Rookie Joc Pederson homered again to tie the game and Howie Kendrick's tie-breaking RBI single gave the Dodgers a 6-4 comeback win over the D-backs Saturday night at Dodger Stadium. Arizona led three times, on a two-run homer by Paul Goldschmidt in the first inning, an RBI single by Ender Inciarte in the second inning and an Aaron Hill solo homer in the fourth inning, all off Dodgers starter Scott Baker.
CF Joc Pederson hit a game-tying homer and 2B Howie Kendrick grounded a go-ahead single to right field in the seventh inning to help the Dodgers to a 6-4 win over the Diamondbacks on Saturday night at Dodger Stadium.
Danny Dorn's big weekend extended into Saturday afternoon, when his parents, wife, sisters and in-laws were on the edge of the field, phone cams rolling, as Dorn took batting practice at Dodger Stadium.
When a top prospect gets sent down to the Minors right before Spring Training ends, one of two things can occur. The first is he can be so upset at the “demotion” that he starts the season slowly. Or, he can be sent down and be motivated to show that the organization did him wrong. Fortunately for the Arizona Diamondbacks, Peter O’Brien has chosen the latter.
It will be a battle of the Andersons when the D-backs and Dodgers square off Sunday afternoon at Dodger Stadium in the final game of a three-game series, as the Dodgers go for the sweep. Chase Anderson will make his fifth start of the year for the D-backs and his second this season against the Dodgers. In his first outing against Los Angeles, Anderson allowed three runs over five innings in Arizona's 4-3 win at Chase Field.