Matt Kemp and the Dodgers have lost the first two games to the Phillies.
The Dodgers look to avoid a sweep at the hands of the Phillies Wednesday afternoon, with Chad Billingsley facing Vance Worley. Strangely enough, the Dodgers have been at their best when staring down the barrel of a sweep.
|2011 Dodgers Facing A Sweep|
|Apr 17||St. Louis*||W 2-1|
|Apr 27||at Florida||W 5-4|
|May 8||at Mets||W 4-2|
|Jun 15||Cincinnati||L 7-2|
|Jun 19||Houston||W 1-0|
|Jun 26||Angels||W 3-2|
|Jul 7||Mets*||W 6-0|
|Jul 20||at San Francisco||W 1-0|
The Dodgers are 7-1 in the final game of a three or four-game series when facing a sweep this season.
- Worley has won each of his last six decisions, and the Phillies have won each of his last nine starts. Worley's last loss was May 29.
- Billingsley has a decision in each of his last 16 starts, the longest such string by a Dodger starting pitcher since Darren Dreifort had a decision in 17 straight games in 1999.
Game Time: 12:10 p.m.
TV: Prime Ticket