Freeman leads Dodgers against the Padres after 4-hit outing

September 11, 2022 GMT

Los Angeles Dodgers (95-43, first in the NL West) vs. San Diego Padres (77-63, second in the NL West)

San Diego; Sunday, 4:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Dodgers: Andrew Heaney (2-2, 2.94 ERA, 1.08 WHIP, 78 strikeouts); Padres: Joe Musgrove (9-6, 3.16 ERA, 1.08 WHIP, 152 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Dodgers -125, Padres +106; over/under is 7 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Los Angeles Dodgers play the San Diego Padres after Freddie Freeman had four hits on Saturday in an 8-4 win over the Padres.

San Diego has a 77-63 record overall and a 38-30 record in home games. Padres hitters have a collective .319 on-base percentage, the eighth-best percentage in the majors.

Los Angeles has a 95-43 record overall and a 46-25 record on the road. Dodgers hitters are batting a collective .260, the third-best team batting average in MLB play.

The matchup Sunday is the 16th time these teams square off this season. The Dodgers hold an 11-4 advantage in the season series.

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TOP PERFORMERS: Juan Soto has 20 doubles, two triples, 24 home runs and 52 RBI while hitting .241 for the Padres. Manny Machado is 12-for-39 with two doubles and four home runs over the last 10 games.

Trea Turner has 36 doubles, three triples, 19 home runs and 94 RBI for the Dodgers. Freeman is 14-for-37 with two doubles and three home runs over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Padres: 6-4, .218 batting average, 5.26 ERA, outscored by 12 runs

Dodgers: 5-5, .240 batting average, 3.89 ERA, outscored opponents by 14 runs

INJURIES: Padres: Brandon Drury: 7-Day IL (head), Tayler Scott: 15-Day IL (finger), Craig Stammen: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Drew Pomeranz: 60-Day IL (elbow), Austin Adams: 60-Day IL (forearm)

Dodgers: Blake Treinen: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Max Muncy: day-to-day (knee), 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), Tommy Kahnle: 60-Day IL (forearm), 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.