Spring Training Recap: Kershaw Goes Six, Offense Stays Hot In Win

Vincent Samperio, Dodgers Nation
Vincent Samperio, Dodgers Nation

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Kershaw even joined the hit parade in the top of the sixth. He singled to left to begin the inning, followed by a two-run homer to right by Rollins and the Dodgers added to their lead, making it 8-1 midway through six.

Abreu seemed to be the one able to get to Kershaw on the day, as he came up with his third hit of the day with one out in the sixth. He was the only runner to reach base in the sixth though, as Kershaw finished the day throwing six innings, giving up four hits and one run while striking out eight on 88 pitches.

After the Dodgers went down in order in the top of the seventh, Joel Peralta took over for the Dodgers. Peralta gave up a double and and three singles in his inning of work, cutting the Dodgers lead to 8-3. The Dodger offense went down in order in the top of the eighth.

Pedro Baez took over on the mound in the bottom of the inning. He walked the leadoff hitter and a one-out double that brought home the run, making it 8-4. A flare single to center brought home another run for the White Sox. Baez was able to get a strikeout, but an infield single and an error put two runners on with two outs, and ended his day. Ryan Buchter came in and threw a wild pitch that allowed another run. He got a strikeout to end the inning and the Dodgers led 8-6 through eight.

Kiké Hernandez led off the ninth with a home run to center field that put the score at 9-6. Jacob Scavuzzo doubled, but that was it for the offense in the inning.

Chris Hatcher was sent out to close things out and he got a fly out on his first pitch. The former Miami Marlin reliever was able to get the final two outs and preserve the Dodger victory.

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