The Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday announced their Opening Day 30-man roster ahead of the 2020 60-game regular season and opened Thursday night with an 8-1 Dodgers victory against the San Francisco Giants at Dodger Stadium.
President of Baseball Operations Andrew Friedman made the announcement.
The 30-man roster as broken down by position:
Scott Alexander (L)
Caleb Ferguson (L)
Dustin May (R)
Adam Kolarek (L)
Jake McGee (L)
Julio Urías (L)
Alex Wood (L)
Injured List (2):
Jimmy Nelson, RHP (45-day, low-back surgery)
Clayton Kershaw, LHP (back stiffness)
Thursday Night May-Hem
Hours before Thursday night’s game, veteran left-hand pitcher Clayton Kershaw, set to pitch the season opener, was placed on the injured list with back stiffness.
Rookie right-hand pitcher Dustin May was called up and pitched a strong 4 1/2 innings, allowing only one run while striking out four in the Dodgers’ victory.
May was the first Dodger rookie to start on Opening Day since Fernando Valenzuela in 1981.
Meanwhile, more than 4,000 fans have already purchased cutouts now being placed in seats throughout Dodger Stadium. Each cutout costs $299 and proceeds go to the nonprofit Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation.
The club on Wednesday extended the cutouts program to fans’ pets.
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