Giants open 3-game series at home against the Dodgers

September 16, 2022 GMT

Los Angeles Dodgers (98-44, first in the NL West) vs. San Francisco Giants (69-74, third in the NL West)

San Francisco; Friday, 10:15 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Dodgers: Dustin May (1-2, 4.71 ERA, 1.24 WHIP, 21 strikeouts); Giants: Logan Webb (13-8, 3.19 ERA, 1.17 WHIP, 149 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Dodgers -162, Giants +138; over/under is 7 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The San Francisco Giants host the Los Angeles Dodgers to start a three-game series.

San Francisco has a 39-33 record at home and a 69-74 record overall. The Giants have a 42-22 record in games when they record at least eight hits.

Los Angeles is 98-44 overall and 49-26 on the road. The Dodgers have the best team ERA in the NL at 2.85.

The teams match up Friday for the 17th time this season. The Dodgers are ahead 12-4 in the season series.

TOP PERFORMERS: Joc Pederson leads the Giants with 22 home runs while slugging .516. David Villar is 9-for-29 with three doubles, three home runs and five RBI over the past 10 games.

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Freddie Freeman has 45 doubles, two triples, 20 home runs and 91 RBI for the Dodgers. Max Muncy is 12-for-34 with two doubles, four home runs and 10 RBI over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Giants: 4-6, .200 batting average, 3.39 ERA, outscored by seven runs

Dodgers: 7-3, .250 batting average, 2.77 ERA, outscored opponents by 29 runs

INJURIES: Giants: 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), Gavin Lux: day-to-day (back), 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)

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