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Dodgers Open 2020 Season Tonight Against the Giants

Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, CA
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Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Francisco Giants

July 23rd-July 26th

 

By: Angela Redding

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Los Angeles, CA, (The Hollywood Times) 7/23/2020–The LONG wait is over. Major League Baseball starts tonight! Heat up the grill, pop some popcorn, sport your best Dodger gear, and get ready for some Dodgers’ baseball. Here in Los Angeles, the Boys in Blue will take the field at Dodger Stadium and face the San Francisco Giants at 7:08 p.m. PT.

During opening week, the Dodgers will face the Giants in a four-game series starting tonight, Thursday, July 23rd and will run through Sunday, July 26th.

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Fan Attendance

Dodger Stadium remains closed to the public due to COVID-19 health issues. Fans are encouraged to get behind the boys in blue and keep the spirit of baseball alive by watching games on television. Tonight’s game will be televised nationally on ESPN.

Pregame activities will also be streamed on Dodgers social media platforms where fans can watch live player introductions and special ceremonies, which include gospel singer Keith Williams Jr. performing the national anthem.

How to “Attend” the Game

Fans can “attend the game(s)” at Dodger Stadium by purchasing a Fan Cutout at Dodgers.com/FanCutouts.Net proceeds go to benefit the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation. To date, the club has sold over 5,000 cutouts and raised over $850,000 for the Dodgers Foundation.

Who’s Slated to Play During the 2020 Season

The Dodgers’ 60-game season includes 10 games against each divisional opponent and Inter-league matchups against the American League West’s Angels, Astros, Athletics, Rangers, and Mariners. The full schedule can be found at Dodgers.com/schedule.

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Players scheduled to play are:

Pitchers (28)

Clayton Kershaw (L) As of 3:16 p.m. today, the Los Angeles Dodgers have placed left-handed pitcher Clayton Kershaw on the injured list with back stiffness and have recalled right-handed pitcher Dustin May.

Scott Alexander (L)
Pedro Báez
Walker Buehler
Gerardo Carrillo*
Caleb Ferguson (L)
Dylan Floro
Tony Gonsolin
Victor González (L)
Brusdar Graterol
Josiah Gray*
Michael Grove* Andre Jackson*
Kenley Jansen
Marshall Kasowski*
Joe Kelly
Clayton Kershaw
Adam Kolarek (L)
Dustin May
Jimmy Nelson
David Price (L)
Dennis Santana
Josh Sborz
Ross Stripling
Blake Treinen
Edwin Uceta*
Julio Urías (L)
Mitch White
Alex Wood (L)

 

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Catchers (5)

Austin Barnes
Diego Cartaya*
Rocky Gale*
Keibert Ruiz
Will Smith

Infielders (7)

Matt Beaty
Omar Estevez*
Gavin Lux
Max Muncy
Edwin Ríos
Corey Seager
Justin Turner

Outfielders (7)

Mookie Betts
Joc Pederson
DJ Peters
AJ Pollock
Luke Raley
Zach Reks*
Cody Thomas*

Infielder/Outfielder (4)

Cody Bellinger
Kiké Hernandez
Zach McKinstry
Chris Taylor

*Indicates non-40-Man Roster

With the signing of outfielder Mookie Betts to a 12-year contract yesterday, the Los Angeles Dodgers are well on their way to a great season with all eyes on a World Series Championship.