Alvarez to toss first pitch at Dodgers-Diamondbacks game


Unbeaten WBC junior middleweight titleholder Saul “Canelo” Alvarez will throw out the first pitch for Saturday’s game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the visiting Arizona Diamondbacks.

Alvarez (40-0-1, 29 knockouts) is expected to take the mound at 6 p.m. PT, with gametime scheduled for 6:10 at Dodgers Stadium.

Alvarez will defend his belt against Josesito Lopez (30-4, 18 KOs) in a Showtime-televised bout on Sept. 15 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

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