{}
CLOSE

Now Commenting On:

Lasorda, coaches attend funeral for Welch

|
Lasorda, coaches attend funeral for Welch play video for Lasorda, coaches attend funeral for Welch

LOS ANGELES -- Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda was joined by coaches Rick Honeycutt, Mark McGwire, Ken Howell and Steve Yeager, and visiting clubhouse manager Jerry Turner as Dodgers representatives at the funeral of Bob Welch on Saturday in Scottsdale, Ariz.

All were expected to return to Dodger Stadium in time for Saturday night's game with the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Welch, a pitcher in the Dodgers organization for the first 11 years of his career, died Monday at the age of 57 of an apparent heart attack, according to the club.

Tony La Russa led a contingent of Arizona representatives at the funeral of Welch, who was the D-backs' pitching coach when they won the World Series in 2001.

Ken Gurnick is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

{}
{}
Boys and Girls Club of America

©2014 MLBAM, LP. All rights reserved.

The following are trademarks or service marks of Major League Baseball entities and may be used only with permission of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. or the relevant Major League Baseball entity: Major League, Major League Baseball, MLB, the silhouetted batter logo, World Series, National League, American League, Division Series, League Championship Series, All-Star Game, and the names, nicknames, logos, uniform designs, color combinations, and slogans designating the Major League Baseball clubs and entities, and their respective mascots, events and exhibitions. Use of the Website signifies your agreement to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy (updated May 24, 2013).

View MLB.com in English | En Español