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Wed, 06 Jun 2012 12:00:58 -0700
Los Angeles Dodgers adviser Tommy Lasorda is expected to be released from the hospital Thursday, June 7, after a mild heart attack.
Tue, 31 May 2011 06:09:55 -0700
Los Angeles Dodgers special adviser Tommy Lasorda is recovering from a bacterial infection that caused the 83-year-old to be hospitalized four days last week.
Fri, 18 Apr 2008 08:10:40 -0700
The Dayton Daily News' Hal McCoy reports the Cincinnati Reds are in discussions with C Mike Piazza (Athletics), according to a New York-area Web site. According to the Web site, Reds manager Dusty Baker said "I'm confident Piazza will sign with the Reds. Tommy Lasorda wants him to play for me."
Wed, 20 Feb 2008 14:06:04 -0800
Updating a previous report, John Nadel, of The Associated Press, reports former Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda will manage eight split squad spring training games for the Dodgers in March while manager Joe Torre and the rest of the team plays two exhibition games in China.
Mon, 18 Feb 2008 18:29:21 -0800
Dylan Hernandez, of the Los Angeles Times, reports former Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda will manage the team when they could be playing their last game in Vero Beach, Fla. With manager Joe Torre and part of the team travels to China, Lasorda will manage the rest of the team. The team is expected to move their spring training site to Glendale, Ariz.
Thu, 01 Nov 2007 23:43:16 -0700
The Associated Press reports former Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda is happy to have Joe Torre aboard as the team's new manager. "I'm so happy for him. I think his record speaks for itself," said Lasorda, a special adviser to Dodgers owner Frank McCourt. "I think what he accomplished with the Yankees, he should have been able to control his destiny. We're happy that he's here -- very happy."
Sun, 28 Jan 2007 13:01:47 -0800
Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda, who currently serves as special advisor to the chairman of the team, will be inducted into the inaugural class of the California Sports Hall of Fame, Sunday, Jan. 28.
Fri, 12 May 2006 10:52:28 -0700
USAToday's Bob Nightengale reports former Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda said he believes San Francisco Giants OF Barry Bonds used steroids. "I've lost a lot of respect for him," Lasorda said. "For me, records were meant to be broken. But you don't do it by cheating. When you're stealing signs, that's all part of the game. But when you cheat to that degree, it's not good at all."
Tue, 06 Dec 2005 09:52:46 -0800
The Sports Network reports Tommy Lasorda was named an Ambassador at Large for the World Baseball Classic.
Sun, 30 Oct 2005 10:43:27 -0800
Updating previous items, the Associated Press' Ken Peters reports Los Angeles Dodgers special adviser Tommy Lasorda isn't interested in serving as the team's GM or manager. However, he said he would participate in interviews for the two open positions.