New York to visit Los Angeles Thursday
Los Angeles; Thursday, 10 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Los Angeles is looking for a series win with a victory over New York.
The Dodgers are 21-7 in home games. Los Angeles ranks third in the majors in hitting with a .264 batting average, Cody Bellinger leads the team with an average of .378.
The Mets are 12-19 on the road. New York is hitting a collective .248 this season, led by Michael Conforto with an average of .266. The Dodgers won the last meeting 9-8. Scott Alexander earned his third victory and Corey Seager went 3-for-4 with two doubles, a home run and an RBI for Los Angeles. Edwin Diaz registered his third loss for New York.
TOP PERFORMERS: Bellinger leads the Dodgers with 74 hits and has 52 RBIs. Seager is 11-for-40 with three doubles, two home runs and eight RBIs over the last 10 games for Los Angeles.
LAST 10 GAMES: Dodgers: 7-3, .297 batting average, 4.60 ERA, outscored opponents by 16 runs
Mets: 7-3, .270 batting average, 4.87 ERA, outscored opponents by 10 runs
Mets Injuries: Justin Wilson: 10-day IL (elbow), Drew Smith: 60-day IL (elbow), Seth Lugo: 10-day IL (shoulder), Luis Avilan: 10-day IL (elbow), Brandon Nimmo: 10-day IL (neck), Jeff McNeil: 10-day IL (hamstring), Yoenis Cespedes: 60-day IL (heels), Jed Lowrie: 60-day IL (knee), Robinson Cano: 10-day IL (quad).