Los Angeles Angels at Los Angeles Dodgers

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L.A. Angels (0-5)1020100228120
L.A. Dodgers (3-1) «23013010x10131

Dodgers 10, Angels 8

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GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - It didn't take long for Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Luis Cruz to recover from food poisoning.

In his first at-bat after two days in bed, Cruz hit a two-run homer that helped the Dodgers beat the Angels 10-8 Thursday and leave their Los Angeles rival with an 0-5-2 record at spring training.

"I'm still weak," Cruz said after sending a pitch from Jerome Williams over the left-field fence and into the Dodgers bullpen. "But, hitting-wise, I feel good."

Cruz, who appeared in 78 games last season with the Dodgers after limited major league experience with Pittsburgh and Milwaukee, was hospitalized for a day for treatment of dehydration.

Dodger manager Don Mattingly hopes Cruz provides stability at third base alongside Hanley Ramirez, back at shortstop following his trade last summer from the Miami Marlins.

"I want Luis thinking about being the everyday third baseman," Mattingly said. "I'm not thinking about him at any other position."

Clayton Kershaw struck out seven over three innings in his second spring training appearance. Preparing to face San Francisco on April 1 in his third straight opening-day start, Kershaw allowed three runs - two earned - and six hits, walking none.

Mark Trumbo had an RBI single in the first on a slider, and Howie Kendrick doubled in a run in the third and scored on Vernon Wells' single.

"As always, I was trying to get comfortable and get outs," Kershaw said. "But I left sliders up and I can't do that. I left that ball up and Trumbo got that double. Make a mistake and they'll let you know."

Williams gave up five runs - four earned - five hits and two walks in two innings.

NOTES: The Angels waived reliever RHP Bobby Cassevah, who had 2.87 ERA in 48 appearances over two seasons, 2010 and 2011. The right-hander was limited to four games last year, when he tore his rotator cuff. "He just wasn't throwing the ball the way he was capable of," Angels manager Mike Scioscia said. ... The Dodgers held an open tryout Thursday. The 80 hopefuls included pitcher Daniel "Doc" Jacobs, an Iraq veteran who was injured in 2006 by an improvised explosive device. He lost his left leg below his knee. He sustained foot and hand injuries. Jacobs threw out a ceremonial first pitch. ... Dodgers LF Carl Crawford, projected to be the leadoff hitter, canceled batting practice Thursday because of tightness in his left arm, according to Mattingly. He also didn't do any throwing. Crawford had surgery on his left elbow in August. ... Dodgers CF Matt Kemp, recovering from left shoulder surgery in October, said he hopes to make his first appearance in a spring-training game Friday.

 
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A. Amezaga
AB 2
R 2
H 2
HR 0
RBI 2
Los Angeles

H. Kendrick
AB 3
R 3
H 3
HR 1
RBI 2
 

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Los Angeles Angels
HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Peter Bourjos, CF3000031 .375
    Brendan Harris, SS1100010 .500
Erick Aybar, SS3110010 .300
    Efren Navarro, 1B2001010 .167
Howard Kendrick, 2B3332000 .667
    Thomas Field, 2B2111000 .375
Mark Trumbo, 1B3011001 .300
    J.B. Shuck, LF2110000 .200
Vernon Wells, LF3011021 .333
    Travis Witherspoon, CF1011000 .429
Alberto Callaspo, 3B3000021 .200
    Kaleb Cowart, 3B1000000 .444
Chris Iannetta, DH3010000 .250
   a- Kole Calhoun, PH-DH0001000 .182
John Hester, C3010001 .286
    Jett Bandy, C1000001 .000
Randal Grichuk, RF4110022 .273
Totals388128012  
a-hit a sacrifice fly for Iannetta in the 8th
Batting
2B - Howard Kendrick (1, Kershaw), Thomas Field (1, Ames), Chris Iannetta (1, Moylan)
3B - Randal Grichuk (1, A. Santiago)
HR - Howard Kendrick (1, Lilly)
SF - Kole Calhoun (2)
RBI - Efren Navarro (2), Howard Kendrick 2 (2), Thomas Field (1), Mark Trumbo (1), Vernon Wells (2), Travis Witherspoon (4), Kole Calhoun (4)
2-OUT RBI - Mark Trumbo (1), Vernon Wells (1)
Team LOB - 5
Fielding
Outfield Assists - Travis Witherspoon 1
DP - Witherspoon-Field
E - Mark Trumbo (1, Dropped fly)
Los Angeles Angels
PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Jerome Williams (L,0-1) 2554211 11.25
Hiroyuki Kobayashi 1100110 3.00
Brad Mills 2444210 9.00
Michael Roth 1000000 0.00
Chad Cordero 1211020 9.00
R.J. Alvarez 1100100 6.75
WP - Brad Mills (1)
Pitches-Strikes - Jerome Williams 24-14, Hiroyuki Kobayashi 9-5, Brad Mills 23-13, Michael Roth 3-3, Chad Cordero 9-9, R.J. Alvarez 7-3
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Jerome Williams 4-1, Brad Mills 2-3, Michael Roth 1-2
Batters Faced - Jerome Williams 13, Hiroyuki Kobayashi 4, Brad Mills 12, Michael Roth 3, Chad Cordero 5, R.J. Alvarez 4
Los Angeles Dodgers
HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Skip Schumaker, CF2010000 .250
    Elian Herrera, CF2012011 .400
Mark Ellis, 2B3022000 .444
    Dee Gordon, SS1000111 .000
Andre Ethier, DH1100102 .333
   a- Yasiel Puig, PH-DH3010001 .357
Luis Cruz, 3B3112003 .222
    Ozzie Martinez, 3B2000000 .000
Jeremy Moore, LF1000100 .500
    Alex Castellanos, RF2100101 .200
A.J. Ellis, C1100210 .200
    Jesus Flores, C1000000 .000
Nick Punto, SS2120000 .375
    Brian Barden, 2B2210001 .667
Juan Uribe, 1B2000012 .125
    Dallas McPherson, 1B2111011 .125
Alfredo Amezaga, RF2222000 .455
    Nick Evans, LF2011002 .250
Totals3410131065  
a-flied out for Ethier in the 4th
Batting
2B - Nick Punto (1, Kobayashi), Brian Barden (1, C. Cordero), Dallas McPherson (1, Mills)
HR - Luis Cruz (2, Williams)
SH - Skip Schumaker (1)
RBI - Elian Herrera 2 (3), Mark Ellis 2 (2), Luis Cruz 2 (3), Dallas McPherson (1), Alfredo Amezaga 2 (4), Nick Evans (1)
2-OUT RBI - Elian Herrera 2 (2), Luis Cruz 2 (2), Nick Evans (1)
SB - Mark Ellis (1, 2nd base off Mills/Hester), Nick Punto (2, 2nd base off Williams/Hester), Alfredo Amezaga (1, 2nd base off Mills/Hester)
CS - Jeremy Moore (1, 2nd base by Kobayashi/Hester)
Team LOB - 7
Fielding
E - Nick Punto (1, Throwing)
Los Angeles Dodgers
PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Clayton Kershaw (W,1-1) 3632070 7.20
Peter Moylan (H,1) 1100020 10.80
Ted Lilly (H,1) 2111011 4.50
Josh Wall (H,1) 1000020 0.00
Steven Ames (H,1) 1322000 9.00
Andres Santiago 1122000 18.00
HBP - Harris (by Andres Santiago)
Pitches-Strikes - Clayton Kershaw 29-29, Peter Moylan 8-8, Ted Lilly 12-11, Josh Wall 7-7, Steven Ames 6-6, Andres Santiago 6-4
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Clayton Kershaw 2-0, Steven Ames 2-1, Andres Santiago 3-0
Batters Faced - Clayton Kershaw 15, Peter Moylan 4, Ted Lilly 7, Josh Wall 3, Steven Ames 6, Andres Santiago 5
Game Information
Attendance - 5083
Game Time - 2:58
Temperature - 68
Umpires - Home - Kellen Levy, First Base - Dale Scott, Second Base - UMP Nonindividual, Third Base - Brian Knight