We have our first kangaroo sighting of the Opening Series - kind of
The D-backs and Dodgers have departed for Australia, where they'll kick the 2014 MLB regular season off with two games in Sydney. As Arizona's players and coaches boarded their flight early Monday morning, reliever Ryan Rowland-Smith tweeted that Australia's most famous animal was there to see them off:
So everyone can check the 'See a kangaroo' box pic.twitter.com/6aUjBi3qfD- Ryan Rowland-Smith (@hyphen18) March 17, 2014
In truth, Rowland-Smith probably has that box checked already - he's the only Australian-born player on either roster.