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  • OKC Dodgers: Darnell Sweeney has caught fire atop Dodgers' lineup

    BY JACOB UNRUH | Published: Sat, Jul 4, 2015

    Darnell Sweeney cracked a holiday joke when asked how well he is seeing the baseball at the plate right now. “For the Fourth of July theme, it’s a beach ball right now,” he said. Sweeney, a 24-year-old super utility player, has been the offensive catalyst for the Oklahoma City Dodgers,...

  • Oklahoma City Dodgers to host 'faith night' featuring Christian band

    From Staff Reports | Published: Sat, Jul 4, 2015

    Contemporary Christian band Hawk Nelson will perform a pregame concert July 19 as part of the Oklahoma City Dodgers' first Faith Night.

  • Oklahoma City Dodgers: Dodgers win again, move 26 games over .500

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Fri, Jul 3, 2015

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Darnell Sweeney's three-run homer and some clutch pitching late helped the Oklahoma City Dodgers trim the Memphis Redbirds 3-2 on Friday night in Pacific Coast League baseball before 8,548 fans at AutoZone Park. Sweeney's seventh homer of the season came in the fifth inning...

  • Oklahoma City Dodgers: Homers propel Dodgers over Redbirds

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Thu, Jul 2, 2015

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The Oklahoma City Dodgers brought out the big sticks again Thursday night and beat the Memphis Redbirds 8-4 in a Pacific Coast League baseball game before 3,038 fans at AutoZone Park. Scott Schebler, Darwin Barney and Corey Seager each homered in a game the Dodgers never...

  • Four OKC Dodgers named to Triple-A All-Star Game

    Published: Wed, Jul 1, 2015

    The Oklahoma City Dodgers have the best record in the Pacific Coast League, and they were rewarded for it. Four Dodgers have been named to the PCL All-Stars and will participate in the Triple-A All-Star Game on July 15 at Werner Park in Omaha, Neb. (7 p.m., MLB Network). Catcher...

  • OKC Dodgers earn 50th win

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Tue, Jun 30, 2015

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — With their 2-1 win over the Memphis Redbirds, the Oklahoma City Dodgers became the first team in Triple A this season with 50 wins.

  • OKC Dodgers notebook: Buck Britton hits walk-off single to edge Sky Sox 4-3

    BY JACOB UNRUH | Published: Thu, Jun 25, 2015

    Britton hit a walk-off single in the Oklahoma City Dodgers’ 4-3 comeback win over Colorado Springs on Thursday at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.

  • OKC Dodgers: Reliever Juan Gonzalez's improvement lands him in Futures Game

    BY JACOB UNRUH | Published: Thu, Jun 25, 2015

    Watching Juan Gonzalez last season in Double-A Chattanooga, Oklahoma City Dodgers pitching coach Scott Radinsky never envisioned the big right-hander would be part of the Futures Game. “That just goes to show you that when it all of a sudden happens, man, it can happen,” Radinsky said. “He’s...

  • OKC Dodgers: Hunter Bell’s first pitch more than ceremonial

    Jacob Unruh | Published: Thu, Jun 25, 2015

    Just six months ago, Bell was involved in an accident at school that nearly took his right leg. But after multiple surgeries and blood transfusions, he was angry he didn’t throw a strike Thursday like any normal kid would be.

  • Dodgers aren't sending Corey Seager to this year's Futures Game

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Thu, Jun 25, 2015

    One player noticeably missing from this year's Major League Baseball All-Star Futures Game roster? One Corey Seager. The Oklahoma City Dodgers shortstop, considered one of top prospects in baseball, isn't on the roster for the game which is supposed to showcase the top prospects in baseball....

  • OKC Dodgers notebook: David Huff, Dodgers falter in ninth

    BY JACOB UNRUH | Published: Wed, Jun 24, 2015

    Huff, Dodgers falter in ninth Oklahoma City left-hander David Huff knows he has to make good pitches no matter what happens with the defense. He made one bad pitch Wednesday. Huff allowed the game-winning home run by Colorado Springs’ Nevin Ashley in the ninth inning following an error by...

  • OKC Dodgers: Corey Seager's crucial error fuels position debate

    BY JACOB UNRUH | Published: Wed, Jun 24, 2015

    The Dodgers believe the 21-year-old first-round draft pick is a shortstop and they’ve made that evident with 43 of his 55 games at that position this season. But the errors are starting to pile up.

  • OKC Dodgers notebook: Scott Baker returns as pitching staff shuts down Colorado Springs

    BY JACOB UNRUH | Published: Tue, Jun 23, 2015

    Baker returned after a stint on the disabled list Tuesday to throw six strong innings ahead of another stong bullpen performance in the Oklahoma City Dodgers’ 5-1 win over Colorado Springs at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.

  • OKC Dodgers pitcher Ryan Buchter developing into a reliable reliever

    BY JACOB UNRUH | Published: Tue, Jun 23, 2015

    Ryan Buchter watched his parents work blue-collar jobs nearly every day of his childhood only to find himself bringing that same attitude to the mound. A 6-foot-3 left-hander armed with an overpowering fastball, Buchter has turned into the Oklahoma City Dodgers’ most reliable reliever with a...

  • OKC Dodgers place Cuban infielder Hector Olivera on DL

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Tue, Jun 23, 2015

    Cuban infielder Hector Olivera's tenure with the Oklahoma City Dodgers has been placed on hold. The organization placed Olivera on the 7-day disabled list Tuesday retroactive to Sunday and he returned to the Dodgers' spring training facility in Arizona. Olivera injured his hamstring...



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