Kershaw gets the start for Dodgers in series opener against Rockies
Los Angeles; Friday, 10 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Los Angeles and Colorado are set to begin a three-game series.
The Dodgers are 43-24 against teams from the NL West. Los Angeles’ team on-base percentage of .332 is seventh in the MLB. Cody Bellinger leads the lineup with an OBP of .388.
The Rockies are 30-40 in division games. The Colorado offense has compiled a .267 batting average as a team this season, good for fifth in the MLB. Charlie Blackmon leads the team with a mark of .319.
TOP PERFORMERS: Bellinger leads the Dodgers with 162 hits and is batting .305. Corey Seager is 12-for-40 with two doubles, three home runs and 13 RBIs over the last 10 games for Los Angeles.
LAST 10 GAMES: Dodgers: 6-4, .221 batting average, 3.00 ERA, outscored opponents by 12 runs
Rockies: 6-4, .275 batting average, 5.28 ERA, outscored by one run