Now that the football season is over, the road to the Major League Baseball season is officially underway.
Seven Days — Pitchers and Catchers Report
A week from today the Dodgers will have pitchers and catchers report to Spring Training, as the team begins its final preparations for the upcoming season.
Anticipation this season will be surrounding the facelift of the Dodgers, one which has seen the team improve its look by signing Zack Greinke and Hyun-Jin Ryu among others.
10 Days — Full Squad Reports
Three days later the rest of the team will report to Camelback Ranch.
Several questions will be posed to the Dodgers this season; including what kind of chemistry the team has built up.
18 Days — First Spring Training Game vs. Chicago White Sox
The Dodgers and White Sox are neighbors throughout the spring, and will battle for supremacy of the Ranch in game No. 1.
21 Days — First Game Against The Giants
What will the story line be this season for these heated rivals? For the Dodgers it should be about redemption against the defending world champions.
29 Days — Game Against International Squad
The Dodgers will play a spring training game against the Mexican National Team as it readies itself for the World Baseball Classic. Representing Mexico will be Luis Cruz, Adrian Gonzalez and coach Fernando Valenzuela.
52 Days — Finally Back Home
After a long month in Glendale, the Dodgers will return home to play the Anaheim Angels at Dodger Stadium as they complete Spring Training.
55 Days — Opening Day 2013
Finally the time will arrive as the Dodgers host the Giants at Dodger Stadium. The likely match up will be Clayton Kershaw against Matt Cain.
Who’s ready for 55 days to pass by?