Milwaukee Brewers (67-55) @ Los Angeles Dodgers (70-53)
Game 1. Friday, 7:10PM. Sports Net LA.
The long ball cost Greinke in his last start as he surrendered two in a game for the first time since April 6. He also surrendered four earned runs, marking only the fourth time he's done that in 24 outings.vs.
Nelson turned in his fourth straight quality start, allowing two runs over six innings to the Dodgers on Sunday. He worked his way out of three consecutive jams with limited damage, stranding seven baserunners.
Game 2. Saturday, 6:10PM. MLB Network.
Kershaw played the role of stopper his last time out, halting a two-game slide by limiting Milwaukee to one run in eight innings and finishing 1-for-2 with an RBI, a run scored, a walk and a hit-by-pitch.vs.
The key stat from Gallardo's win over the Cubs on Aug. 11: Zero walks. That was the fifth time in 24 starts that he did not walk a batter, and he's allowed only four earned runs in 35 1/3 innings in those games.
Game 3. Sunday, 1:10PM. Sports Net LA.
Haren has righted the ship after a disastrous five-start stretch that saw him compile a 10.03 ERA in 23 1/3 innings, giving up only three earned runs and issuing just one walk in his past two starts.vs.
Peralta had won five consecutive starts and 10 of his previous 11 decisions but was defeated on Tuesday by an old foe. He fell to 0-3 this season against the Cubs, compared with 14-3 against his other opponents.