Clayton Kershaw (11-3, 1.89 ERA) gets the start for the Los Angeles Dodgers (81-63) as they meet Michael Pineda (6-11, 5.07 ERA) and the New York Yankees (77-67) in the last of a three-game series at Yankee Stadium. The Yankees won the last game 3-0, and the series is currently tied 1-1. The game gets underway at 4:05 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Sep. 14 and will air on SNLA and YES.
In his most recent outing, Pineda pitched 4.2 innings, allowing two runs, striking out seven and walking two in a 7-5 victory over the Rays. Didi Gregorius (.274, 63 Rs, 18 HRs, 65 RBIs, 6 SBs) went 1 for 1 yesterday with one run, one home run, and one RBI. The Dodgers were unsuccessful the last time Kershaw pitched. He tossed 3.0 innings, giving up two runs and striking out five in a 4-1 loss to the Marlins. Corey Seager (.319, 95 Rs, 25 HRs, 69 RBIs, 1 SB) went 1 for 4 yesterday.
New York earned its 10th shutout of the season in its last game. Los Angeles has been shut out 10 times this season.
The Yankees are coming into this game after allowing one walk during their last outing. The Dodgers have a 16-14 record when opponents give up one walk or less.
When they are outhit, the Yankees are 15-56. The Dodgers have a 16-45 record when opponents outhit them.
Ranking 18th in home runs, New York has hit 166 this season. Los Angeles ranks 15th with 175 home runs.
Ranking 19th, New York is in the bottom half of the league in walks, notching 418 this season. Los Angeles ranks in the top 10 with 464.
The Yankees are 59-35 when they hit at least one home run. The Dodgers perform similarly when they hit one or more homers with a 63-31 record.