Kershaw expected to start as Dodgers host the Phillies
Los Angeles; Saturday, 10 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The Philadelphia Phillies visit Dodger Stadium to take on the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The Dodgers are 23-7 on their home turf. Los Angeles has a collective on-base percentage of .346, good for first in in the majors. Cody Bellinger leads the lineup with a mark of .451.
The Phillies are 13-13 in road games. Philadelphia has a collective on-base percentage of .321, led by Rhys Hoskins with a mark of .396. The Dodgers won the last meeting 6-3. Kenta Maeda earned his seventh victory and Max Muncy went 2-for-3 with a home run and two RBIs for Los Angeles. Jake Arrieta took his fifth loss for Philadelphia.
TOP PERFORMERS: Bellinger leads the Dodgers with 34 extra base hits and is batting .379. Muncy is 13-for-41 with five doubles, three home runs and six RBIs over the last 10 games for Los Angeles.
LAST 10 GAMES: Dodgers: 8-2, .323 batting average, 4.45 ERA, outscored opponents by 20 runs
Phillies: 5-5, .254 batting average, 5.32 ERA, outscored by one run
Phillies Injuries: David Robertson: 60-day IL (elbow), Edubray Ramos: 10-day IL (biceps), Pat Neshek: 10-day IL (shoulder), Adam Morgan: 10-day IL (forearm), Tommy Hunter: 60-day IL (arm), Zach Eflin: 10-day IL (back), Victor Arano: 10-day IL (elbow), Roman Quinn: 10-day IL (groin).