Ross Stripling (3-6, 4.15 ERA) and Shelby Miller (2-10, 6.81 ERA) take the hill in the second of a three-game series between the Los Angeles Dodgers (77-60) and the Arizona Diamondbacks (58-79) at Dodger Stadium. The Dodgers won the last game 10-2, and Los Angeles leads the series 1-0. Action begins at 10:10 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Sep. 6 and can be seen on FSAZ and SNLA.
Stripling pitched 6.0 innings in his last outing, surrendering three runs, striking out two and walking one in a 7-0 defeat to the Rockies. Corey Seager (.316, 91 Rs, 24 HRs, 65 RBIs, 1 SB) had another good game yesterday, going 3 for 5 with two runs, one home run, and three RBIs. Miller went 6.0 innings, surrendering two runs, striking out three and walking one in a 4-2 defeat to the Giants in his most recent start. Jake Lamb (.260, 70 Rs, 27 HRs, 84 RBIs, 5 SBs) went 1 for 3 yesterday with one RBI.
The Dodgers hold a 32-25 record this season against teams in the NL West Division. The Diamondbacks' record in these matchups is 24-34.
The Dodgers are coming into this matchup after a high-scoring game where they scored a whopping 10 runs. The Diamondbacks have a 0-18 record when opponents score that many runs or more.
When they are outhit, the Diamondbacks are 11-57. The Dodgers have a 15-42 record when opponents outhit them.
Arizona ranks in the bottom half of the league at 19th when it comes to home runs, hitting 151 this season. Los Angeles ranks in the top half with 167.
Ranking 25th, Arizona is near the bottom of the league in walks, notching 387 this season. Los Angeles ranks in the top 10 at ninth with 450.
The Dodgers are 60-30 in games where they hit one or more home runs. The Diamondbacks are 48-42 when they hit at least one homer.