Spring roundup: Kershaw, Forsythe lead Dodgers past Angels

Reuters

Clayton Kershaw tossed three shutout innings and Logan Forsythe homered and had three RBIs as the Los Angeles Dodgers posted a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday at Tempe, Ariz.

The left-handed Kershaw allowed three hits and two walks and struck out two, including a punchout of Japanese two-way star Shohei Ohtani on a curveball. Andrew Toles homered in the sixth inning to give the Dodgers a 2-1 advantage, and Forsythe hit a two-run shot the following frame.

Mike Trout had a run-scoring single, and Colin Walsh homered for the Angels. Ohtani went 0-for-2 with a strikeout and is 1-for 11 in the spring.

Angels right-hander Garrett Richards struck out seven in four innings, while allowing one run and two hits.

Other results from Wednesday's spring training games:

Marlins 7, Astros 6

Isaac Galloway hit a two-run, tiebreaking double in the top of the ninth inning as Miami defeated Houston at West Palm Beach, Fla. Jose Altuve and Jon Kemmer hit homers for the Astros.

Cardinals 4, Nationals 3

Francisco Pena lined the tiebreaking single in the bottom of the eighth inning and Greg Garcia homered off Washington right-hander Max Scherzer as St. Louis prevailed at Jupiter, Fla. The homer was the only hit off Scherzer, who struck out four in four innings.

Twins 8, Red Sox (ss) 1

Eduardo Escobar hit a two-run homer and Ryan LaMarre added a solo blast as Minnesota routed Boston at Fort Myers, Fla. Mitch Moreland's sacrifice fly plated the lone Red Sox run.

Orioles 7, Rays 2

Danny Valencia had three RBIs as Baltimore dispatched Tampa Bay at Port Charlotte, Fla. Willy Adames homered and Christian Arroyo had a run-scoring single for the Rays.

Phillies 2, Red Sox (ss) 1

Right-hander Aaron Nola struck out five and gave up one hit in four scoreless innings as Philadelphia edged Boston at Clearwater, Fla. Right-hander Justin Haley allowed two hits in three scoreless innings for the Red Sox.

Rockies 5, Rangers 4

Charlie Blackmon belted a two-run homer to help Colorado edge Texas at Scottsdale, Ariz. Joey Gallo, Drew Robinson and Ryan Rua went deep for the Rangers.

White Sox 14, Reds 12

Luis Robert hit a go-ahead grand slam in the eighth inning as Chicago overcame a six-run deficit to knock off Cincinnati at Glendale, Ariz. Scott Schebler went 4-for-4 with a two-run homer and Tucker Barnhart homered and had three RBIs for Cincinnati.

Blue Jays (ss) 13, Pirates 4

Devon Travis, Russell Martin, Roemon Fields, Curtis Granderson and Dwight Smith Jr. all homered as Toronto trounced Pittsburgh at Dunedin, Fla. Josh Bell and Ryan Lavarnway went deep for the Pirates.

Yankees 11, Mets 4

Billy McKinney hit a grand slam in the eighth inning and Trey Amburgey delivered a three-run blast in the ninth as the Yankees scored 10 runs over the final two innings to win at Port St. Lucie, Fla. Travis d'Arnaud homered for the Mets.

Blue Jays (ss) 6, Tigers 5

Max Pentecost lined the tiebreaking single in the top of the ninth inning as Toronto downed Detroit at Lakeland, Fla. Victor Martinez and Nicholas Castellanos homered for the Tigers.

Brewers 10, Royals 6

Tyrone Taylor singled in the tiebreaking run during a four-run eighth-inning uprising as Milwaukee defeated Kansas City at Surprise, Ariz. Ramon Torres went 3-for-3 with a run scored for the Royals.

Padres 4, Giants 4

San Diego's Dusty Coleman hit the tying homer in the ninth inning as the Padres and San Francisco played to a 10-inning tie at Scottsdale, Ariz. Giants left-hander Madison Bumgarner struck out six in 3 1/3 innings and gave up two runs and five hits.

--Field Level Media

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