Giants vs. Dodgers – Game Preview – May 30, 2021


San Francisco Giants (32-20, second in NL West) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (31-21, third in NL West)

Los Angeles; Sunday, 4:10 p.m. EDT

PITCH LIKELY: Giants: Kevin Gausman (5-0, 1.53 ERA, .84 WHIP, 76 strikeouts) Dodgers: Clayton Kershaw (7-3, 2.94 ERA, .90 WHIP, 71 strikeouts)

BOTTOM: Brandon Crawford and the Giants face the Dodgers on Sunday.

The Dodgers are 17-7 against the rest of their division. The Los Angeles team’s base percentage of 0.335 is second in majors. Max Muncy leads the lineup with an OBP of 0.435.

The Giants are 15-11 against the rest of their division. San Francisco has hit 73 home runs this season, third in the National League. Brandon Crawford leads the club with 11, averaging one in every 13.5 at bat.

The Giants won the last game 11-6. Logan Webb recorded his fourth victory and Donovan Solano went 2 for 4 with a homerun and two RBIs for San Francisco. Julio Urias recorded his second loss for Los Angeles.

BEST PERFORMERS: Justin Turner leads the Dodgers with 50 hits and 28 RBIs.

Mike Yastrzemski leads the Giants with 23 more hits and 15 RBIs.

LAST 10 GAMES: Dodgers: 7-3, 0.228 batting average, 3.60 ERA, edged opponents by 10 points

Giants: 6-4, 0.251 batting average, 3.70 ERA, edged opponents by 25 points

INJURIES: Dodgers: Jimmy Nelson: (forearm), Dustin May: (elbow), Corey Knebel: (lat), Tommy Kahnle: (Tommy John surgery), Brusdar Graterol: (forearm), Tony Gonsolin: ( shoulder), Caleb Ferguson: (elbow), Garrett Cleavinger: (elbow), Scott Alexander: (shoulder), AJ Pollock: (hamstrings), Corey Seager: (hand), Edwin Rios: (shoulder).

Giants: Aaron Sanchez: (biceps), Dedniel Nunez: (elbow), Reyes Moronta: (right flexor), John Brebbia: (elbow), Tyler Beede: (elbow), Jaylin Davis: (left knee), Darin Ruf: ( hamstrings), Tommy La Stella: (hamstrings), Brandon belt: (oblique).


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


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