Juan Uribe returns to Dodgers lineup, Alex Guerrero to bench.

Alex Guerrero

Alex Guerrero was back on the Dodgers’ bench Tuesday after hitting the walk-off single to end Monday’s game in the 10th inning. (Hans Gutknecht/Staff photographer)

Monday night’s walk-off hero, Alex Guerrero, is back on the bench as promised, with Juan Uribe returning to the Dodgers’ starting lineup Tuesday against the Seattle Mariners after missing the last two games with a minor hamstring injury.

Here is Uribe taking ground balls at third base prior to the game:


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Dodgers spring training 2015: Dodgers beat Padres, thoughts on the bullpen.

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Yasiel Puig (above), Joc Pederson, Justin Turner and Scott Van Slyke homered in the Dodgers’ 9-5 Cactus League win over the San Diego Padres on Wednesday. Turner, Puig and left fielder Andre Ethier each had two hits for the Dodgers (12-6-6).

The AP recap is here. The box score is here.

Right-hander Juan Nicasio allowed two runs in three innings in a game that was pitched entirely by major-league bullpen candidates. Of those, Sergio Santos allowed a home run to Derek Norris, Jason Lane hit a home run off Dustin McGowan, and nobody else allowed a run.

Since this was a “bullpen game,” a couple thoughts on where the bullpen race stands in light of this game and Brandon League‘s still-unknown shoulder injury:
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Watch: Dodgers manager Don Mattingly discusses four-HBP game. (Video)

GLENDALE, Ariz. — The Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks renewed a rivalry Monday.

At least that seemed to be the opinion of an overzealous home-plate umpire, Tom Woodring, who ejected two Diamondbacks pitchers, manager Chip Hale, and bench coach Glenn Sherlock, when four different players were hit by pitches in a spring training game. The Dodgers won 7-4.

Dodgers starter Chris Anderson hit Diamondbacks slugger Mark Trumbo with a pitch in the first inning. Diamondbacks starter Daniel Hudson hit Justin Turner with a pitch in the bottom of the first.

Things settled down until Turner was hit again in the fifth inning, this time by former Dodgers prospect Allen Webster, who was promptly ejected by Woodring along with Hale. When Dodgers minor-league call-up Dillon Moyer was hit with a pitch by Derek Eitel in the eighth inning, both Eitel and Sherlock (the acting manager) were tossed.

Here was Dodgers manager Don Mattingly‘s response:

Mattingly said that Turner was not seriously injured.