The Los Angeles Dodgers present their roster for Opening Day in Seoul against the San Diego Padres – La Opinion

The Los Angeles Dodgers present their roster for Opening Day in Seoul against the San Diego Padres – La Opinion


In just Five days will be the Opening Day of the Major Leagues in Seoul which will have two matchups between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Diego Padres.

This Friday, March 15, Dodgers and Padres presented their rosters for Opening Day that will feature the presence of almost 20 Latinos led by Teoscar Hernández, Miguel Rojas, Manny Machado, Fernando Tatis Jr. among others.

This will be the first time that an official Major League game is played in South Korea.

The San Diego Padres will play as homeclub in the first game, while the Dodgers will do so in the second game.

These are the Latinos who will be part of the teams for the series in Seoul:

The Dodgers will take four Latino hitters: Teoscar Hernández, Miguel Rojas, Miguel Vargas and Kiké Hernández.

Teoscar Hernández will be making his debut with the Dodgers this season after signing in free agency.

Kiké Hernández returns to the team after being in free agency. For their part, Vargas and Rojas were in the 2023 campaign.

The San Diego Padres have:

In the case of the Padres, six of the 11 Latin players they lead to the series are pitchers who can contribute as long relievers and closers.

The team has seven Dominican hitters, one Cuban and two Venezuelans registered on its roster for this inaugural series.

Receivers (3): Austin Barnes, Hunter Feduccia, Will Smith

Infielders (6): Mookie Betts, Freddie Freeman, Kiké Hernández, Gavin Lux, Max Muncy, Miguel Rojas

Outfielders (5): Teoscar Hernández, Jason Heyward, James Outman, Chris Taylor, Miguel Vargas

Designated hitter (1): Shohei Ohtani

Starters (7): Tyler Glasnow, Michael Grove, Kyle Hurt, Landon Knack, Bobby Miller, Gavin Stone, Yoshinobu Yamamoto

Relievers (9): Ryan Brasier, JP Feyereisen, Daniel Hudson, Joe Kelly, Evan Phillips, Blake Treinen, Gus Varland, Alex Vesia, Ryan Yarbrough.

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