Dodgers open season with a win over Arizona Diamondbacks

Carlos Morles, likewise referred to as the “Desert Doyer” bases on the leading deck of Dodger Stadium prior to Thursday’s season opener versus the Arizona Diamondbacks. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

Five months after attaining a 111-win routine season just to see the San Diego Padres shatter their World Series-title goals in the National League Division Series, the Dodgers opened their 2023 project with an 8-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on a cold night at Dodger Stadium.

Veteran Los Angeles Times professional photographers Gina Ferazzi and Allen J. Schaben were on hand to catch a lot of the video game’s greatest minutes. Here’s a take a look at a few of their finest images:

Fans remove their hats as they watch a military flyover above Dodger Stadium before the Dodgers' season opener.

Fans eliminate their hats as they enjoy a military flyover above Dodger Stadium prior to the Dodgers’ season opener versus the Arizona Diamondbacks. (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)

Tokuji Yoshihashi, who served in a famous all-Japanese American unit in World War II, is honored during the game.

Tokuji Yoshihashi, who served in a popular all-Japanese American system in World War II, is honored throughout the 2nd inning of the Dodgers’ season opener. (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)

LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 30: Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Julio Urias (7) delivers a pitch.

Dodgers beginning pitcher Julio UrĂ­as provides a pitch throughout the 2nd inning versus the Arizona Diamondbacks. (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)

Miguel Rojas celebrates after scoring on a two-run double by Dodgers teammate Will Smith during the third inning.

Miguel Rojas commemorates after scoring on a two-run double by Dodgers colleague Will Smith throughout the 3rd inning. (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)

Dodgers shortstop Miguel Rojas, center, celebrates with manager Dave Roberts, right, after scoring in the third inning.

Dodgers shortstop Miguel Rojas, center, commemorates with supervisor Dave Roberts, right, after scoring in the 3rd inning. (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)

Dodgers shortstop Miguel Rojas, right, tags out Arizona Diamondbacks baserunner Ketel Marte.

Dodgers shortstop Miguel Rojas, right, tags out Arizona Diamondbacks baserunner Ketel Marte on a toss by Mookie Betts throughout the 6th inning. (Gina Ferazzi/Los Angeles Times)

James Outman, right, celebrates with Dodgers teammate Miguel Vargas.

James Outman, right, commemorates with Dodgers colleague Miguel Vargas after striking a two-run crowning achievement in the 6th inning. (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)

James Outman slides into second base ahead of the catch by Arizona Diamondbacks shortstop Nick Ahmed.

James Outman slides into 2nd base ahead of the catch by Arizona Diamondbacks shortstop Nick Ahmed throughout the 8th inning. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

Dodgers relief pitcher Phil Bickford delivers during the seventh inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Dodgers relief pitcher Phil Bickford provides throughout the seventh inning versus the Arizona Diamondbacks. (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)

Will Smith celebrates after hitting a run-scoring single in the fifth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Will Smith commemorates after striking a run-scoring single in the 5th inning versus the Arizona Diamondbacks. (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)

A fan takes a photo during a military flyover above Dodger Stadium before the Dodgers' season opener.

A fan takes a picture throughout a military flyover above Dodger Stadium prior to the Dodgers’ season opener. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

Dodgers shortstop Miguel Rojas, left, tags out Arizona Diamondbacks baserunner Ketel Marte during the sixth inning.

Dodgers shortstop Miguel Rojas, left, tags out Arizona Diamondbacks baserunner Ketel Marte throughout the 6th inning. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

James Outman celebrates after a two-run home run during the sixth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

James Outman commemorates after a two-run crowning achievement throughout the 6th inning versus the Arizona Diamondbacks. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

This story initially appeared in Los Angeles Times.

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