Dodger starting pitching has been extraordinary in the early going this season, with only one truly bad start out of nine. Okay, maybe two bad starts. Over the first nine games of the season here are some numbers:
|IP||50.2 (5.63 per start)|
After James McDonald's meltdown in Arizona last Friday, it seems Dodger starters have taken each start as a personal challenge. The starters have allowed only one run in each of the last four games, all Dodger wins:
With Hiroki Kuroda out for longer than originally thought, the Dodgers need big things from Stults -- and perhaps James McDonald -- if they want to stay on top of the NL West.
Here's the lineup, per Josh Rawitch. James Loney parlayed his 3 hitless RBI back into the cleanup spot tonight:
Be sure to get your guesses for the final score and winning pitcher here.