Chapman pitches well as Reds beat Dodgers

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Aroldis Chapman struck out two over two scoreless innings and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 on Friday.

Chapman allowed just two infield singles. His strikeouts came on the last two batters he faced, overpowering Matt Kemp on a high fastball and getting Casey Blake looking.

Chapman defected from Cuba last year and agreed to a $30.25 million, six-year contract with the Reds in January. The left-hander has allowed three hits over four scoreless innings in two spring outings.

Bronson Arroyo started for Cincinnati and pitched three scoreless innings.

Angelo Songco and Christian Lara each drove in a run in the ninth for Los Angeles.