Boston Red Sox (75-54) @ Los Angeles Dodgers
Friday, 8/23. 7:10 PM. PRIME.
Lackey was dominant on Saturday, holding the Yankees to just one run over 6 2/3 innings and earning his eighth win of the season. He has a 1.89 ERA in 10 career games (nine starts) vs. the Dodgers.vs.
Nolasco, who solidified the back end of the Dodgers' rotation, has gone 3-0 with a 2.82 ERA in his last four starts and is 4-1 since joining the Dodgers. He's 1-2 with an 8.16 ERA against Boston.GAME 2
Saturday, 8/24. 1:05 PM. FOX.
The power lefty will make his first career start at Dodger Stadium. Lester has been on a roll of late, going 3-1 with a 2.52 ERA since the All-Star break. Lester fired 8 1/3 shutout innings in his last start to beat the Giants.
At 12-4 with a 2.95 ERA, Ryu is a pretty good No. 3 starter, not to mention a legitimate candidate for Rookie of the Year. He's coming off his first loss in two months, even though he pitched into the eighth inning.GAME 3
Sunday, 8/25 PM. ESPN.
The righty has pitched well in his last two starts, giving up three runs over 11 2/3 innings. But he has just a loss and a no-decision to show for it. Peavy is 6-1 with a 3.08 ERA in six career starts at Dodger Stadium.vs.
It hasn't always been pretty, but Capuano gives the Dodgers a crafty veteran fifth starter who hasn't lost a start since July 4. He has allowed 12 earned runs in his last 14 1/3 innings.