Brock Stewart (0-2, 7.94 ERA) and the Los Angeles Dodgers (78-60) meet Robbie Ray (7-12, 4.46 ERA) and the Arizona Diamondbacks (58-80) in the last of a three-game division series at Dodger Stadium. The Dodgers won the last game 5-2, and Los Angeles leads the series 2-0. The game starts at 10:10 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Sep. 7 and will air on FSAZ and SNLA.
In his most recent outing, Stewart pitched 5.0 innings, allowing zero runs, striking out eight and walking two in a 1-0 victory over the Cubs. Corey Seager (.317, 93 Rs, 24 HRs, 65 RBIs, 1 SB) played well again yesterday, going 2 for 4 with two runs. The Diamondbacks were unsuccessful the last time Ray pitched. He did not do well, pitching 4.1 innings, giving up six runs (one unearned), striking out two and walking two in a 14-7 loss to the Rockies. Paul Goldschmidt (.296, 89 Rs, 20 HRs, 81 RBIs, 23 SBs) went 1 for 4 yesterday.
The Dodgers are 33-25 against their divisional rivals, while the Diamondbacks are 24-35 against their division.
The Dodgers are coming into this game after allowing one walk during their last outing. The Diamondbacks have a 12-27 record when opponents give up one walk or less.
It looks like the Dodgers have a slight leg up on the Diamondbacks, as the Dodgers have won their last four games while the Diamondbacks have lost their last two.
When they outhit their opponents, the Diamondbacks are 42-15. The Dodgers have a 56-16 record when outhitting opponents.
Ranking 16th in runs, Los Angeles has earned 625 this season. Arizona ranks 13th with 634 runs.
Ranking 16th, Los Angeles is in the bottom half of the league for its on-base plus slugging percentage (.738). Arizona ranks in the top half at 13th with an OPS of .751.
The Diamondbacks are 31-64 in games where they allow one or more home runs. The Dodgers are 36-48 when they allow at least one homer.