San Diego Padres vs Los Angeles Dodgers
LOS ANGELES -- It will be time for a heat check as two locked-in pitchers square off Saturday at Dodger Stadium.
The Los Angeles Dodgers' Hyun-Jin Ryu is hot and only getting better, having fired seven scoreless innings in back-to-back starts while going 2-0 with a 2.08 ERA in his last six outings going back to June 17. That six-start run came not long after pitching four strong innings out of the bullpen on May 25, the only relief outing of his Dodgers carer.
The San Diego Padres might be solidly below .500 this season, but don't look at Jhoulys Chacin as part of the problem. The right-hander has a 2.75 ERA in 11 starts since June 9.Read More...