Will Ferrell throws one pitch in a Dodgers uniform. (Video)

Will Ferrell

Will Ferrell’s Dodgers career ended after one batter Thursday with a perfect 0.00 ERA. (Associated Press photo)

PEORIA, Ariz. — Will Ferrell’s entrance into Thursday’s game between the Dodgers and San Diego Padres would have been a spectacle no matter what. When Ferrell cut through the stands wearing a San Francisco Giants uniform — as Yasiel Puig stepped into the batter’s box in the sixth inning — the announced crowd of 10,218 responded with a rousing chorus of boos.

For once, the boos weren’t for Puig. They were for the tall, old guy wearing the uniform of a National League West rival.

In case you’ve managed to ignore the last two days’ worth of baseball news, Ferrell played in five different Cactus League games Thursday. He helicoptered into the Peoria Sports Complex from Camelback Ranch, where he had just strapped on the catcher’s gear for the Giants.
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Dodgers spring training 2015: Lineups vs. San Diego Padres.


PEORIA, Ariz. — Will Ferrell is scheduled to pitch an inning for the Dodgers tonight and play an inning in right field for the San Diego Padres. He isn’t in the starting lineup for either team. Right now, he’s playing for the Cubs in Tempe.

It appears that Ferrell will take over for Matt Kemp, who is starting in right field for the Padres.

Update: Ferrell will pitch no earlier than the sixth inning for the Dodgers.

Here are the lineups for the 6:15 p.m. game:

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Morning notes: Dodgers rotation aligned for next week (and season-opening series).

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Dodgers manager Don Mattingly spelled out his rotation for the next week to reporters gathered at Camelback Ranch this morning. Here’s what it looks like:

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