Saturday, June 22, 2024
ScoreBig - Get Tickets for Less

MLB Preview: Los Angeles Dodgers (21-14) at Milwaukee Brewers (19-15)

LOS ANGELES DODGERS NOTES:

TONIGHT’S STARTER at BREWERS: RHP TONY GONSOLIN (0-0, 3.38 ERA in 2 GS)
2023 SEASON NOTES:
• 2022 All-Star made his first start at Dodger Stadium this season May 1…tossing 4.2 innings, allowing five hits, three runs, one home run and two walks while striking out three in the no decision

• In his rehab start with Triple-A Oklahoma City on April 20th, he hurled three innings, allowing one hit, two earned runs, two walks while sitting down seven

• Made one Spring Training start, tossing 2.1 innings, allowing no runs on three hits, while walking two and striking out two

VS. BREWERS:
• This will be his second career start at Dodger Stadium against the Brewers…and his third career start against Milwaukee

• He is 2-0 with a 0.75 ERA (1 ER/12.0 IP) and 11 strikeouts against the Brew Crew in his career

MILWAUKEE BREWERS NOTES:

WHAT’S BREWING?
Despite a 1-5 record on their recent road trip, the Brewers gained a game in the standings…..the team entered the trip 1.5 games behind the Pirates for first place in the NL Central and returned home just half a game back.

Most Regular Season Wins
National League – Since 2017
Team Wins
Los Angeles ………………………………..583
Atlanta …………………………………………….507
Milwaukee …………………………………..500

I Love LA-uer!
Eric Lauer, who will start tomorrow night, has gone 7-1 with a 2.37 ERA in 11 career starts against the Dodgers (64.2ip, 17er)…..among active starting pitchers, Lauer has the best winning percentage (.875 – min. 8 decisions) against Los Angeles and is second in ERA (2.37 – min. 10 starts) to the Padres’ Yu Darvish (2.36).

Where There’s a Willy, There’s a Way
Willy Adames belted his 100th career home run yesterday and is batting .500 (5-for-10, 1hr, 5rbi) in his last 3 games…..he had 2 hits in his previous 34 at-bats, including an 0-for-18 skid.

Most HR as a Shortstop
MLB Since 2019
Player HR
Willy Adames, MIL ……………………….. 90
Xander Bogaerts, SD ……………………… 86
Francisco Lindor, NYM ………………….. 86

Don’t Mess With Bill
William Contreras has reached base safely in 26 of his 27 games in 2023, including each of his last 15 contests.

The Brice Is Right
Brice Turang is on a 5-game hitting streak, batting .467 (7-for-15), raising his season AVG from .213 to .256.

Let’s Get Rowdy!
Over his last 21 games, Rowdy Tellez is batting .296 (21-for-71) with 7 HR and 17 RBI.

NL Leaders – HR
Player HR
Max Muncy, LAD ……………………………….12
Pete Alonso, NYM ………………………………11
Patrick Wisdom, CHC ………………………..11
Matt Olson, ATL ……………………………….. 10
Rowdy Tellez, MIL……………………………9
Ozzie Albies, ATL ……………………………….9
Sean Murphy, ATL ……………………………..9

It’s Not a Hoby, It’s a Lifestyle
Hoby Milner, who stranded 32 of 37 inherited runners last season, has already stranded 12 of 15 this season, including each of his last five.

TONIGHT’S GAME: Is game 1 of a 6-game, 7-day homestand against Los Angeles-NL (3g) and Kansas City (3g)…..the Brewers are coming off a 1-5 road trip to Colorado (0-3) and San Francisco (1-2)…..following this homestand, the team takes a 6-game, 7-day trip to St. Louis (3g) and Tampa Bay (3g).

IN THE TRAINER’S ROOM: RHP Jason Alexander (right rotator cuff), LHP Aaron Ashby (left labrum), RHP Matt Bush (right rotator cuff), OF Garrett Mitchell (left shoulder), INF Luis Urías (left hamstring), RHP Gus Varland (right hand), LHP Justin Wilson (left elbow) and RHP Brandon Woodruff (right shoulder) are on the injured list…..Alexander, Ashby, Mitchell, Urías and Wilson are on the 60-day IL.

IN THE STANDINGS (39 days): The Brewers have spent the following number of days alone or tied at each position in the NL Central standings: FIRST: 22, SECOND: 15, THIRD: 2, FOURTH: 0, FIFTH: 0…..the team is currently in second place, trailing the first place Pirates by half a game…..the team has been in second place for 15 straight days.

SERIES-LY SPEAKING: The Brewers are 6-5-0 in series play.
Game 1: 5-6, Game 2: 7-4, Game 3: 6-5, Game 4: 1-0
Sweep Wins (2): vs. NYM (3g, 4/3-4/5), at SEA (3g, 4/17-4/19)
Sweep Losses (1): at COL (3g, 5/2-5/4)

AT HOME: The Brewers are 9-6 at home, going 3-2-0 in series play…..the team went 46-35 at home last season, going 15-8-4 in series play.

ON THE ROAD: The Brewers are 10-9 on the road, going 3-3-0 in series play…..the team went 40-41 on the road last season, going 9-12-5 in series play.

LET’S GO TO THE VIDEO TAPE: The Brewers have made five replay challenges this season, going 2-3…..their last challenge (won) came on 5/4 at Colorado as a hit by pitch (Charlie Blackmon) was overturned to a foul ball.

TONIGHT’S STARTER: #51 – RHP FREDDY PERALTA (6gs, 3-2, 3.63)
PERALTA AT A GLANCE: Freddy Peralta, 26, will make his seventh start of the season…..Peralta last started last Tuesday at Colorado and received no decision in the Brewers’ 3-2 loss (6ip, 7h, 2r, 2er, 3bb, 10k, 2hr, 94 pitches)…..the team is 3-3 in his starts…..he has made 4 quality starts…..opponents are batting .242 (32-for-132, 4hr)…..Peralta was acquired from Seattle, along with RHP Carlos Herrera and RHP Daniel Missaki, in exchange for 1B Adam Lind on 12/9/15…..on 2/28/20, he signed a 5-year contract through the 2024 season with club options for 2025 and 2026.

BABY ON BOARD: Peralta and his wife, Maritza, welcomed their second child into the world, a boy named Freddy Jr., on March 29 in Milwaukee…..the youngster weighed 9 lbs and 9 ounces…..the couple also has a daughter named Norah.

LAST SEASON: Peralta went 4-4 with a 3.58 ERA in 18 games/17 starts…..he held opponents to a .190 batting average with 86 strikeouts in 78.0 innings…..the team went 8-9 in his starts…..he produced 4 quality starts…..he was on the injured list twice last season: 5/23-8/2 (right posterior shoulder strain) and 9/9-9/24 (right shoulder inflammation).

CAREER: Is 33-19 with a 3.80 ERA in 122 games/73 starts (449.2ip, 190er)…..is in his sixth Major League season, all with the Brewers (2018-23)…..is 25-17 with a 3.79 ERA as a starter (365.2ip, 154er) and 8-2 with a 3.86 ERA in relief (84ip, 36er)…..was an All-Star in 2021.

CAREER AT AMERICAN FAMILY FIELD: Is 21-11 with a 3.27 ERA in 66 games/38 starts (247.1ip, 90er)…..is 3-1 with a 2.66 ERA in 4 starts this season (23.2ip, 7er)…..went 3-4 with a 4.34 ERA in 11 games/10 starts last season (45.2ip, 22er)…..

CAREER ON THE ROAD: Is 12-8 with a 4.45 ERA in 56 games/35 starts (202.1ip, 100er)…..is 0-1 with a 5.73 ERA in 2 starts this season (11ip, 7er)…..went 1-0 with a 2.51 ERA in 7 starts last season (32.1ip, 9er).

CAREER vs. DODGERS: Is 1-1 with a 1.93 ERA in 3 starts (14ip, 3er)…..took a 4-0 loss last season on 8/15 at American Family Field (4ip, 2h, 1r, 1er, 4bb, 3k, 1hr).

ScoreBig - Get Tickets for Less

Related Articles

Sports Gaming Monitor

Latest Articles

Cellucor C4 X Skittles