Joey Votto

Dodgers take one out of two in split-squad games

Dodgers take one out of two in split-squad games

The Dodgers played split-squad games today taking one out of two. The Dodgers fell to the Cincinnati Reds, 9-3, in one game and defeated the San Diego Padres, 3-1, in the other.

ON THE MOUND: The Cactus League debut of 2015 Dodgers first-round pick Walker Buehler was eventful. He walked the first batter he faced, former MVP Joey Votto, and gave up a two-run homer on the next batter, Reds outfielder Adam Duvall. Then Buehler got to meet Chase Utley. Utley introduced himself to Buehler on the mound and gave him some encouragement. “I appreciated it,” said Buehler, who gave up three runs and collected three outs. Utley smiled when asked about the moment. “See you...

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