Listed below is the Dodgers’ Spring Training information, including ground rules for clubhouse and field access. If you would like to receive daily updates from Spring Training via email or have any additional questions, please contact the Dodgers’ Public Relations Department at (323) 224-1301 or respond to this news release.
Traveling to Camelback Ranch-Glendale:
Joe Jareck (Feb. 14 – March 26)
Senior Director, Public Relations
Yvonne Carrasco (Feb. 22-Feb. 26)
Assistant Director, Public Relations
Jon Chapper (Feb. 14 – March 29)
Senior Manager, Public Relations
Dai Sugiura (Feb. 15 – Feb. 26)
Coordinator, Public Relations
Jesus Quiñonez (Feb. 14 – March 29)
Spanish Language Translator
Steve Brener (Feb. 20 – March 29)
Los Angeles based:
Publications Editor and Team Historian
Los Angeles Dodgers
10712 West Camelback Road
Phoenix, AZ 85037
(623) 302-5400 – General
(623) 302-5477 – Public Relations
(623) 302-5478 – Public Relations FAX
(623) 302-5050 – Press Box
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: Local hotel options are listed at the end of this news release.
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.
CREDENTIALS: All media members covering the Dodgers’ Spring Training sessions must possess credentials provided by the Los Angeles Dodgers, the MLB Commissioner’s Office or the BBWAA. Anyone without proper credentials will be denied access.
*For any questions regarding Cactus League-wide credentials, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org*
PARKING: Media parking is located in the lot adjacent to the ballpark press box.
CREDENTIAL PICKUP: To pick up credentials on site, media should proceed from the media parking lot adjacent to the press box to the Dodgers’ Public Relations office located inside the Major League building.
INTERNET: Wireless internet access is provided to media in the press box and media work room. Login information will be posted. Please contact the Dodgers’ Public Relations staff if you have problems connecting to the internet.
DODGERS’ CLUBHOUSE: The Dodger clubhouse will be open to the media for interviews with team personnel, but may be closed at certain times at the discretion of the club. No still photography, including with cell phones or mobile devices, is allowed in the clubhouse at any time. The clubhouse will open at 8:00 a.m. and close when the daily meeting begins and an hour prior to the game. The clubhouse will re-open following workouts and games.
*The clubhouse schedule may change from day to day, so please check with the P.R. department the day before for an updated schedule.*
CLUBHOUSE ENTRY: Media can access the clubhouse through the side door located between the Dodger offices and stadium or the back door that leads from the clubhouse to the practice fields. Media is never permitted in the hallway between the manager’s office and the food room without prior permission.
MANAGER INTERVIEW SESSION: Locations and times for Manager Dave Roberts’ availabilities vary, so please check with the P.R. staff to confirm the daily schedule.
FIELD ACCESS: Media can access the practice fields by walking around the outside of the Dodgers’ Major League building.
BALLPARK MEDIA ENTRANCE: The media entrance to the stadium is located just down the third base line.
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.
PHOTOGRAPHER GUIDELINES: Photographers must stay in the photo wells during games, which are located on the first and third baselines.
MINOR LEAGUE REPORTING DATES: All minor league players will hold their first full-squad workout on March 6.
2017 SPRING TRAINING NOTES
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: 2017 marks the ninth year the Dodgers will play their Spring Training home games at Camelback Ranch-Glendale. Last season, the Dodgers established Camelback Ranch–Glendale records for the second year in a row, in both total (155,841) and average attendance (10,389) in 15 home dates. The club posted seven sellouts and eight of the club’s 15 games drew crowds of 10,000 or more in its eighth season in Glendale.
2017 SPRING SCHEDULE: The Dodgers will open their Spring Training schedule on Saturday, February 25 against the Chicago White Sox at Glendale, which is a home game. The Dodgers will play a total of 18 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 Thursday, March 30 and Friday, March 31 at 7:07 p.m. The team then will head home to Dodger Stadium on Saturday, April 1 at 6:10 p.m., to conclude their Spring Training schedule.
- Uptown Alley Family Sundays — Children, 12 and under, receive a lawn seat for just $5 at all Sunday games courtesy of Uptown Alley. There is a limit of four (4) discounted lawn seats for each full-price adult ticket. The $5 lawn tickets are available on game day only at the ticket office. Following the game, children can run the bases.
- Seniors Stroll the Bases presented by Osteo Bi-Flex (Wednesday) — Following Wednesday games, seniors can stroll the bases.
- Senior Special (Monday-Wednesday): $12 infield box and baseline field-box tickets for seniors age 65 and over, saving $12 off regular pricing. Available only on game day at the ticket office.
- 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, saving $12 off regular price. Tickets must be purchased on the day of game at the box office.
- Weekend Eighteen|76 Legends Deck — The Eighteen|76 Legends Deck is an inclusive experience at Weekend Premier games that includes a deluxe ballpark menu served when the stadium opens until the end of the sixth inning. Snacks and non-alcoholic beverages are available throughout the game and dessert is served beginning in the eighth inning.
SPRING TICKETS: Tickets for the Dodgers’ Cactus League schedule at Camelback Ranch–Glendale are available at www.dodgers.com/spring or by calling (623) 302-5000. Single-game ticket prices begin at $10 and fans can save by purchasing single-game tickets for Monday-Thursday contests in advance (tickets sold Monday-Thursday are subject to a $3 increase per ticket on game days). Baseline reserved seats are available for an advance price of $13 and baseline field-box seat prices are available for an advance price of $24. More information about Spring Training, including the Camelback Ranch promotional schedule and full ticket-pricing information, is available atwww.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 Magazineand 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.”
2016 SPRING RESULTS: Won Lost Tie Pct. CRG home attn. Home games
13 17 3 .433 155,841 17
LOS ANGELES DODGERS 2017 SPRING TRAINING SCHEDULE
|Tuesday||2/28/2017||COL||Salt River||1:10 PM|
|Friday||3/3/2017||KC (ss)||Glendale||1:05 PM|
|ARI (ss)||Salt River||1:10 PM|
|Monday||3/6/2017||COL||Salt River||1:10 PM|
|Sunday||3/12/2017||KC (ss)||Surprise||1:05 PM|
|CWS (ss)||Glendale||7:05 PM|
|Friday||3/17/2017||SEA (ss)||Glendale||7:05 PM|
|SD (ss)||Peoria||7:10 PM|
|Sunday||3/19/2017||WBC TBD||Glendale||1:05 PM|
|Tuesday||3/28/2017||CIN (ss)||Goodyear||1:05 PM|
|SD (ss)||Glendale||1:05 PM|
|Thursday||3/30/2017||LAA||Angel Stadium||7:07 PM|
|Friday||3/31/2017||LAA||Angel Stadium||7:07 PM|
|Saturday||4/1/2017||LAA||Dodger Stadium||6:10 PM|
HOME DATES IN BOLD
All game times are local
(ss) – Split Squad
Schedule subject to change; (ss) denotes split squad game; all times listed are local
HOW THE 2017 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 (27); Third Base: Chris Woodward (45); Bullpen Coach: Josh Bard (54);
Assistant Hitting Coach: Tim Hyers (49); Quality Assurance Coach: Juan Castro (13);
Coach: Steve Yeager (7); Bullpen Catcher: Rob Flippo (85); Steve Cilladi (82)
FIRST-YEAR PLAYER DRAFT
No. Player Year Round
65 Kyle Farmer 2013 Eighth
22 Clayton Kershaw 2006 First
31 Joc Pederson 2010 11th
67 Jacob Rhame 2013 Sixth
5 Corey Seager 2012 First
48 Brock Stewart 2014 Sixth
33 Scott Van Slyke 2005 14th
68 Ross Stripling 2012 Fifth
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
No. Player Date
44 Rich Hill Dec. 5, 2016 (Originally acquired via trade from OAK on Aug. 1, 2016)
29 Scott Kazmir Dec. 28, 2015
18 Kenta Maeda Jan. 7, 2016
38 Brandon McCarthy Dec. 16, 2014
66 Yasiel Puig June 29, 2012
71 Josh Ravin Dec. 13, 2013
99 Hyun-Jin Ryu Dec. 12, 2012
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
43 Luis Avilan Atlanta July 30, 2015 With Alex Wood, Jim Johnson, Jose Peraza and Bronson Arroyo for Hector Olivera, Paco Rodriguez and Zack Bird
28 Austin Barnes Miami Dec. 10, 2014 With Andrew Heaney, Chris Hatcher and Enrique Hernandez for Dee Gordon, Dan Haren, Miguel Rojas and cash
75 Grant Dayton Miami July. 15, 2015 For Chris Reed
70 Chase De Jong Toronto July 2, 2015 With Tim Locastro for three international signing slots
46 Josh Fields Houston August 1, 2016 For Yordan Alvarez
16 Andre Ethier Oakland Dec. 13, 2005 For Milton Bradley and Antonio Perez
50 Brett Eibner Oakland Jan. 25, 2017 For Jordan Tarsovich
11 Logan Forsythe Tampa Bay Jan. 23, 2017 For Jose De Leon
23 Adrián González Boston Aug. 25, 2012 With Josh Beckett, Carl Crawford, Nick Punto and cash considerations for Ivan De Jesus, James Loney, Rubby De La Rosa, Jerry Sands and Allen Webster
9 Yasmani Grandal San Diego Dec. 18, 2014 With Zach Eflin and Joe Wieland for Matt Kemp, Tim Federowicz and cash
41 Chris Hatcher Miami Dec. 10, 2014 With Andrew Heaney, Austin Barnes and Enrique Hernandez for Dee Gordon, Dan Haren, Miguel Rojas 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
36 Adam Liberatore Tampa Bay Nov. 20, 2014 With Joel Peralta for Greg Harris and Jose Dominguez
58 Vidal Nuño Seattle Nov. 7, 2016 For Carlos Ruiz
28 Darin Ruf Philadelphia Nov. 11, 2016 With Darnell Sweeney for Howie Kendrick
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
No. Player Pos.
73 Stetson Allie OF
61 Cody Bellinger INF/OF
84 Willie Calhoun INF
72 Ralston Cash P
80 Fabio Castillo P
6 Charlie Culberson INF
77 Ike Davis INF
79 O’Koyea Dickson INF
51 Steve Geltz P
47 Tyler Holt OF
17 Brandon Morrow P
60 Jack Murphy C
88 Trevor Oaks P
78 Henry Ramos OF
76 Wynston Sawyer C
89 Joshua Sborz P
62 Patrick Schuster P
81 Yaisel Sierra P
37 Darnell Sweeney INF
83 Alex Verdugo OF
35 Bobby Wilson C
59 Madison Younginer P
2017 ARIZONA HOTEL OPTIONS
Marriott Springhill Suites Glendale
4.1 miles from Camelback Ranch
7370 North Zanjero Boulevard
Glendale, AZ 85305
Renaissance Glendale Hotel & Spa
4.0 miles from Camelback Ranch
9495 W. Coyotes Boulevard
Glendale, Arizona 85305
Homewood Suites by Hilton Avondale
4.4 miles from Camelback Ranch
11450 West Hilton Way
Avondale AZ 85323
Wigwam Golf Resort and Spa
5.0 miles from Camelback Ranch
300 Wigwam Boulevard
Litchfield Park, AZ 85340