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Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully still has a bad cold and will not call the Dodgers game against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night, a team spokesman said.
On Tuesday, the 84-year-old Scully missed only his second home opener in 63 years with the club. The only other time he wasnt at the Dodgers first home game of the season was in 1977, when he called the Masters golf tournament.
The Dodgers are unsure when Scully will return, describing him as day-to-day.
Aware that Scully didnt call their 2-1 victory over the Pirates on Tuesday, Dodgers players wished Scully a quick recovery.
I hope he gets well soon, Matt Kemp said.
Andre Ethier, who hit the winning home run, said, Its not a fun day when Vin doesnt announce. Its really not a fun day when he doesnt announce on opening day. Hopefully, he has a speedy recovery.
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Los Angeles Dodgers, who scored all of their runs in the first
inning against Jeff Karstens and beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on
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