Blackmon takes 10-game hit streak into matchup with Dodgers
Los Angeles; Friday, 10 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Charlie Blackmon is riding a 10-game hitting streak as Colorado readies to play Los Angeles.
The Dodgers are 20-8 against NL West teams. Los Angeles has a collective on-base percentage of .343, good for first in in the majors. Cody Bellinger leads the lineup with a mark of .435.
The Rockies are 18-19 on the road. The Colorado offense has compiled a .272 batting average as a team this season, good for first in the league. Blackmon leads the team with a mark of .336. This is the first meeting of the season for these two teams.
TOP PERFORMERS: Bellinger leads the Dodgers with 24 home runs and is slugging .708. Max Muncy is 10-for-31 with a double, four home runs and eight RBIs over the last 10 games for Los Angeles.
Nolan Arenado leads the Rockies with 60 RBIs and is batting .324. Blackmon is 26-for-52 with five doubles, a triple, seven home runs and 16 RBIs over the last 10 games for Colorado.
LAST 10 GAMES: Dodgers: 6-4, .289 batting average, 2.66 ERA, outscored opponents by 18 runs
Rockies: 7-3, .348 batting average, 6.42 ERA, outscored opponents by 14 runs
Dodgers Injuries: Kenta Maeda: day-to-day (hand), Rich Hill: 10-day IL (left forearm), Tony Cingrani: 10-day IL (shoulder), Scott Alexander: 10-day IL (forearm), A.J. Pollock: 10-day IL (elbow), Corey Seager: 10-day IL (hamstring).