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Even seasoned Scully is awed by Australia

Even seasoned Scully is awed by Australia

MLB.com deadspin.com Updated Mar 22, 2014
Hearing legendary Dodgers announcer Vin Scully rave about the experience of the Opening Series is a good clue that the first regular-season MLB game Down Under, and the week-long celebration of Australian culture that surrounded it, amounted to one smas…
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  • Kershaw able to flip switch in Australia

    Kershaw able to flip switch in Australia

    The day after the season opener went so well, left-hander Clayton Kershaw explained why many of the Dodgers were apprehensive about making this trip to Australia.
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  • Game 1 stud Van Slyke sits in finale

    Game 1 stud Van Slyke sits in finale

    Scott Van Slyke, the unlikely offensive star in Saturday's 3-1 Dodgers win, was on the bench to start Game 2 of the Opening Series, replaced in left field by Mike Baxter.
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  • Dodgers show off home white unis in Australia

    Dodgers show off home white unis in Australia

    MLB.com Mar 22, 2014
    Although they were the visiting team against the D-backs in the Opening Series finale, the Dodgers broke with baseball tradition and wore their home white uniforms.
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  • Aussie Rowland-Smith impressed with crowd

    Aussie Rowland-Smith impressed with crowd

    MLB.com Mar 22, 2014
    D-backs left-hander and Australia native Ryan Rowland-Smith was impressed with the reception the Dodgers and D-backs received from the locals during the first game of the season at Sydney Cricket Ground on Saturday.
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  • Mark Trumbo fooled by fly ball, scales outfield fence unnecessa…

    Mark Trumbo fooled by fly ball, scales outfield fence unnecessarily in Australia

    yahoo.com Mar 22, 2014
    Your browser does not support iframes. The Mark Trumbo in left field experiment went about as well as you might expect for the Arizona Diamondbacks during their opener against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday morning. Acquired from the Los Angeles An…
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  • Cahill and Ryu set for Opening Series Game 2

    Cahill and Ryu set for Opening Series Game 2

    MLB.com Mar 22, 2014
    On the heels of the Dodgers' 3-1 win in the first game of the 2014 season, Trevor Cahill will be looking to lift the D-backs to a split in the Opening Series, while Hyun-Jin Ryu will attempt to make it two straight for Los Angeles in Sydney.
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  • Selig 'has faith' Dodgers will iron out TV deal

    Selig 'has faith' Dodgers will iron out TV deal

    ESPN.com Mar 22, 2014
    Vin Scully was behind the microphone for the start of his 65th season Saturday night, but on Opening Day the majority of Los Angeles households couldn't hear the Hall of Fame broadcaster or watch the Los Angeles Dodgers play in Australia.
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  • Season begins after brief rain delay Down Under

    Season begins after brief rain delay Down Under

    MLB.com Mar 22, 2014
    A brief rain shower delayed the start of the season opener between the D-backs and Dodgers on Saturday. First pitch was pushed back 14 minutes to 5 a.m. ET.
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  • Kemp homers in Minor League game

    Kemp homers in Minor League game

    MLB.com CNNSI.com ESPN.com Mar 22, 2014
    Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp, who officially hit the disabled list when the Dodgers set their roster for Saturday's season opener, went 2-for-4 with a home run and a double in a Triple-A game against the White Sox on Friday.
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  • Weather an issue in Sydney ahead of opener

    Weather an issue in Sydney ahead of opener

    ESPN.com Mar 22, 2014
    Rain and thunderstorms caused a short delay to the start of Major League Baseball season opener between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Arizona Diamondbacks at Sydney Cricket Ground on Saturday.
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  • Spring Headlines: Yu Darvish misses start with stiff neck; Dodg…

    Spring Headlines: Yu Darvish misses start with stiff neck; Dodgers officially place Matt Kemp on DL

    yahoo.com Mar 22, 2014
    Baseball is back. As we get closer to the regular season, be sure to stop by The Stew each morning for your daily helping of spring storylines. YU DARVISH WAS SCRATCHED FROM HIS SCHEDULED start after reporting stiffness in his neck on Friday. According …
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  • Tanaka's third start highlights today's spring action

    Tanaka's third start highlights today's spring action

    MLB.com Mar 22, 2014
    While the Dodgers and D-backs are in Australia to begin the regular season, the other 28 teams are still in the midst of important Spring Training games in the Cactus and Grapefruit Leagues.
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  • Video - Kershaw Stifles Diamondbacks In Opener 01:05

    Kershaw Stifles Diamondbacks In Opener

    Mar 22
    Clayton Kershaw struck out seven over 6 2/3 innings and Scott Van Slyke homered to lead the Dodgers to a 3-1 win over the Diamondbacks in Australia.
  • Video - Dodgers Sweep D-backs In Sydney 00:49

    Dodgers Sweep D-backs In Sydney

    Mar 22
    Yasiel Puig drove in two runs as the Dodgers defeated the Diamondbacks 7-5 in Sydney, Australia.