What you should know: The Dodgers journey to San Diego for the second of three September encounters with the Padres once they open a three-game collection Friday at Petco Park.
The groups met eight days in the past at Dodger Stadium and the Dodgers took two out of three video games from the Padres, who’re in competition for a wild card berth with the Philadelphia Phillies.
The Dodgers will begin right-hander Dustin Could (1-2, 3.94 earned-run common) towards Padres’ right-hander Mike Clevinger (5-6, 3.96 ERA). In final week’s first collection, Could yielded six earned runs in 5 innings in a shedding effort and Clevinger almost matched that when he gave up 5 earned runs in three and one-third innings in a San Diego loss.
The Dodgers (94-42, .692) lead San Diego (76-62, .551) by 19 video games. The Dodgers, whose magic quantity is six video games, may clinch their ninth Nationwide League West title in 10 years with a three-game sweep this weekend.
The ultimate three video games of the season between the groups shall be performed in San Diego over the past week of September.
How to observe the Dodgers vs. Padres collection
The place: Petco Park, San Diego
Radio: AM 570 (KLAC), 1020 (KTNQ) Spanish