Brock Stewart (1-2, 6.55 ERA) and the Los Angeles Dodgers (83-64) are in Arizona to meet Shelby Miller (2-11, 6.91 ERA) and the Diamondbacks (62-85) in a game that could be high scoring. This is the third of a four-game series at Chase Field. The Dodgers won the last game 3-2, and the series is currently tied 1-1. The game starts at 8:10 p.m. ET on Saturday, Sep. 17 and will air on FSAZ and SNLA.
In his most recent outing, Miller pitched 5.0 innings, allowing six runs (two unearned), striking out five and walking one in a 12-9 victory over the Rockies. Jake Lamb (.258, 77 Rs, 28 HRs, 88 RBIs, 6 SBs) went 1 for 5 yesterday. The Dodgers were victorious over the Diamondbacks 3-1 the last time Stewart pitched. He went 5.0 innings, allowing one run, striking out one and walking two. Justin Turner (.271, 70 Rs, 27 HRs, 83 RBIs, 3 SBs) went 1 for 4 yesterday with one run and one RBI.
The Diamondbacks are 28-40 against their divisional rivals, while the Dodgers are 35-26 against their division.
Arizona has won 42% (31-43) of its games when leading after seven innings. However, Los Angeles has won 55% (32-26) of its games when taking a late lead.
The Dodgers managed to give up seven walks in their last game. They'll have to pick it up against the Diamondbacks who are heading in with a 3-5 record against opponents who give up that many walks or more.
When they outhit their opponents, the Diamondbacks are 45-18. The Dodgers have a 59-17 record when outhitting opponents.
Ranking 17th, Los Angeles sits in the bottom half of the league in runs, scoring 650 this season. Arizona ranks in the top half at 11th with 690.
Ranking 20th, Los Angeles is in the bottom half of the league for its on-base plus slugging percentage (.729). Arizona ranks in the top half at 11th with an OPS of .760.
The Dodgers are 37-51 in games where they allow one or more home runs. The Diamondbacks are 34-68 when they allow at least one homer.