Forsythe, 3 others have 2 RBIs; Wilson homers

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PHOENIX — Four Dodgers hitters, including second baseman Logan Forsythe, had two RBIs, while Los Angeles handled nine Arizona pitchers in an 13-6 win, despite three hits from D-backs left fielder Reymond Fuentes.

Arizona chased Dodgers starter Trevor Oaks in the fourth inning, tying the game at 4 through a solo home run by Fuentes and RBI singles from Nick Ahmed and Sergio Alcantara. The Dodgers responded with three in the bottom of the fourth, highlighted by a Justin Turner double. Andrew Chafin made his ninth Cactus League appearance, his first start, while Patrick Corbin was pitching in a Minor League game.

The Dodgers added four in the fifth, capped by Bobby Wilson‘s pinch-hit two-run home run that scored Scott Van Slyke, who had an RBI single. Forsythe’s two RBIs came on a single during the Dodgers’ four-run second inning, which was followed by an RBI single off the bat of Yasmani Grandal.

Arizona chased Oaks in the fourth inning, tying the game on Fuentes’ solo homer and RBI singles by Nick Ahmed and Sergio Alcantara. The Dodgers answered with three runs in the fourth off Kevin Jepsen.

Arizona pitchers issued eight walks, and the Dodgers scored all 13 of their runs in four multi-run innings.

D-backs Up Next: First baseman Paul Goldschmidt is scheduled to be in the lineup for the second straight day after returning from the World Baseball Classic, as the D-backs play the Angels at Tempe Diablo Stadium at 1:05 p.m. local time on MLB.TV. Taijuan Walker will get the start for the D-backs.

Dodgers Up Next: Rich Hill, hoping he worked out the kinks in his mechanics in a backfield game, starts for the Dodgers on Saturday against the A’s at Camelback Ranch, with first pitch coming at 1:05 p.m. PT on MLB.TV.

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Ken Gurnick has covered the Dodgers since 1989, and for MLB.com since 2001.

Steve Gilbert has covered the D-backs for MLB.com since 2001. Follow him on Twitter @SteveGilbertMLB.

This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.


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