first_imgUP NEXT: Right-hander Ross Stripling is scheduled to start against the Cleveland Indians (right-hander Stephen Fife) on Thursday at noon at Camelback Ranch. (No TV or radio) Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error THE GAME: The San Diego Padres scored seven runs in the sixth inning and handed the Dodgers a 10-5 defeat on Wednesday afternoon in Peoria.PITCHING REPORT: Veteran reliever Mark Lowe was responsible for most of the damage in the sixth inning. He retired just one of the seven batters he faced, allowing five hits (including a bases-loaded triple by Carlos Asuaje) and walking a batter. … Wilmer Font started in place of Hyun-Jin Ryu, who was scratched due to illness. Font struck out the side in the first inning then gave up a home run to Austin Hedges in the second, the only hit Font has allowed in his first four spring innings. … Reliever J.T. Chargois made his first appearance for the Dodgers since being claimed off waivers from the Minnesota Twins. He retired the side in order in the fifth inning, wrapping two strikeouts around a fly out.HITTING REPORT: Coming back from surgery to repair a torn ACL in his right knee last May, outfielder Andrew Toles started this spring hitless in his first seven at-bats. His eighth came in the first inning Wednesday and he hit a two-run home run off Padres starter Dinelson Lamet then drove in another run with a sacrifice fly. … Chris Taylor had doubles in each of his first two at-bats. … The Dodgers’ first-round pick in 2016, catcher Will Smith had a double and a solo home run. Another top prospect, outfielder Yusniel Diaz, hit a solo home run.DEFENSE REPORT: Penciled in as the primary center fielder, Taylor has nonetheless still seen action on the infield this spring. He started at shortstop Wednesday and made an excellent play on Hunter Renfroe’s hard ground ball in the second inning. Taylor ranged to his left to get the grounder, came to a sliding stop, popped up and spun around to make a strong throw to first that beat Renfroe. … Alex Verdugo made a nice, diving catch on a sinking liner to center field.last_img