The first home game is a week from Saturday against the Angels.
Gaudin reported feeling a “tweak” sensation in his right biceps in his last Cactus League start Saturday. But he recovered in the meantime and was scheduled to pitch in a minor-league game Thursday at Camelback Ranch.
“He got all the way to the mound, the bullpen mound, threw a couple and was feeling the same thing,” Mattingly said of Gaudin. “He’s feeling the same feeling he felt before, tingling in his fingers and things like that — enough to stop it. … He said it felt like you hit your funny bone.”
The injury adds to a growing list of ailments that is depleting the Dodgers’ pitching depth. Veteran Erik Bedard was expected to compete with Gaudin for a spot starter’s job, but he has been sidelined with a left triceps injury. The Dodgers will need a spot starter at least twice in April because left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu has inflammation in his left shoulder.
One lane at each entrance point to Dodger Stadium will be converted into a dedicated lane for fans who have prepaid parking passes prior to entry, the team announced Thursday.
From a club release:
To enjoy these dedicated prepaid lanes, the Dodgers encourage fans to purchase their parking in advance to assist in traffic flow and expedite movement through the auto gates. Advance parking prices are $10 and parking at the gate is $20. The Dodgers also will offer premium parking in advance at $35 and $50 at the gate. To purchase parking in advance, visit www.dodgers.com/parking.
Season-ticket holders who have already parking passes on their phone or in their hand upon entry can also take advantage of the prepaid lanes.