The Dodgers take on the Reds in the home opener at Dodger Stadium tonight – NBC Los Angeles
The Los Angeles Dodgers will celebrate their 60th year at Dodger Stadium with their home opener Thursday night against the Cincinnati Reds. The first pitch is set at 7:10 p.m.
The Dodgers will start Walker Buehler against Luis Cessa for the Reds.
Buehler was the Dodgers’ opening day starter on Friday against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. Buehler (1-0) went five innings and struck out five in a 5-3 win over the Rockies.
The Dodgers are coming off a two-game sweep over the Twins in Minnesota.
Clayton Kershaw had a perfect game in the seventh inning against the Twins on Wednesday and struck out 13 batters before leaving the game. The Dodgers won the game, 7-0.
The Dodgers are 3-2 after the first five games of the season.
Cessa (0-0) makes his first start of the season with the Reds. He made two appearances and pitched 2 2/3 relief innings without giving up a run.
Need a ride? Learn more about Dodger Express buses
The game between the Dodgers and the Reds will air on SportsNet LA and on radio on AM-570 and in Spanish on KTNQ AM-1020.
It’s the 60th anniversary of Dodger Stadium, which opened on April 10, 1962, to 52,564 fans in a game against the Reds. Johnny Podres allowed five runs on 11 hits in 7 1/3 innings and the Dodgers lost their first home game, 6-3, to the Reds in 1962.
Grammy-nominated American singer Lupita Infante will sing the national anthem ahead of tonight’s game.
Additionally, there will be a flyover by two F-35 aircraft and the Joint Color Guard Armed Forces will present the colors of the nation.
Jaime Jarrin, who is celebrating his 64th and final season as. The Dodgers’ Spanish-language broadcaster will throw out the ceremonial first pitch.
Players representing every decade of Dodger Stadium’s existence will accompany 2018 Ring of Honor inductee Jarrin on the mound.
Gates to the car park and stadium open at 4:10 p.m. The pre-match ceremonies are due to start at 6:30 p.m.
The Dodger Stadium Express from Union Station will begin operating at 5:40 p.m.
First Alert Forecast
Great prediction today! Temperatures will start to get chilly before it gets nice and mild. Report by Belen De Leon on April 14, 2022.