TERRIBLE HITTING VS TERRIBLE PITCHING
GAME 1 (AKA BATTLE OF THE SOUTHPAWS)
Monday, 6/24. 10:10 PM
Ryu delivered a quality start against the Yankees, but was hurt by the bottom part of their batting order. He's been as consistent as they come, throwing at least six innings in 13 of 14 starts.
Bumgarner struck out eight Padres and allowed just two runs on three hits in seven innings Wednesday. Earlier in the season, he dominated the Dodgers as Los Angeles reached base just two times in eight scoreless innings.GAME 2 (AKA GOGGLES VS. NEW GUY
Tuesday, 6/25. 10:10 PM
Ninth on the starter depth chart in Spring Training, Fife has taken possession of the fifth spot in the rotation, allowing no more than two earned runs in each of his past four starts with a 3.25 ERA overall.vs.
GAME 3 (AKA KERSHAW VS. LINCECUMKickham admitted that flawed mechanics, such as opening up his front side too quickly, have hampered him occasionally this year. Still, his promising stuff has intrigued the Giants enough to make him their emergency starter for injured Chad Gaudin.
Wednesday, 6/26. 10:10 PM
Kershaw pitched better against San Diego than his four earned runs allowed indicate. With any offensive support or better defense, he wouldn't be winless for more than a month. He's the least of Dodgers worries.vs.
Lincecum has recorded a quality start in three of his last four outings, and in his most recent start, he struck out eight Marlins and allowed just three runs in seven innings. He has a 3.28 ERA in his career at Dodger Stadium.