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Dodgers' projected roster for opening day

Dodgers' projected roster for opening day

PROJECTED ROSTER :: Andy McCullough sizes up the 25-man roster the Dodgers are expected to field on opening day:

No.; STARTERS; Pos.; B/T; Age; Comment

47; Howie Kendrick; 2B; R/R; 32; Back with Dodgers after his free-agent market never materialized, a solid bet to again hit about .290.

66; Yasiel Puig; RF; R/R; 25: Dodgers hope Puig can bounce back after a down year in 2015 and an off-season investigation into an incident at a Miami bar in November.

23; Adrian Gonzalez; 1B; L/L; 33; Slowed down late in 2015, but is still the team's most accomplished, dependable hitter and run producer.

10; Justin Turner; 3B; R/R; 31; A journeyman who...