Dodgers 4, Chicago 0

Los Angeles Times - - BASEBALL - — Dy­lan Her­nan­dez

KEY MO­MENT: With the Dodgers fac­ing a left- handed pitcher in Cubs starter Jon Lester, Man­ager Don Mat­tingly elected to field an en­tirely right- handed- hit­ting lineup. Adrian Gon­za­lez, Joc Ped­er­son and Yas­mani Gran­dal didn’t start. Nonethe­less, the Dodgers scored twice off Lester in the first in­ning and twice more in the sec­ond. Lester lasted only four in­nings.

AT THE PLATE: Jimmy Rollins had two hits, a bunt sin­gle in the first in­ning and a run- scor­ing hit to cen­ter in the sec­ond. Rollins has three mul­ti­hit games in his last five games. Howie Ken­drick had a two- run dou­ble in the first in­ning. En­rique Her­nan­dez tripled in a run and scored in the sec­ond.

ON THE MOUND: Car­los Frias, who was sick ear­lier in the week, pitched five score­less in­nings. Mat­tingly said he was in­clined to have Frias pitch the sixth in­ning, but the right- han­der’s back tight­ened up be­cause of de­hy­dra­tion. The Dodgers re­ceived another stel­lar per­for­mance from their bullpen, as Joel Peralta, J. P. How­ell, Yimi Gar­cia and Ken­ley Jansen each pitched a score­less in­ning. Peralta and Jansen were both pitch­ing for the third con­sec­u­tive day. Gar­cia was pitch­ing for the third time in four days.

EX­TRA BASES: Yasiel Puig was scratched from the Dodgers lineup for the sec­ond con­sec­u­tive day, as he con­tin­ued to be both­ered by a rup­tured cal­lus on his left hand. “It’s just a pain- tol­er­ance thing,” Mat­tingly said. … When the Dodgers vis­ited Wrigley Field last year, Ped­er­son picked up cof­fee for team­mates at a nearby Star­bucks wear­ing his full uni­form. Ped­er­son was once again sub­jected to the rookie- haz­ing rit­ual, only this time he was ac­com­pa­nied to the cof­fee shop by Mike Bolsinger and Adam Lib­er­a­tore. … Corey Sea­ger won’t play in the Fu­tures Game, a show­case for top prospects at All- Star week­end. With the Dodgers de­clin­ing to ap­prove Sea­ger’s se­lec­tion for the July 12 game, they will in­stead be rep­re­sented by dou­ble- A catcher Kyle Farmer and triple- A right- han­der Juan Gon­za­lez. Farmer, a for­mer eighth- round se­lec­tion, has an act­ing credit to his name. He was a quar­ter­back in the movie “The Blind Side.”

UP NEXT: Brett An­der­son ( 3- 4, 3.29 ERA) will face the Mi­ami Mar­lins and Justin Ni­col­ino ( 1- 0, 0.00) at Mar­lins Park on Fri­day at 4 p. m. PDT. TV: Sport­sNet LA; Ra­dio: 570, 1020.

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