A.J. Pollock, going against his former club in his first game as a Dodger, was christened as an Angeleno before the game. Traffic to the stadium Thursday morning, he said, was brutal. Alex Verdugo, on an opening-day roster for the first time, took a photo of his jersey at his locker before putting it on. He chose No. 27, previously Matt Kemp's number. Ross Stripling's fantasy football trophy, which he shares with Clayton Kershaw after they finally dethroned former general manager Farhan Zaidi and ceased his infamous dynasty, was placed atop his locker.