or Baseline Field Box tickets. Valid at the box office on the day of the game only.
  • Glendale Resident Pass — City of Glendale (AZ) residents can purchase $5 Baseline Reserved or Lawn tickets for Sunday – Thursday games. Proof of residency required; offer valid online at camelbackranchbaseball.com only.

SPRING TICKETS: Tickets for the Dodgers’ Cactus League schedule at Camelback Ranch–Glendale are available at www.dodgers.com/spring or by calling (800) 352-0212. Single-game ticket prices begin at $10 and fans can save by purchasing in advance (there is a $3 increase per ticket on game days). More information about Spring Training, including the Camelback Ranch promotional schedule and full ticket-pricing information, is available at www.camelbackranchbaseball.com.

AWARDS AND ACCOLADES:  In 2013, the Best of 2013 Award from Phoenix New Times recognized Camelback Ranch–Glendale as the “Best Place to See a Spring Training Game,” which was also acknowledged in the 2009 edition. Following the 2010 season, the facility also received the 2010 Facility of Merit Award from Athletic Business Magazine and the Best of the West Award from WESTMARC, a coalition of West Maricopa County businesses. In 2009, the facility received the Editor’s Choice Award from BallparkDigest.com for “significantly advancing the state of the art for spring training complexes.”

2017 SPRING RESULTS:      Won     Lost     Tie       Pct.      CRG home attn.       Home games

15         14         2           .484      165,911                     17                         

Schedule subject to change; (ss) denotes split squad game; all times listed are local

HOW THE 2018 DODGERS WERE BUILT

Manager: Dave Roberts (30)

Bench Coach: Bob Geren (8); Pitching Coach: Rick Honeycutt (40); Hitting Coach: Turner Ward (12);

First Base: George Lombard (29); Third Base: Chris Woodward (45);

Assistant Hitting Coach: Brant Brown (49), Luis Ortiz (28); Game Planning/Communications Coach: Danny Lehmann (86)

Coach: Steve Yeager (7); Bullpen Catcher: Steve Cilladi (82); Fumi Ishibashi (86)

 

 

FIRST-YEAR PLAYER DRAFT

No.       Player                           Year                 Round

64        Walker Buehler            2015                First

35        Cody Bellinger             2013                Fourth

65        Kyle Farmer                 2013                Eighth

22         Clayton Kershaw          2006                First

31        Joc Pederson                2010                11th

5          Corey Seager                2012                First

48        Brock Stewart              2014                Sixth

68        Ross Stripling               2012                Fifth

61        Alex Verdugo              2014                Second

 

NON-DRAFTED FREE AGENTS

No.       Player                           Date

52         Pedro Baez                   Jan. 22, 2007

63        Yimi Garcia                 Jan. 29, 2009

74         Kenley Jansen              Nov. 17, 2004 (Resigned on Jan. 10, 2017)

7          Julio Urías                    August 17, 2012

 

FREE AGENTS

No.       Player                           Date

62        Wilmer Font                 Dec. 21, 2016

44        Rich Hill                      Dec. 5, 2016 (Originally acquired via trade from OAK on Aug. 1, 2016)

55        Tom Koehler                Dec. 20, 2017

18        Kenta Maeda                Jan. 7, 2016

60        Henry Owens               Dec. 22, 2017

58        Edward Paredes            Dec. 8, 2016

66         Yasiel Puig                   June 29, 2012

99         Hyun-Jin Ryu               Dec. 12, 2012

77        Dennis Santana            May 27, 2015

60        Andrew Toles              Sept. 23, 2015

10        Justin Turner                Feb. 6, 2014 (Resigned on Dec. 23, 2016)

 

ACQUIRED VIA TRADE

No.       Player                          From               Date                            With/For

54        Scott Alexander          Kansas City      Jan. 4, 2018                  With Jake Peter, for Luis Avilán to CWS and Trevor Oaks to KC

71        Dylan Baker                Milwaukee       Jan. 2, 2018                  Cash

28        Austin Barnes             Miami              Dec. 10, 2014               With Andrew Heaney, Chris Hatcher and Enrique Hernandez for Dee Gordon, Dan Haren, Miguel Rojas and cash

54        Tony Cingrani            Cincinnati        July 31, 2017                For Scott Van Slyke and Hendrik Clementina

46        Josh Fields                  Houston           August 1, 2016             For Yordan Alvarez

11        Logan Forsythe                       Tampa Bay      Jan. 23, 2017                For Jose De Leon

9          Yasmani Grandal       San Diego        Dec. 18, 2014               With Zach Eflin and Joe Wieland for Matt Kemp, Tim Federowicz and cash

14        Kiké Hernández          Miami              Dec. 10, 2014               With Andrew Heaney, Austin Barnes and Chris Hatcher for Dee Gordon, Dan Haren, Miguel Rojas and cash

27        Matt Kemp                  Atlanta             Dec. 16, 2017               For Adrián González, Scott Kazmir, Brandon McCarthy, Charlie Culberson and cash

36        Adam Liberatore        Tampa Bay      Nov. 20, 2014              With Joel Peralta for Greg Harris and Jose Dominguez

70        Tim Locastro              Toronto            July 2, 2015                 For Chase De Jong

25        Rob Segedin                New York-AL  Jan. 12, 2016                For Tyler Olson and Ronald Torreyes

3          Chris Taylor               Seattle              June 25, 2016               For Zach Lee

21        Trayce Thompson       Chicago-AL     Dec. 16, 2015               With Micah Johnson and Frankie Montas for Jose Peraza, Scott Schebler and Brandon Dixon to CIN and Todd Frazier to CWS

57        Alex Wood                  Atlanta             July 30, 2015                With Luis Avilan, Jim Johnson, Jose Peraza and Bronson Arroyo for Hector Olivera, Paco Rodriguez and Zack Bird

 

NON–ROSTER INVITEES              

No.       Player                           Pos.

38        Manny Bañuelos          P

84        Matt Beaty                   INF

90        Joe Broussard               P

56        Daniel Corcino             P

81        Yusniel Diaz                OF

83        Drew Jackson               INF

51        CC Lee                         P

33        Mark Lowe                  P

76        Brian Moran                 P

13        Max Muncy                 INF

49        Zach Neal                    P

87        Jake Peter                     INF

89        DJ Peters                      OF

72        Henry Ramos               OF

78        Edwin Rios                  INF

80        Keibert Ruiz                 C

73        Yaisel Sierra                 P

79        Will Smith                    C

67        Travis Taijeron             OF

17        Donovan Solano           INF

41        Pat Venditte                 P

88        Shawn Zarraga             C

 

 

 

 

 

2018 ARIZONA HOTEL OPTIONS

 

Marriott Springhill Suites Glendale

4.1 miles from Camelback Ranch

7370 North Zanjero Boulevard

Glendale, AZ 85305

T: (623) 772-9200

http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/phxgl-springhill-suites-phoenix-glendale/

 

Renaissance Glendale Hotel & Spa

4.0 miles from Camelback Ranch

9495 W. Coyotes Boulevard

Glendale, Arizona 85305

T: (623) 937-3700

http://www.renaissanceglendale.com/contact.php

 

Homewood Suites by Hilton Avondale

4.4 miles from Camelback Ranch

11450 West Hilton Way

Avondale AZ 85323

T: 623.882.3315

http://www.hilton.com/search/hw/us/az/avondale?WT.srch=1

 

Wigwam Golf Resort and Spa

5.0 miles from Camelback Ranch

300 Wigwam Boulevard

Litchfield Park, AZ 85340

T: (623) 935-3811

http://www.wigwamresort.com/