Dodgers open at home in 2nd place with Scully at mic
Dodger legend Vin Scully speaks at a dedication ceremony unveiling a street sign of his namesake at the entrance to Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on Monday, April 11, 2016. Despite some opposition, the Los Angeles City Council on Friday officially renamed Elysian Park Avenue after the revered announcer, who's been the voice of the Dodgers for 67 years. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
LOS ANGELES (AP) After opening the season in San Diego and San Francisco, the Dodgers are finally coming home.
They host the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday, when Japanese star Kenta Maeda (1-0) makes his Dodger Stadium debut and Hall of Fame announcer Vin Scully is behind the mic for the final home opener of his 67-year career.
Many fans attending the sold out game will arrive via newly named Vin Scully Avenue, which dead-ends at the stadium's main gate.
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The Dodgers are coming home in second place behind the NL West-leading Giants, who beat them three times in four games last week. Los Angeles opened the season under new manager Dave Roberts with a three-game sweep of the Padres, who got outscored 25-0.
Patrick Corbin (0-1) starts for the last-place Diamondbacks (2-5). The left-hander struck out six without a walk in his first start against Colorado.