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Dodgers beat Seattle, 7-3

Dodgers beat Seattle, 7-3
Tyler Holt is congratulated by Dodgers Manager Dave Roberts (30) after scoring in the seventh inning against the Seattle Mariners. (Tim Warner / Getty Images)

The Dodgers beat the Seattle Mariners, 7-3, on Sunday, improving their Cactus League record to 6-4.

At the plate: Yasiel Puig hit his first home run of the spring and scored twice. … Cody Bellinger, the Dodgers' No. 1 prospect, had two singles in three at-bats and drove in a run. Bellinger is expected to get significant playing time at first base while Adrian Gonzalez plays with Mexico in the World Baseball Classic. … Second baseman Willie Calhoun, another top prospect, had a run-scoring single in his first spring at-bat.

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On the mound: Julio Urias started and threw two hitless innings, striking out two batters. … Sergio Romo worked a perfect inning. He has six outs this spring, five by strikeout. … Yaisel Sierra, the Cuban pitcher signed for $30 million after the 2015 season and removed from the 40-man roster last summer, worked two scoreless innings and has thrown four scoreless innings this spring.

Extra bases: Reliever Pedro Baez has yet to make his Cactus League debut because of continued soreness in his right hand, and Manager Dave Roberts said the Dodgers have directed him to stop throwing for now. … It is unclear when Kenta Maeda might make his next start. The Dodgers are off Thursday, five days after Maeda's last start, but Roberts said Urias would remain on regular rest and start Friday. … The coaching staff is impressed with nonroster reliever Andrew Istler, a 23rd-round pick from Duke in 2015. Istler, who had a 0.96 earned-run average at Class-A Great Lakes last season, has retired all nine batters he has faced this spring.

Up next: Colorado Rockies at noon PST on Monday at Salt River Fields.

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