Scherzer scheduled to start for Washington against Los Angeles
Los Angeles; Saturday, 9 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Los Angeles and Washington will meet at Dodger Stadium Saturday.
The Dodgers are 16-5 in home games. Los Angeles has a team on-base percentage of .343, good for first in the National League. Cody Bellinger leads the club with a mark of .466.
The Nationals are 8-12 on the road. Washington’s lineup has 51 home runs this season, Victor Robles leads them with six homers. The Dodgers won the last meeting 5-0. Kenta Maeda earned his fourth victory and Joc Pederson went 2-for-5 with two home runs and two RBIs for Los Angeles. Anibal Sanchez took his sixth loss for Washington.
TOP PERFORMERS: Bellinger leads the Dodgers with 14 home runs and is batting .399. Justin Turner is 14-for-38 with two doubles, five home runs and 10 RBIs over the last 10 games for Los Angeles.
LAST 10 GAMES: Dodgers: 7-3, .260 batting average, 3.22 ERA, outscored opponents by 20 runs
Nationals: 3-7, .211 batting average, 4.39 ERA, outscored by 20 runs
Nationals Injuries: Austen Williams: 10-day IL (shoulder), Tony Sipp: 10-day IL (oblique), Trevor Rosenthal: 10-day IL (infection), Koda Glover: 60-day IL (forearm), Andrew Stevenson: 10-day IL (back), Juan Soto: 10-day IL (back), Ryan Zimmerman: 10-day IL (foot), Trea Turner: 10-day IL (finger), Matt Adams: 10-day IL (shoulder).