The Los Angeles Dodgers are on a scorching hot streak, having won their last nine games. They will face a tough challenge as they take on the Milwaukee Brewers, another playoff contender, in a highly-anticipated matchup at Dodger Stadium. The Dodgers, currently leading the National League West, have been dominant in August with a 13-1 record, while the Brewers have put together a solid season and hold a spot in the Central Division standings.
Brewers vs Dodgers: Miley to Face Kershaw
Clayton Kershaw will take the mound for the Dodgers, bringing his impressive 10-4 record and a stellar 2.51 ERA. He has been a reliable force for the team and will look to continue his success against a formidable Brewers lineup. On the other side, Wade Miley will start for the Brewers, sporting a solid 6-2 record and a 2.90 ERA. Both pitchers will be a crucial factor in determining the outcome of this matchup.
The Dodgers boast a strong offensive lineup led by Freddie Freeman and Mookie Betts, who are among the team’s batting average leaders. Betts also leads the team in home runs alongside Max Muncy and J.D. Martinez. With their potent lineup and Kershaw’s dominant presence on the mound, the Dodgers will be a formidable opponent for the Brewers.
The game will be played at Dodger Stadium on August 16th at 7:10 PM local time (Pacific). The broadcast will be available on SportsNet LA.
Dodger Stadium Awaits Clash Between NL Heavyweights
– The Dodgers are currently on a nine-game winning streak and have been on fire throughout the month of August. They will look to extend their streak against a tough Brewers team.
– Clayton Kershaw has been a force to be reckoned with on the mound. With his impressive record and low ERA, he will be a key player to watch in this matchup.
– The Brewers have put together a solid season, currently sitting in a playoff spot in the Central Division. They will be looking to make a statement against the NL West leaders.
– Both teams possess potent lineups, with the Dodgers showcasing their strong batting average leaders and the Brewers relying on their collective offensive power.
Los Angeles 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), Joe Kelly (RP, Forearm, D15), Dustin May (SP, Forearm, D60), Jake Marisnick (CF, Hamstring, D60), 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)
Milwaukee Brewers: Eric Lauer (SP, Shoulder, D15), Garrett Mitchell (CF, Shoulder, D60), Darin Ruf (DH, Knee, D60), Justin Wilson (RP, Lat, D60), Aaron Ashby (SP, Labrum, D60), Rowdy Tellez (1B, Forearm, D10), Blake Perkins (RF, Oblique, D10), J.C. Mejía (RP, Shoulder, D15), Julio Teheran (SP, Hip, D15), Jesse Winker (LF, Back, D10)
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