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Dodgers get 15 hits, Dustin May sharp in win over Reds


THE GAME: The Dodgers had 15 hits, including home runs from Jonny DeLuca, Ryan Ward and Michael Busch, as they pounded the Cincinnati Reds, 8-1, at Goodyear Ballpark Sunday afternoon.

PITCHING REPORT: Right-hander Dustin May was dominant over four scoreless innings. He allowed just three baserunners — two on infield singles and one on a walk — while striking out seven. … Left-hander Victor Gonzalez struck out two of the three batters he faced in a perfect inning. … Right-hander Phil Bickford also pitched a scoreless inning.

HITTING REPORT: Busch was 2 for 19 this spring before his two-run home run in the fifth inning. … De Luca also had a bloop double. … Steven Duggar had three singles in his three at-bats. … Jason Heyward was on base twice with a single and a walk. … James Outman drove in two runs with a double in the Dodgers’ five-run fifth inning. Outman leads the Dodgers this spring in hits (nine) and is tied with Freddie Freeman and Hunter Feduccia for the lead in RBI (eight). … Chris Taylor did not have any of the Dodgers’ hits. He was 0 for 3 with two strikeouts and is now batting .115 (3 for 26) this spring with 10 strikeouts.

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