3/16/2014 12:01 A.M. ET
Ryu, Cahill get one more tuneup before Australia
Tanaka gets start for Yankees among 10 games scheduled to air today on MLB.TV
By Austin Laymance / MLB.com
With one week to go until the Dodgers and D-backs play their Opening Series in Sydney, Australia, both clubs will be in action on Sunday afternoon before heading Down Under.
Dodgers left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu will start against the Rockies at 4:05 p.m. ET live on MLB.TV, a tune-up for his scheduled start next weekend against Arizona in the second game of the regular season.
The D-backs will face the Brewers at 4:10 p.m. in a game that can be heard live on Gameday Audio. Trevor Cahill will toe the rubber for Arizona, the right-hander's final spring appearance before his scheduled start on Saturday in Sydney.
Meanwhile, the Yankees and Marlins finish the two-game Legend Series in Panama with a 2:05 p.m. game at Rod Carew Stadium. CC Sabathia will start for the Yankees, while Nathan Eovaldi will get the ball for the Marlins. The two-game series, which began Saturday, marks Major League Baseball's first visit to the country since 1947.
Back in the United States, Masahiro Tanaka makes his second Grapefruit League start as a Yankees split squad hosts the Braves in a 1:05 p.m. game live on MLB.TV. Atlanta stars Jason Heyward, Andrelton Simmons and the Upton brothers are scheduled to start behind right-hander Julio Teheran, who is the most likely candidate to start for the Braves on Opening Day. Catcher Brian McCann, who signed with the Yankees in November, will face his former club for the first time.
There are eight additional games available on MLB.TV.
In a matchup of American League East rivals, Rays Opening Day starter David Price takes the mound against the visiting Red Sox at 1:05 p.m. David Ross, Mike Napoli, Will Middlebrooks, Jackie Bradley Jr. and Mike Carp are expected to start for Boston behind right-hander Allen Webster.
Opening Day starter Adam Wainwright toes the rubber for the Cardinals as they go for their fifth straight Grapefruit League win in a 1:05 p.m. game against the Mets. Left-hander Jon Niese will start for New York.
Former AL Cy Young Award winner Justin Verlander makes his second spring start for the Tigers in a 1:05 p.m. contest against the Nationals. Rajai Davis, Ian Kinsler, Victor Martinez and Nick Castellanos are scheduled to make the trip for visiting Detroit. The Nationals will send ace Jordan Zimmermann to the hill.
Another Opening Day starter will be in action as Twins newcomer Ricky Nolasco faces his former club, the Marlins, in a 1:05 p.m. contest. Nolasco, who signed with Minnesota in December, is the Marlins' all-time wins leader with 81 victories. Kevin Slowey will start for Miami.
In the final Grapefruit League game on the MLB.TV slate, the Phillies host the Pirates at 1:05 p.m. Sean O'Sullivan will start for Philadelphia, looking to lock down a potential early-season rotation spot. Pirates left-hander Adam Wilk, solid in seven relief innings this spring, will make his first start.
In the Cactus League, Cleveland ace Justin Masterson starts against the Cubs in a split-squad matchup at 4:05 p.m. Chicago will give the ball to No. 2 starter Travis Wood.
Yu Darvish will make his fourth spring start for the Rangers on the road against the White Sox at 4:05 p.m. Neftali Feliz and Joakim Soria are also scheduled to pitch for Texas. John Danks will take the mound for the White Sox.
In the final game on MLB.TV, the Angels host the Mariners at 1:05 p.m. in a matchup of AL West foes. C.J. Wilson gets the start for the Halos, the left-hander's third appearance against Seattle this spring. The Mariners will take a look at 25-year-old lefty Roenis Elias, who will make his first Cactus League start and work about five innings or 75 pitches. Elias has emerged as a candidate to join the rotation after posting a 1.23 ERA in 7 1/3 innings of relief.
Austin Laymance is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.