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Dodgers prospects Cody Bellinger, Alex Verdugo go deep in 10-8 victory over Brewers

Dodgers prospects Cody Bellinger, Alex Verdugo go deep in 10-8 victory over Brewers

The Dodgers defeated the Milwaukee Brewers, 10-8, on Sunday at Maryvale Baseball Park and are now 2-0 in Cactus League play.

AT THE PLATE: A sizable blast from prospect Cody Bellinger broke an 8-8 tie in the eighth. Bellinger connected on a homer that cleared the right-field perm and landed on a nearby practice field. Two batters later, fellow top prospect Alex Verdugo launched a solo homer of his own. Both players took advantage of journeyman reliever Andrew Barbosa, a 29-year-old left-hander who has never pitched in the majors. Bellinger calls first base his home, but he will also play all three outfield positions this spring. “My main goal is to show...

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