Dodgers, Padres to play in Beijing

Jan. 18, 2008 at 10:05 PM

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres will play two exhibition games in Beijing in March, it was reported Friday.

The teams will play at Wukesong Stadium, which will be used for baseball in the 2008 Olympics, The Los Angeles Times said.

Dodgers Manager Joe Torre is to be in Beijing next week to announce the exhibitions, which are to be played March 15-16, the newspaper said.

The games will be the first by major league teams in China, the report said.

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