Found October 25, 2012 on NESN.com:
Major League Baseball dismissed a report that the Los Angeles Dodgers could open the 2014 season in Australia. "We are not currently exploring the possibility with the Dodgers or any team to play in Australia," Pat Courtney, MLB's senior vice president of public relations, said Wednesday. Australian promoters told the Sydney Morning Herald that they were working on a deal that could have the Dodgers open 2014 with a three-game series against the Arizona Diamondbacks at the Sydney Cricket Ground. MLB opened its season in Tokyo in 2000, 2004, 2008 and 2012. The league also opened up internationally in Monterrey Mexico in 1999, and in San Juan, Puerto Rico in 2001. Sports promoter Jason Moore said he has been in negotiations to make the series happen for six years and hoped a deal will be signed by the end of the year. The plan was for the series to be played in late March -- the start of Australia's autumn -- and for the teams to stay in Sydney ...
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