Philadelphia Phillies (15-17, second in the NL East) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (20-10, first in the NL West) Los Angeles;…
Philadelphia Phillies (15-17, second in the NL East) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (20-10, first in the NL West)
Los Angeles; Saturday, 10:10 pm EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Phillies: Ranger Suarez (3-1, 3.68 ERA, 1.50 WHIP, 22 strikeouts); Dodgers: Julio Urias (2-2, 2.10 ERA, 1.10 WHIP, 23 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Dodgers -181, Phillies +157; over/under is 8 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Philadelphia Phillies lead 1-0 in a three-game series with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Los Angeles has gone 10-3 in home games and 20-10 overall. The Dodgers have a 14-2 record in games when they have more hits than their opponents.
Philadelphia has a 15-17 record overall and a 9-9 record in home games. The Phillies rank third in the NL with 38 total home runs, averaging 1.2 per game.
The matchup Saturday is the second time these teams meet this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Freddie Freeman ranks third on the Dodgers with a .310 batting average, and has 10 doubles, a triple, three home runs, 15 walks and 13 RBI. Trea Turner is 11-for-40 with five RBI over the last 10 games.
Bryce Harper has 11 doubles, a triple and seven home runs while hitting .276 for the Phillies. Jean Segura is 16-for-35 with a double and three home runs over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Dodgers: 7-3, .249 batting average, 2.86 ERA, outscored opponents by 32 runs
Phillies: 4-6, .268 batting average, 4.15 ERA, even run differential
INJURIES: Dodgers: Clayton Kershaw: 15-Day IL (pelvis), Mitchell White: 10-Day IL (covid-19), David Price: 10-Day IL (undisclosed), Blake Treinen: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Andrew Heaney: 10-Day IL (shoudler), Caleb Ferguson: 10-Day IL (elbow), Victor Gonzalez: 10-Day IL (elbow inflammation), Danny Duffy: 60-Day IL (hand), Jimmy Nelson: 60- Day IL (elbow), Dustin May: 60-Day IL (elbow)
Phillies: Zack Wheeler: 10-Day IL (covid-19), Zach Eflin: 10-Day IL (covid-19), Didi Gregorius: 10-Day IL (knee), Ryan Sherriff: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Sam Coonrod: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Mickey Moniak: 10-Day IL (hand), Rafael Marchan: 60-Day IL (hamstring), Kent Emanuel: 60-Day IL (elbow), JoJo Romero: 60-Day IL (elbow)
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