Dodgers host New York Mets, look to break home slide

Sun, Apr 21, 2024
MLB News (AP)

Dodgers host New York Mets, look to break home slide

New York Mets (12-8, third in the NL East) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (12-11, first in the NL West)

Los Angeles; Sunday, 4:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Mets: Adrian Houser (0-1, 4.70 ERA, 1.50 WHIP, nine strikeouts); Dodgers: Tyler Glasnow (3-1, 3.72 ERA, 0.97 WHIP, 34 strikeouts)

BETMGM SPORTSBOOK: LINE Dodgers -239, Mets +195; over/under is 9 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Los Angeles Dodgers host the New York Mets looking to end their three-game home skid.

Los Angeles has a 12-11 record overall and an 8-8 record in home games. The Dodgers have hit 26 total home runs to rank fourth in the majors.

New York has a 6-2 record on the road and a 12-8 record overall. The Mets have a 4-2 record in games when they hit two or more home runs.

Sunday's game is the third time these teams square off this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Mookie Betts has six home runs, 20 walks and 18 RBI while hitting .356 for the Dodgers. Shohei Ohtani is 14-for-37 with four doubles, a home run and three RBI over the last 10 games.

Pete Alonso leads New York with six home runs while slugging .494. Starling Marte is 14-for-47 with three home runs and 10 RBI over the last 10 games.

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LAST 10 GAMES: Dodgers: 3-7, .231 batting average, 4.25 ERA, outscored by six runs

Mets: 8-2, .293 batting average, 3.13 ERA, outscored opponents by 33 runs

INJURIES: Dodgers: Kyle Hurt: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Connor Brogdon: 15-Day IL (foot), Bobby Miller: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Jason Heyward: 10-Day IL (back), Brusdar Graterol: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Emmet Sheehan: 60-Day IL (forearm), Blake Treinen: 15-Day IL (lung), Walker Buehler: 15-Day IL (elbow), Clayton Kershaw: 60-Day IL (elbow), Tony Gonsolin: 60-Day IL (elbow), Dustin May: 60-Day IL (elbow)

Mets: Francisco Alvarez: 10-Day IL (thumb), Brett Baty: day-to-day (hamstring), Kodai Senga: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Tylor Megill: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Max Kranick: 15-Day IL (undisclosed), Sean Reid-Foley: 15-Day IL (shoulder), David Peterson: 60-Day IL (hip), Ronny Mauricio: 60-Day IL (knee)

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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