Dodgers look for rebound against Padres

Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

SAN DIEGO -- The Dodgers try to pick up the pieces after Friday night's stunning loss, and will do so with Josh Beckett on the hill against the Padres.

Beckett has not allowed a run in each of his last two road starts, 15 innings in all. He is 3-1 with a 2.27 ERA on the road this season, with only three home runs allowed in 31⅔ innings.

Though the Dodgers lost on Friday they scored five runs, the 18th time they have done so on the road this season. In the National League only the Brewers, with 19, have more such road games. The Dodgers' 4.59 runs per game on the road is second in the NL this season, again to Milwaukee.

Matt Kemp carries an eight-game hitting streak into Saturday's game, the third-longest by a Dodger this year. Kemp has driven in a run in seven of the eight games of his hitting streak, including the last four games, with 10 RBI in all during the streak.

Hanley Ramirez has a seven-game hitting streak of his own and has a hit in each of his last 10 starts, hitting .306/.405/.528 with two home runs and two doubles during that span (including his 0-for-1 in one game as a pinch-hitter).

Justin Turner was 1-for-3 on Friday in his return to the starting lineup after eight days. He has at least one hit in each of his last 12 starts and has reached base in each of his last 16 starts, dating back to May 22.

Adrian Gonzalez, who has doubled in each of his last two games, is 4-for-9 with a double in his career against Tyson Ross, starting for San Diego on Saturday night. Since leaving the Padres Gonzalez is hitting .347/.368/.540 against his old team, though just .273/.290/.439 at Petco Park, including just 2-for-15 (.133) in San Diego in 2014.

Yasiel Puig hasn't homered since May 28, and at 20 full games and 86 plate appearances is suffering through the longest power drought of his career. Puig is 2-for-5 with a home run and a walk against Ross. The home run came in 2013.

Game info

Time: 7:10 p.m. PT

TV: SportsNet LA

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