Dodgers beat Rockies behind Yasmani Grandal grand slam

THE GAME: The Dodgers racked up 17 hits in a 13-4 win over the Colorado Rockies in front of an announced crowd of 12,640 at Salt River Fields.

PITCHING REPORT: Hyun-Jin Ryu allowed four runs, all earned, in 2-2/3 innings in his second Cactus League start. He walked two batters and struck out two. … Ryu allowed a walk, followed by a two-run home run by Chris Iannetta in the second inning. … In the third inning he allowed a single and a walk with two outs, then was replaced by Pat Venditte. … Venditte allowed a two-run double by Trevor Story; both runs were charged to Ryu. … Wilmer Font threw two scoreless innings.

HITTING REPORT: Yasmani Grandal and Matt Kemp each went 3 for 3 with a home run. … Grandal’s home run, a grand slam in the fourth inning against Austin House, turned the game into a 12-4 blowout. … Chris Taylor (2 for 4), Justin Turner (2 for 3) and Corey Seager (2 for 3) all contributed to the Dodgers’ attack.

DEFENSE REPORT: A throwing error by catcher Rocky Gale allowed the Rockies to score their sixth run. … Matt Kemp dove but missed a sinking line drive in left field in the third inning, which turned into a double by Trevor Story.

UP NEXT: The Dodgers will send Clayton Kershaw to the mound against the Milwaukee Brewers (RHP Junior Guerra) at 1 p.m. Monday at Camelback Ranch. (SportsNet LA; 570-AM)

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