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While Dodgers roster is nearly set, Angels are still examining options heading into Freeway Series

While Dodgers roster is nearly set, Angels are still examining options heading into Freeway Series

The Dodgers and the Angels enter the three-game Freeway Series beginning Thursday in different states of readiness in terms of their opening-day rosters.

The Dodgers telegraphed many of their maneuvers with roster moves Tuesday and Wednesday. In February, Dodgers Manager Dave Roberts announced Clayton Kershaw would make his seventh consecutive start on opening day. Over in Tempe, Ariz., more than a month later, Angels Manager Mike Scioscia is yet to tip his hand on the opening-day starter, the rotation or the closer.

For the Dodgers, the lone roster dilemma involves the last two spots on the bench. The team will keep tabs on the health of utility player Enrique Hernandez,...

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