Dodgers Spring Training: Start Time For Monday’s Game Against Rockies Changed

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First pitch between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Colorado Rockies was changed to a 6:40 p.m. PT start time at Salt River Fields on Monday night. The game had previously been scheduled to begin at 6:10 p.m.

Last year’s first-round draft pick Gabriel Hughes is scheduled to pitch for the Rockies in just his second professional game. The Dodgers have not listed a probable starter.

The matchup is the second-to-last night game the Dodgers have in Cactus League play this year. They’re facing the Seattle Mariners under the lights at Peoria Sports Complex on Wednesday, which has a 6:40 p.m. start time as well.

Overall, the 2023 Dodgers Spring Training schedule includes nine nighttime games when factoring in the exhibition Freeway Series. However, at most the Dodgers will play eight of those due to their March 15 game with the Rockies at Camelback Ranch getting canceled because of rain.

While it is an afternoon start, the Dodgers will find themselves back at Salt River Fields on Thursday for a matchup with the Arizona Diamondbacks.

The Dodgers’ final Cactus League game of the year is Saturday, at home against the Kansas City Royals.

Dodgers Spring Training at Camelback Ranch

The Dodgers are in their 15th year at Camelback Ranch in Glendale, Arizona. The complex features features a 1,300-foot, 5-acre lake system with a river that serves the dual purpose of irrigation for fields and site landscaping.

Among the 12 practice fields (four Major League, eight Minor League) at Camelback Ranch are replicas of the Dodgers and White Sox home ballparks with exact dimensions of Dodger Stadium and Guaranteed Rate Field, respectively.

In an ode to Dodgertown grounds at Vero Beach, citrus groves line the east side of the property on the Dodgers’ portion of the facility. The organization additionally have placards honoring All-Stars at every position throughout the franchise’s history, life-size bobblehead of Hall of Famers Tommy Lasorda, and team logos.

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