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Home runs by Bellinger, Martin and Hernandez not enough as Dodgers lose to White Sox

THE GAME : The Chicago White Sox scored eight runs against minor-league pitchers Yordy Cabrera and Parker Curry in the eighth inning and came from behind to beat the Dodgers 10-7 in a Cactus League game on Wednesday night at Camelback Ranch.
PITCHING REPORT : Right-hander Ross Stripling pitched into the fourth inning, allowing two unearned runs on two hits and two walks. … Kenley Jansen gave up singles to the first two batters he faced but got out with a scoreless inning after a double play and a strikeout. … Bullpen candidate Yimi Garcia gave up a single in a scoreless inning but struck out two of the four batters he faced. Garcia has allowed four hits and walked one while striking out eight in six scoreless innings this spring. … Joe Kelly pitched a scoreless inning, his fourth in four appearances this spring. … Cabrera and Curry combined to throw five wild pitches and walk four batters to fuel the Sox’s big inning.
HITTING REPORT : The Dodgers scored six runs in a fourth inning that featured back-to-back home runs by Cody Bellinger and Russell Martin. After back-to-back errors by White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson, Kiké Hernandez hit a three-run home run. … Hernandez is 12 for 32 (.375) with three home runs and 11 RBIs this spring. … Bellinger’s homer came off left-hander Manny Banuelos. … Joc Pederson was 1 for 3 with a double. Since starting the spring with just one hit in his first 17 at-bats, Pederson is 4 for 11.
DEFENSE REPORT : Anderson tried to score from second on a wild pitch by Joe Kelly in the sixth inning. Martin scrambled to retrieve the ball and threw to Kelly who tagged Anderson for the out. … Chris Taylor and A.J. Pollock made outstanding defensive plays. Playing shortstop, Taylor handled a ground ball to his backhand, firing quickly to first base to retire Jose Rondon to end the second inning. Pollock went back to the warning track to make an over-the-shoulder catch on Anderson’s fly ball in the fourth.
UP NEXT : Reds (RHP Sonny Gray) vs. Dodgers split squad (LHP Hyun-Jin Ryu), Thursday, 1 p.m., Camelback Ranch; Dodgers split-squad (RHP Kenta Maeda) at Padres (LHP Robbie Erlin), Thursday, 6:40 p.m., Peoria Stadium
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