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Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Dodgers SS Corey Seager has called Chase Utley a vital mentor. Utley returned the compliment Saturday: "We locker next to each other. It's pretty easy to like a guy like that. He's obviously a great player, but he has a good head on his shoulders and if he wants to pick my brain, I'm all for it. I'm starting to pick his brain too."

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Chase Utley, on his return to the Dodgers, instead of going elsewhere, likely for more money: "Ultimately the goal for us in the clubhouse is to win a championship. I feel like we have the pieces in place to do that here. … I like the guys who are in this locker room."

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Dodgers OF Trayce Thompson will watch brother Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriors defend his NBA 3-point title on TV tonight with family friend Nolan Arenado of the Rockies. Trayce was in Toronto last year to watch his older brother win the shooting crown. As for his brother taking a consecutive 3-point title: "I think he'll win."

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Clayton Kershaw, on heading toward his seventh consecutive Opening Day start for the Dodgers: "Any time you get to do it is special. … It's always fun to get the season going and to be a part of it. I'm thankful that I have done it for so long and with the same team. Not many people get to do that so it's pretty cool."

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Adrian Gonzalez has played at least 156 games in each of the last 11 seasons, but is not expected to reach that mark this year. Gonzalez, 35 in May, figures to be held back more this year by Dodgers manager Dave Roberts. "It's more of curtailing some at-bats and obviously that's up for debate with Adrian," Roberts said. "He wants to be out there every day."

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Kershaw to tie Dodgers mark on Opening Day

Clayton Kershaw will make his seventh consecutive Opening Day start when the Dodgers kick off the season at home April 3 against the Padres.

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Clayton Kershaw announced as Dodgers starter on Opening Day. In 6 career such starts, he's 4-0, with a 0.93 ERA, and 44 K. The Dodgers are 6-0 in those starts. This will mark the 7th straight Opening Day he starts for LA.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Dodgers officially announce Chase Utley's free agent deal. The one-year deal is $2 million, plus incentives. To make room on the 40-man roster, Darin Ruf was released. Ruf is expected to play in Japan this season.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts officially names Clayton Kershaw a his Opening Day starter. Not that there was a doubt. Kershaw will make his seventh Opening Day start, tying a franchise record (Drysdale, Sutton).

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Dodgers' Gonzalez (elbow) can't swing bat yet

As he works through dealing with inflammation in his right elbow, Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez will see limited action for at least another two weeks.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Dodgers 1B Adrian Gonzalez said he is dealing with forearm soreness, otherwise known as tennis elbow. No swinging a bat or weightlifting for two weeks when he will be tested again. His availability for Mexico in the opening rounds of the WBC is up in the air.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts expressed the obvious, that not all of his players with major league OF experience will make the Opening Day roster. "It's a great problem to have," Roberts said of the depth. "Individually speaking, it might not be great for each player, but everyone in that clubhouse wants to win a championship. … (Unselfishness) is what it's going to have to take from each player."

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Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Clayton Kershaw lets it fly during his second bullpen session of the spring. The lefty says he is feeling strong and has expressed his desire to reach 200 innings again this season.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Dodgers IF/C Austin Barnes will only be asked to focus on catching this season. Barnes is lined up to be Yasmani Grandal's backup at catcher and could start as many as 50 games this season.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Jose Miguel Fernandez has officially signed with the Dodgers and will get an invite to big league camp. The 28-year-old infielder last played in Cuba in 2014.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Yasiel Puig is ready for the zombies this season, with his "The Walking Dead" bat. Photo courtesy Los Angeles Dodgers.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Yasiel Puig has arrived in Dodgers camp, bringing with him a baseball bat wrapped in barbed wire, housed in a wood box with "The Walking Dead" stamped on the outside. Spring training now has begun.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Dodgers pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu is getting extension on his pitches again, the main reason the club is optimistic about the starter. But after barely pitching the last two seasons, manager Dave Roberts said he needs to see consistent results when Ryu faces batters this spring. The Dodgers have at least 10 starting pitching options currently in camp.

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Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

If the Dodgers have a theme for 2017 it is to continue the unselfish attitude they displayed last season. Manager Dave Roberts explains.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Dodgers pitcher Kenta Maeda joked that "Ramen" was the reason he added 10 pounds this winter. Actually, it was a balanced diet and a new workout program that did the trick, as Maeda looks to avoid the late season lull he experienced in his rookie year of 2016.

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A peek through the fence at Sergio Romo's Wiffle Ball slider. And he was not pleased with either of these.

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Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

It's time to get used to it. Sergio Romo throwing his first official bullpen in a Dodgers uniform.

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Hernandez on state of the Dodgers

Dylan Hernandez of the L.A. Times joins Mornings with Keyshawn, Jorge and LZ to talk about the longevity of Clayton Kershaw's career, the Dodgers rotation and questionable outfield.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Sergio Romo, on officially joining the Dodgers as a free agent: "Rick Honeycutt is my pitching coach. That's pretty awesome to say."

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

The Dodgers officially announce the free-agent signing of RHP Sergio Romo, reportedly worth $3 million plus incentives. To make room on the 40-man roster, RHP Yimi Garcia (Tommy John surgery) was transferred to the 60-day DL.

Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average3.705th
Quality Starts6029th
WHIP1.192nd
BAA.2332nd
Runs72514th
Batting Average.24922nd
On Base Percentage.31918th
Slugging Percentage.40918th

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