Video: Joc Pederson slugs fourth home run, batting .409 with 1.220 OPS this spring


Watch as the Dodgers’ Joc Pederson belts this solo shot Wednesday off Padres lefty Jason Lane …

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That was the fourth home run of the spring for Pederson, who’s now batting .409 with a 1.220 OPS in 18 games this spring. The 22-year-old will take over as the Dodgers’ starting center fielder in 2015 after tallying 33 home runs and 30 stolen bases in 121 games last season at Triple-A. The hype machine is rolling.