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Los Angeles Dodgers: The Dodgers picked Derek Lowe to start on Opening Day for the third straight year.
Lowe will be penciled in to pitch the team's season opener April 2 in Milwaukee, Dodgers manager Grady Little said Tuesday. The right-hander is looking forward to redeeming himself after he gave up seven earned runs in an 11-10 loss to Atlanta in last season's opener.
"It's always exciting to pitch Opening Day," Lowe said. "The way I pitched last year was disappointing, so I get ...
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SPRING TRAINING NEWS
Follow the day's news from spring training in the Grapefruit and Cactus leagues as we begin the countdown toward Opening Day on Sunday (Mets at world champion Cardinals, 8 p.m. ET, ESPN2):
• Colon, Weaver, Figgins on DL
• Pirates send Sanchez to the DL
• Rogers has clot removed, will miss first half
• Sabathia throws, says he's ready for opener
• Pavano to start Opening Day for Yankeees
• A's put Dan Johnson on DL with hip injury
• Walker signs minor league deal with A's
• Grapefruit: Towers wins spot in Jays' rotation
• Cactus: Big Unit to start season on DL