Jake Peavy (2-6, 6.41 ERA) and the San Francisco Giants (37-26) meet Julio Urias (0-1, 6.94 ERA) and the Los Angeles Dodgers (33-30) in the last of a three-game division series at AT&T Park. The Giants won the last game 5-4, and the series is currently tied 1-1. The game starts at 8:30 p.m. ET on Sunday, Jun. 12 and will air on ESPN.
In his last start, Peavy pitched 5.0 innings, giving up four runs, striking out five and walking two in a 6-3 loss to the Cardinals. Brandon Belt (.298, 29 Rs, 7 HRs, 29 RBIs) went 1 for 3 yesterday with one run. The Dodgers were victorious over the Rockies 4-3 the last time Urias pitched. He went 4.0 innings, allowing one run, striking out seven and walking one. Trayce Thompson (.277, 25 Rs, 10 HRs, 23 RBIs, 4 SBs) has been hitting the ball well for the Dodgers, going 2 for 4 yesterday with one run and one RBI.
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The Giants sit at 23-13 against their divisional rivals, while the Dodgers are 14-13.
Los Angeles has won 45% (10-12) of its games when leading after seven innings. However, San Francisco has won 61% (11-7) 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 Giants who are heading in with a 4-2 record against opponents who give up that many walks or more.
When they outhit their opponents, the Dodgers are 25-5. The Giants have a 25-2 record when outhitting opponents.
Ranking 17th in runs, Los Angeles has earned 264 this season. San Francisco ranks 14th with 272 runs.
San Francisco and Los Angeles both rank near the bottom of the league for their on-base plus slugging percentage. San Francisco sits at 21st with an OPS of .717, and Los Angeles ranks 27th with an OPS of .684.
When the Dodgers allow at least one home run, they are 12-21. When the Giants allow one or more homers, they have a 15-19 record.