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Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Dodgers lefty starting hopeful Alex Wood gave up 2 runs on 3 hits in 2 innings Saturday, but manager Dave Roberts said he saw some positives. "I thought Alex was fine," Roberts said. "The fastball was fine, had life. He gave up some hits but there were some good breaking balls and changes. He was fine today."

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Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

While the Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw has a way of making things look easy, he said Saturday that it all starts with hard work in the spring. Kershaw pitched a scoreless inning against the White Sox in his first Cactus League outing.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Clayton Kershaw kicked off his spring with a perfect 12-pitch inning against the White Sox. He threw a few extra pitches in the bullpen before calling it a day. Kershaw will start the Dodgers' season opener on April 3, his seventh consecutive Opening Day start.

Charles Moynihan ESPN Producer 

Tools of the trade - Yasiel Puig's equipment bag.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Logan Forsythe is expected to be the Dodgers main leadoff man this season, but manager Dave Roberts said he is willing to get others in the mix, naming both Andrew Toles and Joc Pederson as candidates for a cameo in the role.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

The Dodgers' Hyun -Jin Ryu will pitch a live batting practice session next and then be pointed toward a Cactus League game. The Dodgers have raved all spring about Ryu, who has just one appearance the last two season because of shoulder and elbow procedures.

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Jansen wants to finish the job with Dodgers (1:20)

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Dodgers pitchers Saturday vs. CWS: Kershaw, Wood, Ravin, Schuster, Castillo, Geltz, Rhame, Younginer.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Dodgers in the Cactus League opener vs. CWS: Forsythe 2B, Seager SS, Turner 3B, Grandal C, Gutierrez DH, Pederson CF, Puig RF, Toles LF, Segedin 1B.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Rob Segedin will play first base for the Dodgers in the Cactus League opener Saturday as Adrian Gonzalez nurses a bout of tennis elbow. Otherwise, the lineup is Opening Day caliber, with Clayton Kershaw starting and expected to pitch just one inning.

Charles Moynihan ESPN Producer 

The Dodgers and White Sox play later today during opening weekend of Cactus League action. Clayton Kershaw will start and is scheduled to throw an inning.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Dodgers OF Trayce Thompson still is being asked to take it slow this spring. A back injury last year will have him playing in "controlled settings" and simulated games when the Cactus League schedule begins this weekend. As for starting the season on the roster, "we're not so sure," manager Dave Roberts said.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Julio Urias and Scott Kazmir on track to pitch for the Dodgers in Cactus League games next week. Clayton Kershaw will throw one inning Saturday, while Rich Hill and Kenta Maeda will pitch two innings in stars Sunday and Monday respectively.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

No first baseman has been named for the Dodgers' Cactus League opener Saturday. Adrian Gonzalez is out with tennis elbow and manager Dave Roberts said Chase Utley will not get the call either.

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If he's A-Gone, then what will Mexico do in the WBC?

Adrian Gonzalez hasn't been cleared to play yet, and Khris Davis has been ruled out, but the manager is still excited about his depth and pitching.

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Roberts says success equals World Series for Dodgers (2:57)

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts gave a glimpse at the rotation saying Clayton Kershaw will pitch the Cactus League opener Saturday, followed by Rich Hill and Kenta Maeda. They likely will pitch just one inning. Roberts said the rest of the rotation probably will become more apparent in mid-March.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts, on Sergio Romo's personality: "He's kind of the right-handed Mexican version of J.P. Howell."

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The evolution of Clayton Kershaw

The best pitcher on the planet has cemented his place by adding just enough to stay ahead of the rest. What new wrinkle will the Dodgers ace find next?

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Despite positive early bullpens, the Dodgers will take it slow with starter Hyun-Jin Ryu. The Cactus League schedule starts Saturday, and as of now, Ryu is not scheduled to pitch in a game. "It is kind of contingent on his progress," manager Dave Roberts said.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts is on board with some, not all, rules changes for baseball. On the new rule for an automatic intentional walk, Roberts says, "If that's the rule, we'll kind of abide." As for a proposal to put a runner on base in extra innings … not so fast. "That doesn't sound too appealing for me .. "

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Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

The gang's all here as the Dodgers run an around-the-infield drill.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Can Corey Seager get even better in 2017? Dodgers manager Dave Roberts revealed that Seager never felt like he had his "A swing" during his rookie-of-the-year season in 2016. Room for improvement seems to exist.

ESPN Stats & Information

The bar has been set

Per the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook, the following are the eight highest 2017 over-under win totals across all MLB teams. Story

Team Stats

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

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