Highlights from the
AT THE PLATE: The Dodgers walloped Giants starter Clayton Blackburn, chasing him from the game after scoring three runs in the first inning. An inning later, shortly after
ON THE MOUND: Auditioning for the fifth starter role, Frias scattered six hits in four scoreless innings. He relied on his defense to turn double plays behind him. "Everything was good," Frias said. "I was able to attack the strike zone and stay ahead in the count." He lowered his Cactus League earned-run average to 2.45.
EXTRA BASES: Calling his lone Cactus League game, Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully received a special treat on Friday, as the Giants used longtime executive and former Dodgers coach Joe Amalfitano as their third-base coach. He is 82. The prospect delighted Scully. "Tonight is going to be fun," he said. "But I'll be praying that Joey is not involved with a line drive."