Gordon’s Triple Leads Dodgers Past Cubs
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.
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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