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Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Dodgers SS Corey Seager is expected to start in Saturday's Freeway Series game against the Angels. Seager had been limited to minor league games of late after missing most of the Cactus League schedule with a strain in his side.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

The Dodgers made four moves before Thursday's Freeway Series game against the Angels. IF Chris Taylor, OF Trayce Thompson and LHP Julio Urias were optioned, while C Bobby Wilson was reassigned. The moves appear to open the door to have IF/OF Enrique Hernandez on the Opening Day roster.

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William Weinbaum ESPN 

Matt Shoemaker told Outside the Lines Thursday he doesn't know yet whether he'll be the Angels' Opening Day starter. But he said when he does take the mound for the first time in the regular season since a Sept. 4 line drive fractured his skull and necessitated emergency surgery for a brain bleed, he'll be wearing an SST Pro Performance carbon-fiber cap insert.

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

USC coach Clay Helton will serve as the Grand Marshal for the Long Beach Grand Prix on April 9. The three-day event begins April 7, but will be headlined by the second round of the Verizon IndyCar Series.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

HBO received four Emmy nominations for its "Hard Knocks" series with the Rams last summer, for Serialized Sports Documentary, Camera Work, Music Direction, and Post-Produced Audio/Sound. Winners are announced May 9 in NYC.

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

UCLA freshman TJ Leaf told ESPN he will declare for NBA draft with the intention of signing with an agent.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

The Dodgers have 8-1 odds to win the World Series, according to Westgate SuperBook. They are the fourth best selection, behind the Red Sox (7-1), Indians (5-1) and Cubs (7-2). The Dodgers' win total is projected at 94, while the Cubs are at 96.

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UCLA signee Jaylen Hands recorded 14 points, three rebounds, three assists, two steals and a block in Wednesday's McDonald's All-American Game. Future teammate Kris Wilkes added eight points and a rebound. (Photo by Mike DiNovo/USA TODAY Sports)

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