The Dodgers are celebrating the 50th anniversary of Dodger Stadium on Tuesday, and as I type The Beach Boys are performing "Little Surfer Girl" on the field. The music group will also sing the national anthem today in the home opener at Dodger Stadium, and will be a part of several promotions with the team all year, as The Beach Boys are also celebrating their 50th anniversary.
There is no Vin Scully today at Dodger Stadium, missing just his second home opener in 63 years, but the game goes on as the Dodgers battle the Pirates. Clayton Kershaw gets the start for the Dodgers, making his third straight home opener start, facing Kevin Correia of the Pirates. Here are the starting lineups:
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