Giants vs. Dodgers – Game Preview – September 5, 2022

San Francisco Giants (64-68, third in the National League West) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (92-41, first in the NL West)

The Angels; Monday, 10:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING LIKELY: Giants: Logan Webb (11-8, 3.22 ERA, 1.18 WHIP, 137 strikeouts); Dodgers: Andrew Heaney (2-1, 2.12 ERA, 1.05 WHIP, 70 strikeouts)

LINE: Dodgers -214, Giants +177; over/under is 8 1/2 runs

THE BOTTOM LINE: The San Francisco Giants will try to extend a three-game winning streak with a win against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Los Angeles has a 92-41 record overall and a 47-17 record at home. Dodgers pitchers have a collective ERA of 2.86, which leads the National League.

San Francisco has an overall record of 64-68 and a 27-36 road record. The Giants are 39-11 in games when they have more hits than their opponents.

Monday’s game is the 14th time these teams have met this season. The Dodgers have a 10-3 lead in the season series.

PEAK PERFORMERS: Freddie Freeman is fifth on the Dodgers with a .319 batting average and has 43 doubles, two triples, 16 home runs, 61 walks and 82 RBIs. Justin Turner is 15-for-31 with a home run and seven RBIs in the last 10 games.

Thairo Estrada has a .263 batting average for fifth on the Giants, and he has 19 doubles, two triples and 11 home runs. Joc Pederson is 11-for-23 with three home runs and 13 RBIs in the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Dodgers: 6-4, .244 batting average, 2.93 ERA, outscored opponents by 19 runs

Giants: 3-7, .240 batting average, 4.55 ERA, outscored by eight runs

INJURIES: Dodgers: David Price: 15-day IL (wrist), Gavin Lux: day-to-day (back), Brusdar Graterol: 15-day IL (elbow), Tony Gonsolin: 15-day IL (forearm), Yency Almonte: 15-day IL (elbow), Daniel Hudson – 60-day IL (acl), Walker Buehler – 60-day IL (elbow), Kevin Pillar – 60-day IL (shoulder), Tommy Kahnle – 60-day IL (forearm ), Victor Gonzalez – 60 day IL (elbow), Danny Duffy – 60 day IL (hand), Jimmy Nelson – 60 day IL (elbow)

Giants: Brandon Belt: 60-day IL (knee), Alex Wood: 15-day IL (shoulder), Joey Bart: 7-day IL (concussion), Sam Long: 60-day IL (oblique), Gregory Santos: 60 – 60-day IL (groin), Donnie Walton – 60-day IL (shoulder), Mauricio Llovera – 60-day IL (hip), Jose Alvarez – 60-day IL (elbow), Colton Welker – 60-day IL (shoulder) , Sam Delaplane: 60-day IL (forearm), Anthony DeSclafani: 60-day IL (ankle)


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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