Published: Wed, November 15, 2017
World | By Paul Elliott

Dodgers To Play 3 Games Against The Padres In Mexico

Dodgers To Play 3 Games Against The Padres In Mexico

The games will be played at Estadio Monterrey, which the Padres previously visited for regular-season series in 1996 and 1999.

San Diego will be the designated "home" team for all three games. The games will be played at Estadio Monterrey, which the Padres previously visited for regular-season series in 1996 and 1999.

"The games, which will take place May 4-6 at Estadio Monterrey, mark the first regular-season contests in Mexico since 1999", AJ Cassavell of MLB.com reported. They won an MLB-high 104 games previous year, before coming within a game of winning the World Series.

The Dodgers have played exhibition games in Mexico three times in their history. Born in the USA and raised in Tijuana, Mexico, Adrian added, "This series will be memorable for all involved, as we visit Monterrey to repay the baseball fans in Mexico for their never-ending support of the game we all love". The Cleveland Indians and Minnesota Twins will compete in Puerto Rico during an April series in 2018.

The Padres market extensively in nearby Mexico. In addition, there are preliminary plans to also play games in Asia and the United Kingdom over the next few years. Gonzalez has said he hopes to play regularly next year, which could require a move to another team.

San Diego is set for its third regular-season trip south of the border, while Los Angeles will be making its first. He batted.174 in 23 at-bats. The Dodgers last participated in an worldwide event in the 2014 Opening Series in Sydney, Australia, where they played two games against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Players would reportedly receive a $15,000 bonus for participating in the series.

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