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Ground staff prepare the baseball field that has been specially built for the Major League Baseball opening series at the Sydney Cricket Ground. The MLB season-opening two-game series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks in Sydney will be played this weekend, starting on Saturday March 22, 2014. Rick Rycroft / AP. The Arizona Diamondbacks train at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 ahead of their two-game opening series with the Los Angeles Dodgers in Australia.