THE GAME: Dodgers pitchers gave up 11 hits including four doubles and two home runs in a 7-1 loss to the Colorado Rockies at Camelback Ranch Monday afternoon.
PITCHING REPORT: Right-hander Kenta Maeda showed some early-spring rust in his first start. He allowed two hits including a solo home run to Jordan Patterson and walked two in his two innings. … Reliever Josh Fields had the roughest outing of the day. He retired just one of the five batters he faced, giving up four hits including a three-run home run to Tony Wolters.
HITTING REPORT: The Dodgers’ only run scored in the fourth inning when Rockies left fielder Mike Tauchman dropped a pop up near the foul line. Yasmani Grandal and Yasiel Puig had singles to set up that run. … Rob Segedin had a single and a double.
QUOTE OF THE DAY: “Definitely not.” – Maeda, through his interpreter, when asked if he cared about the results during spring training games.
ALSO: Reliever Pedro Baez was struck in the pitching hand near his thumb by a comebacker when he pitched live batting practice over the weekend. Exams showed no structural damage but Baez “is feeling a little something when he throws so we’re taking it slow,” Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said. … First baseman Adrian Gonzalez’s elbow is pain free and he will begin to increase his activities during workouts. But Roberts said he doesn’t expect Gonzalez to play in Cactus League games for the Dodgers before leaving camp to join Team Mexico for the WBC next Monday. … Ike Davis (Israel), Kike’ Hernandez (Puerto Rico) and Segedin (Italy) will be leaving camp to join their WBC teams. … Roberts said Scott Kazmir will likely make his first spring start on Wednesday night against the San Francisco Giants with Hyun-Jin Ryu pitching to hitters in the “more controlled environment” of a simulated game earlier in the day instead.
UP NEXT: Dodgers (LHP Julio Urias) at Rockies (LHP Kyle Freeland) at Salt River Fields, 12:10 p.m. PT….