Phillies vs Dodgers – Game Preview – June 15, 2021


Philadelphia Phillies (32-32, second in East NL) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (40-26, second in West NL)

Los Angeles; Tuesday, 10:10 p.m. EDT

PITCH LIKELY: Phillies: Zach Eflin (2-5, 3.89 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, 75 strikeouts) Dodgers: Julio Urias (9-2, 3.56 ERA, .95 WHIP, 85 strikeouts)

LINE: Dodgers -179, Phillies +154; over / under is 9 races

BOTTOM LINE: Rhys Hoskins and the Phillies face the Dodgers on Tuesday.

The Dodgers are 22-11 on home turf. The Los Angeles offense has compiled a .242 batting average this season, good for tenth place in the National League. Justin Turner leads the team with a score of .278.

The Phillies are 11-20 on the road. Philadelphia has hit .385 this season. Bryce Harper leads the team with a 0.476 slugging percentage, including 17 more hits and eight homers.

The Dodgers won the last game 3-1. David Price earned his second win and Will Smith went 1 on 3 with a home run and two RBIs for Los Angeles. Spencer Howard recorded his second loss for Philadelphia.

BEST PERFORMERS: Mookie Betts leads the Dodgers with 27 more hits and hits .441.

Jean Segura leads the Phillies with 61 hits and hits .335.

LAST 10 GAMES: Dodgers: 7-3, batting average of .242, ERA of 3.56, edged opponents by 10 points

Phillies: 7-3, 0.280 batting average, 2.97 ERA, edged opponents by 26 points

INJURIES: Dodgers: Dustin May: (elbow), Corey Knebel: (lat), Tommy Kahnle: (Tommy John surgery), Caleb Ferguson: (elbow), Garrett Cleavinger: (elbow), Scott Alexander: (shoulder), Yoshi Tsutsugo: (calf), Cody Bellinger: (hamstrings), Corey Seager: (hand), Edwin Rios: (shoulder), Max Muncy: (oblique).

Phillies: JoJo Romero: (elbow), Matt Moore: (back), Brandon Kintzler: (neck), Seranthony Dominguez: (elbow), Chase Anderson: (covid-19), Roman Quinn: (achilles), Didi Gregorius: ( elbow).


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


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