Gordon has two-run triple for Dodgers in win


Salon Staff
March 31, 2012 3:45AM (UTC)

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Dee Gordon had a two-run triple in the seventh inning, leading a Los Angeles Dodgers split squad past the Chicago Cubs 6-3 Thursday.

Gordon, who went 1 for 3 with a walk, drove in his first runs of spring. The Dodgers leadoff hitter is batting .381 with 15 runs and 10 stolen bases.

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Ian Stewart homered off Dodgers starter Fernando Nieve. Alfonso Soriano had an RBI double in the eighth inning for the Cubs.

Chicago starter Ryan Dempster pitched 4 2-3 innings his final start before opening day. He allowed a run and four hits. He walked three and struck out three.


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