Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez (holding the Stella Artois can) and comedian George Lopez play ping pong at Dodger Stadium in 2014. (David Crane/Staff photographer)
Jimmy Kimmel will again host Clayton Kershaw’s annual PingPong4Purpose tournament July 30 at Dodger Stadium. More details, and a tentative list of celebrity participants, were announced in a press release Monday.
Tickets for the public are available; see below in the full release:
Former Dodgers outfielder Milton Bradley (right) has been ordered to serve a 32-month jail sentence for abusing his deceased wife, according to a report that detailed Bradley’s hearing Monday in Los Angeles Superior Court.
Sports Illustrated had the scoop on its website today:
Colleague Jessica Davis captured some sights and sounds from the Dodgers Foundation charity gala Thursday night:
… including Yasiel Puig modeling a man purse — a murse, if you will:
Autograph sessions for tomorrow’s FanFest at Dodger Stadium are sold out, according to a team spokesperson.
The “FanFest Meet and Greet” with Howie Kendrick, and the “FanFest Interview Room Q&A and Photo,” are not. Click here for more info.
Joc Pederson flew home after playing only 22 Dominican Winter League games because of a stomach ailment traced to gluten or dairy sensitivity. (John McCoy/staff photographer)
It started last November in the Dominican Republic with a bowl of soup and some fish. It might have been a side dish. Joc Pederson
Whatever it was, something Pederson ate turned on him quickly. He woke up the next day feeling so bad he couldn’t play baseball, caught a flight home, and was ultimately was unable to return to the Dominican Winter League after playing just 22 games.
“I had to meet a bunch of doctor specialists down here,” Pederson said Friday at a Dodgers Community Caravan stop in Northeast Los Angeles. “They told me I can’t digest gluten or dairy so I haven’t eaten gluten or dairy since, like, Thanksgiving. It’s not really a choice. I wish it was a choice.”