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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:

Pitchers (16):
Scott Alexander (L)
Pedro Báez
Walker Buehler
Caleb Ferguson (L)
Dylan Floro
Brusdar Graterol
Kenley Jansen
Joe Kelly
Dustin May (R)
Adam Kolarek (L)
Jake McGee (L)
Dennis Santana
Ross Stripling
Blake Treinen
Julio Urías (L)
Alex Wood (L)

Catchers (2):
Austin Barnes
Will Smith

Infielders (5):
Matt Beaty
Max Muncy
Corey Seager
Edwin Ríos
Justin Turner

Outfielders (5):
Cody Bellinger
Mookie Betts
Terrance Gore
Joc Pederson
AJ Pollock

Infielder/Outfielder (2):
Kiké Hernández
Chris Taylor

Injured List (2):
Jimmy Nelson, RHP (45-day, low-back surgery)
Clayton Kershaw, LHP (back stiffness)

opening day

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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