Los Angeles Dodgers to visit San Francisco Giants

Los Angeles Dodgers (27-18, third in NL West) vs San Francisco Giants (28-17, second in NL West)

San Francisco; Saturday, 7:15 p.m. EDT

LIKELY TO PIT: Dodgers: Walker Buehler (2-0, 2.98 ERA, 0.88 WHIP, 54 strikeouts) Giants: TBD

BOTTOM LINE: San Francisco and Los Angeles will play on Saturday.

The Giants are 11-8 against opponents from NL West. San Francisco has hit 62 home runs this season, fourth in majors. Brandon Crawford leads the club with 11, averaging one every 11.1 at bat.

The Dodgers are 14-5 against opponents in the NL West Division. The Los Angeles offense has compiled a .246 batting average as a team this season, good for ninth in the National League. Chris Taylor leads the team with an average of .288.

The Dodgers won the last game 2-1. Trevor Bauer recorded his fifth win and Taylor went 1-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs for Los Angeles. Alex Wood recorded his first loss for San Francisco.

TOP PERFORMERS: Mike Yastrzemski leads the Giants with 18 extra baselines and is batting .211.

Justin Turner leads the Dodgers with 43 hits and 23 RBIs.

LAST 10 GAMES: Giants: 7-3, batting average of .224, 2.27 ERA, outscored opponents by 27 points

Dodgers: 9-1, .267 batting average, 1.70 ERA, outscored opponents by 31 points

INJURIES: Giants: Logan Webb: (shoulder), Aaron Sanchez: (biceps), Dedniel Nunez: (elbow), Reyes Moronta: (right flexor), John Brebbia: (elbow), Tyler Beede: (elbow), Jaylin Davis: (left knee), Tommy La Stella: (hamstrings), Wilmer Flores: (hamstrings).

Dodgers: Dustin May: (elbow), Corey Knebel: (lat), Tommy Kahnle: (tommy john surgery), Brusdar Graterol: (forearm), Tony Gonsolin: (shoulder), Caleb Ferguson: (elbow), Garrett Cleavinger: (elbow), Scott Alexander: (shoulder), AJ Pollock: (hamstrings), Cody Bellinger: (calf), Corey Seager: (hand), Edwin Rios: (shoulder), Zach McKinstry: (back).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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