Highlights of the
AT THE PLATE:
ON THE MOUND: A shoddy spring for left-handed reliever
He yielded three runs and could collect only two outs when called in to replace Kenta Maeda in the sixth inning. Avilan gave up run-scoring doubles to Scott Schebler and
"Just left fastballs up," Dodgers Manager
Avilan has a 13.50 earned-run average in the Cactus League. The Dodgers had hoped to pair him with J.P. Howell as the left-handers in their bullpen, but the team could opt for more right-handed options instead.
"You don't want to judge a guy completely on
EXTRA BASES: After sitting out since Monday because of knee soreness, Yimi Garcia returned to action. He was charged with a run after giving up a hit and striking out two batters.
"Yimi threw well," Roberts said. "The ball came out of his hand well. Made some good pitches."