Dodgers executive De Jon Watson, Matt Kemp’s agent, among Arizona GM candidates.

De Jon Watson, the Dodgers’ director of player development, and former Dodgers pitcher Dave Stewart are on the initial list of nine candidates for the Arizona Diamondbacks’ general manager vacancy.

The Diamondbacks reassigned Kevin Towers on Friday, before the Dodgers swept the three-game series with Arizona.

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Dodgers to play in Rancho Cucamonga.

Rancho Cucamonga Quakes

(Will Lester/Inland Valley Daily Bulletin)

The Dodgers and their Single-A affiliate, the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes, formally announced they’ll play an exhibition game on March 28 at the Epicenter.

The game will begin at 6 p.m. and last seven innings. The Dodgers are playing another split-squad game that day in Anaheim to kick off the Freeway Series. Tommy Lasorda will manage the Dodgers in Rancho and Don Mattingly (presumably) will manage in Anaheim.

“As an organization, we are excited about strengthening our relationship with the Quakes and the Quakes’ fan base,” the Dodgers’ vice president of player development De Jon Watson, said in a statement. “In this game, the fans will have an opportunity to see not only our Major League players but some of our young rising stars at the best facility in the California League.”