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The Dodgers allow six-run inning in loss to the Brewers

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This is the Dodgers’ 12th loss this spring

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The Milwaukee Brewers made a comeback to top the Dodgers, 11-5, on Thursday afternoon.

The visiting Dodgers opened up the scoring in the fifth, but the Brewers responded by scoring 11 runs in the next three innings combined.

The Brewers hottest streak came in the sixth. A combination of Dodgers mistakes and Brewers sacrifices would allow them to snatch six runs.

Hyun-Jin Ryu allowed back-to-back base hits to lead off after allowing just one hit in the first four innings.

Pedro Baez relieved Ryu on the mound, and allowed a walk to load the bases with one out. The runner at third scored on a fielding error by Dodgers third baseman Cody Asche. Caleb Ferguson also made a cameo appearance in the sixth, allowing five runs score on his watch, but walking away with just one earned run.

Yasmani Grandal found success against his former team, hitting a two-run homer off Ryu in his three-RBI game. Joining Grandal with three runs batted in was Brewers third baseman, Tyler Saladino, who hit a three-run shot in the aforementioned sixth inning.

The Dodgers made an effort to catch the Brewers in the seventh, but their two-run inning wouldn’t be enough.

Justin Turner

Turner contributed to the Dodgers runs against Milwaukee with a three-run home run in the fifth.

This adds to his already impressive Spring Training. In 32 at-bats, Turner is batting .469 and has a slugging percentage of .750. Also, his OPS is 1.321.

More notes

  • Cody Asche hit a home run, claiming two RBI
  • Yimi García threw a scoreless ninth inning with two strikeouts
  • Joc Pederson left the game because of a back spasm, but will return on Friday

News from Spring Training

Dave Roberts said Ryu, Rich Hill and Kenta Maeda will pitch in the Opening Series against the Arizona Diamondbacks, and has narrowed the Opening Day starter down to two options.

Roberts also gave more clarity on the Dodgers’ catching situation, revealing Barnes will get a majority of starts.

Look ahead

The Dodgers make their final stretch of Spring Training this week. They head back to Camelback Ranch to face off the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday at 1:05 pm PDT. The game will be broadcast on MLB.com.