Westways Magazine did a Q&A with Vin Scully for their March/April issue. While it doesn’t break any new ground, the interview offers a glimpse into the man that the microphone does not always afford (h/t Plashcke thy Sweater is Argyle):
SportsNet LA announced Thursday that it will televise 31 of the Dodgers’ 35 spring training games.
Vin Scully will call four spring training telecasts: all three Freeway Series games, April 2-4 against the Angels, and a game against the San Francisco Giants on March 27 in Glendale, Arizona. Charley Steiner will be joined by analysts Rick Monday, Kevin Kennedy and Orel Hershiser during the other SNLA broadcasts.
Currently, four Dodgers split-squad games will not air live: March 20, 21 and 29 against the Texas Rangers, and March 6 against the Brewers. The games March 20 and 21 are to be played indoors at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. The March 6 game is scheduled to air on MLB Network on a delay. This broadcast will not be blacked out by SportsNet LA, according to a spokesperson for the network.
MLB Network previously announced that it is broadcasting three Dodgers Cactus League games live: March 5 vs. the White Sox, March 11 vs. the Cubs and March 12 vs. the Padres. However, these games will be blacked out in SportsNet LA markets.
Here’s more from a Dodgers press release Thursday:
The Dodgers filled out their 2015 bobblehead lineup Friday with four heavy hitters: Sandy Koufax on August 13 (vs. Reds, 7:10 p.m.), Justin Turner on September 1 (vs. Giants, 7:10 p.m.), Fernando Valenzuela on September 16 (vs. Rockies, 7:10 p.m.) and Vin Scully on September 23 (vs. Diamondbacks, 7:10 p.m.).
The Dodgers will offer 10 total bobblehead giveaways this year. The other six:
· May 12 (7:10 pm) vs. Miami Marlins; Clayton Kershaw Bobblehead
· May 23 (7:10 pm) vs. Colorado Rockies; Adrian Gonzalez Bobblehead
· June 4 (7:10 pm) vs. St. Louis Cardinals; Kenley Jansen Bobblehead
· July 6 (7:10 pm) vs. Philadelphia Phillies; Maury Wills Bobblehead
· July 11 (7:10 pm) vs. Milwaukee Brewers; Juan Uribe Bobblehead
· July 29 (7:10 pm) vs. Oakland Athletics; Yasiel Puig Bobblehead
The Dodgers also added two postgame movie nights to the 2015 calendar: The Lego Movie on June 20 (4:15 p.m. vs. San Francisco) and Back to the Future on August 15 (6:10 p.m. vs. Cincinnati).
Screenings are free with a game-day ticket. Fans sitting in the right field pavilion and left field pavilion will be invited down to the field postgame for a better viewing experience.