Los Angeles Dodgers (88-65) @ San Diego Padres (71-81)
Friday, 9/20. 7:10 PM. PRIME.
Management is pleased with Edinson Volquez's 16 strikeouts and only one walk in 16 1/3 innings since signing, but he's also allowed four home runs and the club has won only one of his three starts.vs.
Erlin continues to fare well in his late-season audition for a potential spot in the 2014 rotation. He allowed two runs in six innings the last time out against the Braves, and he has a 2.60 ERA over his last three starts.GAME 2
Saturday, 9/21. 5:40 PM. PRIME.
Kershaw leads the Majors with a 1.94 ERA, 0.93 WHIP and 223 innings, while his 214 strikeouts are the most in the NL. But L.A. lost three of his last four starts. This start comes on an extra three days' rest for the Major League innings leader.vs.
Smith opened his last start with five no-hit innings against the Braves. He finished with seven scoreless innings, two walks and a career-high 10 strikeouts. He used his changeup a lot more than he previously had.GAME 3
Sunday, 9/22. 1:10 PM. PRIME.
Greinke keeps on rolling, with a personal single-season record seven-game win streak. He's also 7-0 against NL West opponents and again returns to the scene of his broken collarbone.vs.
Cashner's first career complete game was a one-hit shutout against the Pirates on Monday. Cashner threw 97 pitches and faced the minimum 27 batters; he gave up a single to Jose Tabata in the seventh.LOL U MAD?