Woodruff set to start as Milwaukee hosts Los Angeles


Los Angeles Dodgers (16-11, second in NL West) vs Milwaukee Brewers (16-10, first in NL Central)

Milwaukee; Saturday, 7:10 p.m. EDT

LIKELY TO PIT: Dodgers: Dustin May (1-1, 2.53 ERA, 0.94 WHIP, 32 strikeouts) Brewers: Brandon Woodruff (2-0, 1.55 ERA, 0.72 WHIP, 34 strikeouts at stick)

LINE: Brewers +107, Dodgers -123; plus / minus is 7 races

BOTTOM: Milwaukee and Los Angeles meet on Saturday.

The Brewers are 7-7 in home games in 2020. Milwaukee ranks last in the National League hitting with a .213 batting average. Omar Narvaez leads the club with an average of .368.

The Dodgers are 8-6 on the road. Los Angeles has a base team percentage of 0.334, good for the National League’s top spot. Max Muncy leads the formation with a score of .417.

The Brewers won the last game 3-1. Freddy Peralta earned his third victory and Jackie Bradley Jr. went 1 for 2 with a homerun and two RBIs for Milwaukee. Edwin Uceta took his first loss for Los Angeles.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jackie Bradley Jr. leads the Brewers with seven more base strokes and hits .356.

Justin Turner leads the Dodgers with 20 RBIs and is batting .330.

LAST 10 GAMES: Brewers: 7-3, batting average of .226, 3.84 ERA, outscored by six points

Dodgers: 3-7, batting average of .193, 3.26 ERA, topped by three points

INJURIES: Brewers: Bobby Wahl: (right oblique), Justin Topa: (elbow), Josh Lindblom: (right knee), Zack Godley: (finger), Corbin Burnes: (undisclosed), Brett Anderson: (right hamstring) ), Christian Yelich: (back), Tim Lopes: (right oblique), Derek Fisher: (left hamstring), Lorenzo Cain: (quad), Daniel Robertson: (concussion), Jace Peterson: (thumb), Mark Mathias: (shoulder), Manny Pina: (toe).

Dodgers: David Price: (hamstrings), Corey Knebel: (lat), Joe Kelly: (shoulder), Tommy Kahnle: (Tommy John surgery), Brusdar Graterol: (forearm), Tony Gonsolin: (shoulder) , Caleb Ferguson: (elbow), Cody Bellinger: (calf), 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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