Dodgers win a pair of split squad games against the Cubs and Mariners
Dodgers 6, Chicago Cubs 5
Dodgers 8, Seattle 4 (10 innings)
AT THE PLATE: The Dodgers beat the Cubs by scoring twice in the bottom of the ninth — on a game-tying walk with the bases loaded, then a walk-off walk. Austin Barnes, the third catcher on a team that might carry only two catchers, hit his third home run of the spring. That is tied for the team high with nonroster infielder Rob Segedin, who hit the game-winning home run against the Mariners in the 10th inning.
ON THE MOUND: Brandon Beachy and Carlos Frias, among the contestants for a spot at the back of the Dodgers’ rotation, each pitched three innings Saturday. Beachy did not give up a run to the Cubs; Frias gave up two to the Mariners. Reliever Jamey Wright, trying to return to the Dodgers at 41, gave up two hits, two walks and two runs in one inning.
EXTRA BASES: Third baseman Justin Turner, coming off knee surgery, is expected to make his Cactus League debut Monday. … Third baseman Alex Guerrero (knee) has not played in a week. He was in Saturday’s lineup and then scratched. … Second baseman Howie Kendrick (groin), who has been limited to two games this spring, is expected to return early this week.
UP NEXT: Rockies on Sunday, 1 p.m. at Salt River Fields. TV: SportsNet LA; Radio: 570.
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