The Arizona Diamondbacks served as the home team for Major League Baseball's 2014 Championship Season opener in Sydney, Australia on March 22-23. The D-backs hosted the Los Angeles Dodgers at the historic Sydney Cricket Ground in the first season-opening event staged in an emerging baseball market.
"We are honored that Major League Baseball selected our franchise to participate in the first-ever series in Australia," said D-backs President & CEO Derrick Hall. "The Diamondbacks take great pride in promoting our brand, as well as the great sport, globally. Being at the forefront of spreading international goodwill on this prominent stage is a feat that we enthusiastically embrace and accept." Press Release »