The springs of
Maybe a bit too close to last year, though he is now showing signs of turning it around.
Puig on Sunday hit his second home run in as many days, belting a solo shot in the
On the spring, Puig is hitting .226 with three home runs and eight RBIs. Not exactly 2013, but at least he's making some movement away from last year. Despite the miserable spring a year ago, he hit .276 in April and then exploded in May, hitting .398 with eight homers and 25 RBIs.
The Dodgers' other run Sunday also came via the solo home run. Enrique Hernandez hit his third homer in as many games to lead off the bottom of the first.
That makes every appearance by a reliever in these last 13 spring games crucial to making the team, which meant Sunday wasn’t the best outing for
Thought to be a potential eighth-inning guy, if not a temporary closer while Kenley Jansen is out, Hatcher could retire only one of the five batters he faced. He was charged with three runs on three hits and a walk. His spring earned-run average is 10.13.
The rest of Sunday’s relievers fared much better. Paco Rodriguez and