New York takes 4-game losing streak into matchup with Los Angeles
Los Angeles; Friday, 10 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: New York enters the game as losers of their last four games.
The Dodgers are 51-16 on their home turf. Los Angeles has slugged .478, the highest in the National League. Cody Bellinger leads the club with a .664 slugging percentage, including 71 extra-base hits and 42 home runs.
The Yankees are 34-26 on the road. The New York offense has compiled a .272 batting average as a team this season, good for third in the American League. Gio Urshela leads the team with an average of .336.
TOP PERFORMERS: Bellinger leads the Dodgers with 42 home runs and is batting .316. Will Smith is 9-for-24 with a double, six home runs and 11 RBIs over the last 10 games for Los Angeles.
LAST 10 GAMES: Dodgers: 7-3, .291 batting average, 3.68 ERA, outscored opponents by 39 runs
Yankees: 5-5, .288 batting average, 6.83 ERA, outscored by 15 runs
Dodgers Injuries: Ross Stripling: (neck), Rich Hill: (left forearm), Dylan Floro: (intercostal), Scott Alexander: (forearm), Alex Verdugo: (back), Tyler White: (upper back), Kristopher Negron: (neck), Jedd Gyorko: (back), David Freese: (hamstring).
Yankees Injuries: Stephen Tarpley: (elbow), Luis Severino: (shoulder), Jordan Montgomery: (elbow), Jonathan Holder: (shoulder), Ben Heller: (elbow), David Hale: (spine), Dellin Betances: (shoulder), Jake Barrett: (elbow), Giancarlo Stanton: (knee), Aaron Hicks: (elbow), Jacoby Ellsbury: (hip), Luke Voit: (hernia), Thairo Estrada: (hamstring), Edwin Encarnacion: (wrist), Greg Bird: (foot), Miguel Andujar: (labrum).