Los Angeles Dodgers (16-9, first in the NL West) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (14-10, first in the NL Central)
Milwaukee; Thursday, 6:40 p.m. on WKTY 96.7 FM / 580 AM
PITCHING PROBABLES: Dodgers: Trevor Bauer (3-0, 2.53 ERA, .66 WHIP, 45 strikeouts) Brewers: Eric Lauer (0-0, 0.00 ERA)
BOTTOM LINE: Los Angeles heads into the matchup after a strong showing by Clayton Kershaw. Kershaw pitched seven innings, giving up zero runs on four hits with eight strikeouts against Cincinnati.
The Brewers are 5-7 in home games in 2020. Milwaukee has hit 29 home runs as a team this season. Omar Narvaez leads them with three while slugging .548.
The Dodgers are 8-4 on the road. Los Angeles has an MLB-leading team on-base percentage of .341. Justin Turner leads the club with an OBP of .422.
TOP PERFORMERS: Avisail Garcia leads the Brewers with three home runs and is slugging .338.
Turner leads the Dodgers with 20 RBIs and is batting .337.
LAST 10 GAMES: Brewers: 6-4, .223 batting average, 4.20 ERA, outscored by eight runs
Dodgers: 3-7, .185 batting average, 3.26 ERA, outscored by four runs
INJURIES: Brewers: Bobby Wahl: (right oblique), Justin Topa: (elbow), Josh Lindblom: (right knee), Zack Godley: (finger), Brett Anderson: (right hamstring), Christian Yelich: (back), Tim Lopes: (right oblique), Derek Fisher: (left hamstring), Lorenzo Cain: (quad), Daniel Robertson: (concussion), Jace Peterson: (thumb), Mark Mathias: (shoulder), Manny Pina: (toe).
Dodgers: Mitch White: (undisclosed), David Price: (hamstring), Corey Knebel: (lat), Joe Kelly: (shoulder), Tommy Kahnle: (tommy john surgery), Tony Gonsolin: (shoulder), Caleb Ferguson: (elbow), Cody Bellinger: (calf), Zach McKinstry: (back).
TOP PHOTO: FILE – Milwaukee Brewers’ Christian Yelich warms up for practice for Game 1 of the National League Championship Series baseball game Los Angeles Dodgers Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.