Los Angeles Dodgers at Arizona Diamondbacks
Time: 6:40 PM PT
Venue: Chase Field
Arizona Record: 80-78
Los Angeles Record: 88-70
How are the Dodgers Doing?
The Dodgers snapped their three-game winning streak after Kenta Maeda allowed a walk-off home run in the ninth inning. Walker Buehler allowed two runs over six innings and Cody Bellinger hit his 24th home run of the year.
Why is this Game Important?
With the Rockies winning on Tuesday, the Dodgers lead is cut back down to 0.5 games. Both teams are tied in the loss column. For the second wild-card spot, the Rockies trail the Cardinals by 0.5 games.
Ross Stripling (8-5, 2.84 ERA) vs. Zack Greinke (14-11, 3.21 ERA)
In each of his three starts this month, Ross Stripling has thrown just 3.1 innings. He has lost his last two outing for the Dodgers and has an ERA of 5.76 since July 23. Stripling will face an Arizona ballclub that he has not seen since the beginning of May.
Zack Greinke will make start number 33 of the season. His numbers have declined of late, posting a 4.64 ERA over his last five starts. Since joining the Diamondbacks, Greinke is 4-5 with a 4.35 ERA against the Dodgers.
Matchup of the Day
Justin Turner vs Zack Greinke
Justin Turner has hit Greinke well in his career with a .360 average in 25 at-bats against his former teammate. Turner has been the most consistent Dodger hitter over the past month, batting…
Los Angeles: -125
Los Angeles: 52% chance of winning
Diamondbacks: 48% chance of winning
Max Scherzer reached the 300 strikeout total for the Nationals on Tuesday, being the first NL pitcher to reach that mark since Clayton Kershaw in 2015.
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