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18 Baseball Players Having The Time Of Their Lives In Australia

The Diamondbacks and Dodgers are Down Under for the MLB opener.

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The Sydney Cricket Ground has been transformed.

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1. Addison Reed was impressed.

Wow is the only word to describe this!

2. A.J. Pollock couldn't wait to get started.

A.J. Pollock, on @scg: "It's just an amazing looking park. They did a great job." http://t.co/5BHw2BR2B0

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A.J. Pollock, on @scg: "It's just an amazing looking park. They did a great job." http://t.co/5BHw2BR2B0

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3. Hyun Jin Ryu learned to speak Australian.

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4. Brian Wilson struggled.

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5. Adrian Gonzalez met the locals.

Then had some fun with his new bat.

.@AdrianTitan23 with his new cricket bat. #OpeningSeries

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.@AdrianTitan23 with his new cricket bat. #OpeningSeries

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6. Drew Butera showed off his tan.

The rescue Down Under: http://t.co/N90jqtk6IJ

7. Justin Turner and girlfriend Kourtney looked like natives.

Had the best time exploring Bondi Beach with @redturn2 today! Loving Australia! #OpeningSeries #Tourists

Kourtney@court_with_a_K

Had the best time exploring Bondi Beach with @redturn2 today! Loving Australia! #OpeningSeries #Tourists

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8. The Kershaws met a kangaroo joey.

When you in Australia and you turn 26, you get to hold a baby kangaroo in a pouch like its mother. #CK26inSydney

Ellen Kershaw@ellenkershaw

When you in Australia and you turn 26, you get to hold a baby kangaroo in a pouch like its mother. #CK26inSydney

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Clayton's Best Birthday Ever!

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Just. The. Cutest.

The picture you've all been waiting for -- the Kershaws and a kangaroo. Happy birthday, @ClaytonKersh22:

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The picture you've all been waiting for -- the Kershaws and a kangaroo. Happy birthday, @ClaytonKersh22:

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Clayton is a natural born Aussie Rules Footballer!

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9. Paul Goldschmidt found some cuddly friends.

A few of the #Dbacks are visiting @tarongazoo today. They won't let you hold the real animals, so Goldy improvised.

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A few of the #Dbacks are visiting @tarongazoo today. They won't let you hold the real animals, so Goldy improvised.

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And got photobombed by a wallaby.

And showed he's got the right stuff for rugby.

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10. The Howell's said "G'day" to a koala.

At the @tarongazoo making friends w/ Koala bears! @Dodgers @MLB can we take one home?!!

JP&Heather Howell@TheHowells56

At the @tarongazoo making friends w/ Koala bears! @Dodgers @MLB can we take one home?!! 🐨

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And a kangaroo.

Kangaroo sighting! Someone has no fear of @MLB batters but got nervous to pet this guy w/ me

JP&Heather Howell@TheHowells56

Kangaroo sighting! Someone has no fear of @MLB batters but got nervous to pet this guy w/ me

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11. Tony Campana climbed the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

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12. Archie Bradley conquered his fear of heights too.

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He's really enjoying his first MBL roadtrip.

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13. Tim Federowicz spent some time on Sydney harbour.

Had a great time at Bondi Beach and our boat tour back by the Sydney Opera House!

Tim Federowicz@FedX19

Had a great time at Bondi Beach and our boat tour back by the Sydney Opera House!

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Before going really native.

Just had kangaroo for dinner. It was a lot better than I expected!

Tim Federowicz@FedX19

Just had kangaroo for dinner. It was a lot better than I expected!

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14. Hanley Ramirez rocked his best Jacko look.

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15. Joc Pederson got sparklers.

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16. Matt Tuiasosopo loved Bondi's empty sands.

Great time at Bondi Beach with @Facejincher and @Homville

Matt Tuiasosopo@MPTuiasosopo

Great time at Bondi Beach with @Facejincher and @Homville

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17. Yasiel Puig couldn't stop smiling.

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18. And Andre Etheir couldn't stop hitting balls.

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But when he did, he rocked The Greatest Suit/Tie Combo In History.

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