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Game recap: Dodgers defeat Giants 8-1 in season opener

After a four-month delay because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Dodgers open the season with an 8-1 victory over the Giants at Dodger Stadium.

Mookie Betts kneels during the national anthem as his Dodgers teammates stand.
Mookie Betts (near home plate) kneels during the national anthem as his Dodgers teammates stand before Thursday’s season opener against the Giants.
(Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)