2014 Baseball Opening In Sydney

MLB_Final_LOGO_TEAMSHappy Sunday morning kids

This is game one in the official opening of Major League Baseball  in Sydney. The L.A Dodgers against the Arizona Diamondbacks

It was a 15,000 mile trip for both teams and it is the largest distance that MLB has traveled to open a season. Rain delayed the first pitch in the opening game.

The line up for the Dodgers –  Puig, Turner, Ramirez, Gonzalez,Van Slyke,Uribe,Ellis,Kershaw


The Arizona Diamondback – Pollock, Hill, Goldschmidt, Prado, Trumbo,Montero, Owings, Parra, Miley

Grab some bench and lets head to the first.

**First Inning  **0 – 0

L.A – Puig,(strike out) Turner(strike out), Ramirez(ground out 2nd to first),

D-backs –  Pollock(strike out), Hill(single to short), Goldschmidt(single to left), Prado(ground to pitcher), Trumbo(ground to third),

**Second Inning  **1 – 0 L.A

L.A. – Gonzalez(walk),Van Slyke(double),Uribe(strike out)Ethier,(ground to second,runner scores)Ellis(fly out to right),

D-backs – Montero(fly out to left), Owings(strike out), Parra(strike out),

**Third Inning  **1 – 0 L.A

L.A – Kershaw(strike out), Puig(ground to pitcher), Turner(fly out to center),

D-backs – Miley(ground to second), Pollock(ground to third), Hill(walk), Goldschmidt(fly out to deep center),

**Fourth Inning  **3 – 0  L.A

L.A – Ramirez(pop out to short in foul terrority), Gonzalez(struck out,reaches on a wild pitch), Van Slyke(HOME RUN), Uribe(fly out to center),Ethier(ground to second)

D-backs – Prado(ground to second), Trumbo(ground to second), Montero(single to left), Owings(ground to second),

**Fifth Inning  **3 – 0  L.A

L.A. – Ellis(walk) , Kershaw(strike out), Puig(strike out), Turner(single to center), Ramirez(single to third,error to 3rd), Gonzalez(strike out),

D-backs – Parra(single to center), Gregorius(hitting for pitcher)(strike out), Pollock(fly out to right), Hill(strike out),

**Sixth Inning  **3 – 1  L.A

L.A – Van Slyke(fly out to right), Uribe(strike out), Ethier(caught at third),

D-backs – Goldschmidt(double to left center,advance to 3rd on wild pitch), Prado(ground to 3rd), Trumbo(ground to 2nd,runner scores), Montero(ground to first),

**Seventh Inning   **3 – 1

L.A. –  Ellis(strike out), Kershaw(single,out trying to take 2nd) Puig(strike out),

D-backs –  Owings(ground to first), Parra(single to second), Chavez(strike out), Pollock(fly out to right),

**Eighth Inning  **3 – 1  L.A

L.A – Turner(ground to third), Ramirez(ground to third), Gonzalez(double), Van Slyke(walk), Uribe(hit into force at second),

D-backs – Hill(strike out), Goldschmidt(fly out to center), Prado(strike out),

**Ninth Inning  **3 – 1  L.A

L.A – Ethier(ground to second), Ellis(hit by pitch), Baxter(fly out to left), Puig(fly out to center)

D-backs –  Trumbo(strike out), Montero(ground to third), Owings(walk), Parra(ground to first)


**FINAL – L.A Dodgers – 3 and the Arizona Diamondbacks – 1

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