Clayton Kershaw flashed his Cy Young form, Scott Van Slyke homered and the Dodgers opened the MLB season with a 3-1 win over the Diamondbacks in Australia.
Miguel Gonzalez proved to be an excellent substitute for the Baltimore Orioles, pitching six innings of three-hit ball Friday in an 8-0 victory over an Atlanta Braves split-squad.
Recently released by the Nationals, reliever Luis Ayala has now rejoined the Baltimore Orioles.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter is annoyed at how the news on the status of Manny Machado is being disseminated.
Bud Norris worked five strong innings in the Orioles' 4-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.