Barry O'Farrell, premier of New South Wales, announced at a news conference the Dodgers and Diamondbacks will play games on both March 22 and 23 at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
Those teams were involved in a benches-clearing melee Tuesday in Los Angeles.
Major League Baseball previously opened seasons in Monterrey, Mexico (1999), Tokyo (2000, 2004, 2008, 2012) and San Juan, Puerto Rico (2001).
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