Dodgers bring road losing streak into matchup with the Phillies

Thu, Jul 11, 2024
MLB News (AP)

Dodgers bring road losing streak into matchup with the Phillies

Los Angeles Dodgers (55-38, first in the NL West) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (60-32, first in the NL East)

Philadelphia; Thursday, 6:05 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Dodgers: Landon Knack (1-2, 2.86 ERA, 0.98 WHIP, 31 strikeouts); Phillies: Aaron Nola (10-4, 3.48 ERA, 1.03 WHIP, 107 strikeouts)

BETMGM SPORTSBOOK: LINE Phillies -155, Dodgers +130; over/under is 9 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Los Angeles Dodgers hit the road against the Philadelphia Phillies looking to stop a three-game road losing streak.

Philadelphia has a 60-32 record overall and a 35-14 record in home games. Phillies hitters have a collective .330 on-base percentage, the third-best percentage in the majors.

Los Angeles has a 55-38 record overall and a 27-19 record in road games. The Dodgers are 24-5 in games when they did not allow a home run.

The teams square off Thursday for the third time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Bryce Harper leads the Phillies with 20 home runs while slugging .574. Trea Turner is 17-for-42 with five home runs and 16 RBI over the past 10 games.

Shohei Ohtani has 22 doubles, three triples and 28 home runs for the Dodgers. Will Smith is 12-for-40 with two doubles and four home runs over the past 10 games.

RELATED COVERAGE All-Star reliever Strahm fans Shohei Ohtani in 7th with tying runs on base, Phillies top Dodgers 4-3 Phillies All-Star slugger Bryce Harper out against Dodgers with bruised left hand Turner hits grand slam, Wheeler exits with back stiffness in Phillies' 10-1 win over Dodgers

LAST 10 GAMES: Phillies: 6-4, .266 batting average, 4.86 ERA, outscored by two runs

Dodgers: 4-6, .254 batting average, 7.28 ERA, outscored by 24 runs

INJURIES: Phillies: Bryce Harper: day-to-day (hand), Zack Wheeler: day-to-day (back), Luis Ortiz: 60-Day IL (ankle), Spencer Turnbull: 15-Day IL (back), Taijuan Walker: 15-Day IL (index finger), J.T. Realmuto: 10-Day IL (knee), Michael Rucker: 60-Day IL (hand), Dylan Covey: 60-Day IL (shoulder)

Dodgers: Tyler Glasnow: 15-Day IL (back), Jason Heyward: 10-Day IL (knee ), Max Muncy: 60-Day IL (oblique), Walker Buehler: 15-Day IL (hip), Michael Grove: 15-Day IL (lat), Mookie Betts: 10-Day IL (hand), Joe Kelly: 60-Day IL (posterior), Yoshinobu Yamamoto: 15-Day IL (tricep), Ryan Brasier: 60-Day IL (calf), Connor Brogdon: 60-Day IL (foot), Brusdar Graterol: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Emmet Sheehan: 60-Day IL (forearm), Clayton Kershaw: 60-Day IL (elbow), Tony Gonsolin: 60-Day IL (elbow), Dustin May: 60-Day IL (elbow)

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