Gonsolin expected to start as Dodgers host the Cardinals
Los Angeles; Monday, 10 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Los Angeles and St. Louis will face off at Dodger Stadium on Monday.
The Dodgers are 43-15 on their home turf. Los Angeles has slugged .468, the highest in the National League. Cody Bellinger leads the club with a .670 slugging percentage, including 61 extra-base hits and 36 home runs.
The Cardinals are 27-29 on the road. The St. Louis pitching staff as a whole has an ERA of 4.08. Jack Flaherty leads the team with a 3.93 earned run average.
TOP PERFORMERS: Bellinger leads the Dodgers with 61 extra base hits and is batting .325. Will Smith is 9-for-24 with five doubles, three home runs and 13 RBIs over the last 10 games for Los Angeles.
LAST 10 GAMES: Dodgers: 7-3, .221 batting average, 4.19 ERA, outscored opponents by nine runs
Cardinals: 5-5, .260 batting average, 4.09 ERA, outscored opponents by one run
Dodgers Injuries: Ross Stripling: 10-day IL (neck), Hyun-Jin Ryu: 10-day IL (neck), Rich Hill: 60-day IL (left forearm), Scott Alexander: 60-day IL (forearm), Kike Hernandez: 10-day IL (hand), Chris Taylor: 10-day IL (forearm), Jedd Gyorko: 60-day IL (back), David Freese: 10-day IL (hamstring).