Dodgers Report: Juan Perez

Highlights from the Dodgers' Cactus League loss to the Giants on Tuesday:

Or, more to the point, lowlights.

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Ted Lilly got rocked for five runs on six hits over two innings



Ted Lilly wasn't very good. The veteran lefty got rocked for five runs on six hits over two innings, including, in typical Lilly fashion, two home runs in the first inning alone. In fact, the first batter he faced this spring, Melky Cabrera, yanked one not only over the wall, but out of the ballpark, into the front yard of the Dodgers' offices beyond left field.

"I know it's spring training, but you're still looking for (good) results,'' Lilly said. "I went into it planning on really trying to execute my fastball to both sides of the plate, and I really didn't intend to throw very many breaking balls. But when you can't locate your fastball, it puts you in a position where you have to throw the breaking ball.'' ...

Ronald Belisario took the mound in a Dodgers uniform for the first time in a year and a half, coming out of the bullpen to pitch the fourth inning. He gave up a couple of two-out hits, one of which was an infield single by Brett Pill, but no runs. He still has a long road back, though. Belisario has to serve a 25-game suspension when the regular season starts, and at some point the Dodgers have to move him off the restricted list onto what already is a crowded 40-man roster.

Manager Don Mattingly was asked after the game what he thought of Belisario. "He was all right,'' Mattingly said, adding that it's way to early to start making judgments on any relief pitcher. ...

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BA LEADER
Yasiel Puig
BA HR RBI R
.301 13 59 71
OTHER LEADERS
HRA. Gonzalez 18
RBIA. Gonzalez 90
RD. Gordon 73
OPSY. Puig .882
WC. Kershaw 16
ERAC. Kershaw 1.73
SOC. Kershaw 194