San Francisco Giants (30-19, third in NL West) vs Los Angeles Dodgers (30-19, second in NL West)
Los Angeles; Thursday, 10:10 p.m. EDT
LIKELY TO PIT: Giants: Alex Wood (5-1, 1.93 ERA, 1.00 WHIP, 42 strikeouts) Dodgers: TBD
BOTTOM LINE: Los Angeles and San Francisco will play on Thursday.
The Dodgers are 16-5 against teams from NL West. The Los Angeles team’s base percentage of 0.338 is second in majors. Max Muncy leads the team with an OBP of .443.
The Giants went 13-10 against opponents in the division. San Francisco has hit 67 home runs this season, sixth in the league. Brandon Crawford leads them with 11, averaging one every 12.5 at bat.
The Dodgers won the last game 11-5. Julio Urias claimed his seventh victory and Gavin Lux went 2 for 5 with a home run and four RBIs for Los Angeles. Anthony DeSclafani recorded his second loss for San Francisco.
TOP PERFORMERS: Justin Turner leads the Dodgers with 45 hits and 25 RBIs.
Crawford leads the Giants with 11 homers and is batting .255.
LAST 10 GAMES: Dodgers: 8-2, batting average of .240, 1.92 ERA, beat opponents by 26 points
Giants: 7-3, 0.251 batting average, 2.90 ERA, outscored opponents by 26 points
INJURIES: Dodgers: Jimmy Nelson: (forearm), 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).
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), Brandon Belt: (oblique).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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