What you need to know: The Dodgers will be looking to keep up with San Diego in the National League West when they host a hot Cleveland Guardians team for three interleague games at Dodger Stadium starting Friday night.
The Dodgers are a half-game behind the Padres in first place after San Diego beat the Cubs 6-4 in Chicago on Thursday.
At the same time, the Guardians wrapped up a three-game win over the Colorado Rockies in Denver for their fourth straight win and improved to 13-3 in their last 16 games. Cleveland is two games behind Minnesota in the American League Central.
The Dodgers will send left-hander Clayton Kershaw up the mound against Guardians right-hander Zach Plesac. Kershaw is 4-1 with an earned run average of 2.12. He averages more than one strikeout per inning – 36 in 34 innings. Plesac is 2-4 with a 4.70 ERA.
Guardians third baseman Jose Ramírez leads the American League in runs batted-in and ranks among the best in the league for batting averages and home runs.
How to watch the Dodgers vs. Guardians series
Where: Dodger Stadium
Radio: AM 570 (KLAC); 1020 (KTNQ) Spanish
Dodgers are preferred in Friday’s game: -268 to +273.
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