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Dodgers first baseman James Loney warms up near the freshly painted logo behind home plate before the season opener with the Giants at Dodger Stadium.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Dodgers bullpen catcher Rob Flippo warms up with a teammate before the season opener with the Giants at Dodger Stadium.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Dodgers center fielder Matt Kemp poses for a photo with fan Jose Sanchez of Ontario before the season opener with the Giants at Dodger Stadium.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Fan Adam Metalf, 11, of Merritt Island, Fla., reaches out to Dodgers right fielder Andre Ethier for an autograph. Adam's mother, Katy Metcalf, at Adam's right, takes Adam on a mother-son trip to the Dodgers season opener every year.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Dodgers right fielder Andre Ethier autographs a ball for Dodgers fan Adam Metalf, 11, left, of Merritt Island, Fla.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Dodgers right fielder Andre Ethier looks out over the field before the season opener with the Giants at Dodger Stadium.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

A couple relax in the sun while waiting for the opening day game to begin.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christina House / For The Times

Fans cheer as a gigantic American flag is unfurled on the field during opening day ceremonies at Dodger Stadium.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christina House / For The Times

Members of the Dodgers doff their caps during the singing of the national anthem.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Placido Domingo sings the national anthem.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Dodgers owner Frank McCourt on opening day at Dodger Stadium.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times

Fireworks smoke in the background as members of the Dodgers listen to the national anthem.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times

James Loney of the Dodgers acknowledges the service personnel carrying the large American flag off the field before the season opener with the Giants.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Dodgers manager Don Mattingly greets players before the season opener with the Giants at Dodger Stadium. The Dodgers won 2-1; it was Mattingly's first win as manager.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Former Dodgers pitching sensation Fernando Valenzuela throws out the ceremonial first pitch as former manager Tom Lasorda watches his mechanics at the Dodgers season opener.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw delivers a pitch during the third inning in the season opener with the Giants at Dodger Stadium.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum delivers a pitch during the first inning in the season opener with the Dodgers at Dodger Stadium.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Robert Alvarez has attended the Dodgers opening day each year since his childhood. Bobby Javier, his 4-month-old son, continues the family tradition at his first opening day at Dodgers Stadium.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christina House / For The Times

Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw delivers a pitch during the first inning in the season opener.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Dodgers third baseman Juan Uribe is hit by a pitch delivered by Tim Lincecum in the sixth inning at Dodger Stadium.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Dodgers' Rod Barajas, left, congratulates Matt Kemp's scoring on a throwing error by Giants catcher Buster Posey in the sixth inning.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

A fan celebrates atop the Dodger dugout during the eighth inning.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Clayton Kershaw pitches against the Giants on opening day.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christina House / For The Times

Dodgers' Matt Kemp steals second base past the tag of Giants shortstop Miguel Tejada in the eighth inning of the season opener with the Giants.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Dodgers first baseman James Loney connects for a run-scoring double in the eighth inning to increase the lead to 2-0 over the Giants.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly gives center fielder Matt Kemp a high-five after he scored the game's first run against the Giants in the sixth inning.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Matt Kemp, center, celebrates the first run for the Dodgers with Rod Barajas, left, against the Giants in the sixth inning.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christina House / For The Times

Fans fight for a foul ball with the Giants' Brandon Belt at left.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christina House / For The Times

The Dodgers' Matt Kemp steals second base against the Giants in the sixth inning.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christina House / For The Times

Jonathan Broxton pitches the final inning of opening day against the Giants at Dodger Stadium.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christina House / For The Times

Rafael Furcal, left, Jamey Carroll, center, and Juan Uribe celebrate their win over the Giants at Dodger Stadium on opening day.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christina House / For The Times

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