The Los Angeles Dodgers will face off against the Colorado Rockies in an exciting matchup at Dodger Stadium. Both teams are hungry for a win. The Dodgers currently hold a solid record of 70-46 and sit atop the National League West division standings. The Rockies, on the other hand, have struggled this season with a record of 45-72. The Dodgers starting pitcher, Julio Urías, will take the mound with a respectable 9-6 record and an ERA of 4.39. He will face off against Kyle Freeland, the Rockies’ starting pitcher who holds a 4-12 record and an ERA of 4.84.
Dodgers vs Rockies: Battle at Dodger Stadium
The Dodgers have been in great form recently, winning nine of their last 10 games. They have been displaying a strong batting performance, led by Freddie Freeman and Mookie Betts, who boast impressive batting averages of .342 and .286 respectively. Additionally, Betts has been a power hitter for the Dodgers, leading the team in home runs with 31. Max Muncy and J.D. Martinez have also been key contributors in the home run department, hitting 28 and 25 home runs respectively.
The Rockies, however, have been struggling lately, losing seven of their last 10 games and currently on a 4-game losing streak. While they have not had any standout individual performances in batting average, home runs, or RBI, they are still a team that should not be underestimated. The game promises to be an intriguing battle between the dominant Dodgers and the Rockies looking to prove their worth.
The game will take place on Sunday, August 13th at 1:10 PM PT and will be broadcast on SportsNet LA.
– Mookie Betts and Freddie Freeman are leading the charge in batting average, with Betts showcasing his power with 31 home runs.
– Julio Urías will be looking to continue his impressive season on the mound, aiming for a double-digit win tally.
– The Dodgers’ recent winning streak of seven games has solidified their position at the top of the National League West division.
– Despite their recent struggles, the Rockies have the potential to surprise the Dodgers and turn the tables.
– Kyle Freeland will rely on his pitching skills to keep the game competitive and give the Rockies a chance.
– The team will be determined to break their current losing streak and prove themselves against a formidable opponent.
Dodgers: Gavin Lux (SS, Knee, D60), J.P. Feyereisen (RP, Shoulder, D60), Yency Almonte (RP, Knee, D15), Michael Grove (SP, Lat, D15), Jimmy Nelson (RP, Elbow, D60), Blake Treinen (RP, Shoulder, D60), J.D. Martinez (DH, Groin/Hamstring, Day-to-Day), Mookie Betts (RF, Illness, Day-to-Day), Dustin May (SP, Forearm, D60), Jake Marisnick (CF, Hamstring, D10), Jonny Deluca (LF, Hamstring, D10), Walker Buehler (SP, Elbow, D60), Daniel Hudson (RP, Knee, D60), Shelby Miller (RP, Neck, D60), Alex Reyes (RP, Shoulder, D60), Tyler Cyr (RP, Shoulder, D60)
Rockies: Sean Bouchard (1B, Biceps, D60), Chase Anderson (SP, Shoulder, D15), Kris Bryant (RF, Finger, D10), Charlie Blackmon (DH, Hand, D10), Antonio Senzatela (SP, Elbow, D60), Ryan Feltner (SP, Skull, D60), Matt Carasiti (RP, Shoulder, D15), Ryan Rolison (SP, Undisclosed, D60), Germán Márquez (SP, Elbow, D60), Lucas Gilbreath (RP, Elbow, D60), Nick Mears (RP, Oblique, D15)
Main photo credits:
Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports
Julio Urias, Kyle Freeland, Freddie Freeman, Mookie Betts, Max Muncy, J.D. Martinez, Gavin Lux, J.P. Feyereisen, Yency Almonte, Michael Grove, Jimmy Nelson, Blake Treinen, Dustin May, Jake Marisnick, Jonny Deluca, Walker Buehler, Daniel Hudson, Shelby Miller, Alex Reyes, Tyler Cyr, Sean Bouchard, Chase Anderson, Kris Bryant, Charlie Blackmon, Antonio Senzatela, Ryan Feltner, Matt Carasiti, Ryan Rolison, German Marquez, Lucas Gilbreath, Nick Mears