Giants try to avoid series sweep against the Dodgers

September 18, 2022 GMT

Los Angeles Dodgers (100-44, first in the NL West) vs. San Francisco Giants (69-76, third in the NL West)

San Francisco; Sunday, 7:08 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Dodgers: Andrew Heaney (3-2, 2.84 ERA, 1.07 WHIP, 84 strikeouts); Giants: Alex Cobb (6-6, 3.48 ERA, 1.27 WHIP, 133 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Dodgers -177, Giants +149; over/under is 7 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Francisco Giants square off in the final game of a three-game series. The Dodgers can sweep the series with a victory.

San Francisco has a 39-35 record in home games and a 69-76 record overall. The Giants have gone 42-22 in games when they record at least eight hits.

Los Angeles has a 51-26 record on the road and a 100-44 record overall. The Dodgers have gone 53-7 in games when they did not allow a home run.

Sunday’s game is the 19th time these teams square off this season. The Dodgers hold a 14-4 advantage in the season series.


TOP PERFORMERS: Joc Pederson has 18 doubles and 22 home runs for the Giants. Wilmer Flores is 2-for-33 with two home runs over the last 10 games.

Mookie Betts has 34 doubles, three triples, 34 home runs and 77 RBI while hitting .273 for the Dodgers. Freddie Freeman is 15-for-34 with two doubles and three home runs over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Giants: 4-6, .176 batting average, 3.21 ERA, outscored by 10 runs

Dodgers: 8-2, .256 batting average, 1.88 ERA, outscored opponents by 37 runs

INJURIES: Giants: Luis Gonzalez: day-to-day (back), LaMonte Wade Jr: day-to-day (side), Carlos Rodon: day-to-day (hand), Tommy La Stella: 10-Day IL (neck), Austin Slater: 10-Day IL (hand), Brandon Belt: 60-Day IL (knee), Alex Wood: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Sam Long: 60-Day IL (oblique), Gregory Santos: 60-Day IL (groin), Donnie Walton: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Mauricio Llovera: 60-Day IL (hip), Jose Alvarez: 60-Day IL (elbow), Colton Welker: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Sam Delaplane: 60-Day IL (forearm), Anthony DeSclafani: 60-Day IL (ankle)

Dodgers: Blake Treinen: 15-Day IL (shoulder), David Price: 15-Day IL (wrist), Brusdar Graterol: 15-Day IL (elbow), Tony Gonsolin: 15-Day IL (forearm), Yency Almonte: 15-Day IL (elbow), Daniel Hudson: 60-Day IL (acl), Walker Buehler: 60-Day IL (elbow), Kevin Pillar: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Victor Gonzalez: 60-Day IL (elbow), Danny Duffy: 60-Day IL (hand), Jimmy Nelson: 60-Day IL (elbow)


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