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Los Angeles Dodgers vs. San Diego Padres: How to Watch, Predictions and More

After opening Cactus League play on Thursday with a 14-1 thumping of the San Diego Padres in Peoria, the Los Angeles Dodgers welcome their division rival to Camelback Ranch on Friday afternoon.

The lineup for the second games of the spring features a handful of starters like Freddie Freeman, Will Smith and Max Muncy. Manuel Margot will make his first appearance in Dodger blue and utility men like Miguel Rojas and Miguel Vargas will get the nod.

Starting on the mound is Landon Knack who is determined to make this big league roster after being named the Dodgers’ Minor League Pitcher of the Year in 2023.

How to Watch Dodgers vs. Padres on Friday

The first pitch is scheduled for 12:08 p.m. PT and the game will be broadcast on SportsNet LA and ESPN.

For those who would rather listen to the radio broadcast, tune into AM570. The Spanish language will be provided by KTNQ 1020.

Also, if you can’t watch or listen (or even if you can) make sure to follow Dodgers Nation on Twitter for live play-by-play of the game, and to talk with tons of Dodger fans throughout it. You can follow by clicking this link right here.

Predictions for Dodgers vs. Padres

On Thursday, Dodgers Nation predicted a low-scoring affair and the Dodgers provided quite the opposite. However, the Padres lineup doesn’t have any projected everyday players in it on Friday.

Dodgers should win this one 8-1.

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Chris Owings will play for the second straight day starting at second base on Friday. He was at third base on Thursday and was 1-for-2 with a double, a walk and two RBIs.

Jose Ramos didn’t start on Thursday but will be in right field on Friday. He was 1-for-2 with a double and two RBIs as well.

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Maren Angus

Maren Angus-Coombs was born in Los Angeles and raised in Nashville, Tenn. She is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University and has been a sports writer since 2008. Despite being raised in the South, her sports obsession has always been in Los Angeles. She is currently a staff writer for Dodgers Nation and the LA Sports Report Network.

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