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Kids look all right as Dodgers drop spring opener to White Sox
Kids look all right as Dodgers drop spring opener to White Sox

It was the first of 31 practice games, to be followed by 162 regular-season games, and then they hope, a long postseason run. That makes for a serious amount of games, so there’s no getting too excited about one exhibition game, let alone the very first one. But it’s the every-journey-starts-with-one-step routine, the Dodgers getting the first spring game of the season out of the way Wednesday, even if it was a 6-4 loss to the White Sox at Camelback Ranch in Phoenix. Teams tend to shrug off any underwhelming performances by veterans and check the enthusiasm level of prospects in the spring. So if Andre Ethier started off his preseason bid to win back a starting outfield...

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