The Dodgers close out their nine-game homestand tonight, trying for their sixth home win against the Padres in as many tries. The Dodgers have won 10 out of their last 11 home games against San Diego, and are 23-8 at Dodger Stadium on the season. The Dodgers are 46-17 at home since the 2008 All-Star break, best in MLB.
Andre Ethier has eight extra-base hits in eight June games, and is hitting .419/.438/1.000 for the month. Now the club leader with 11 home runs, Ethier has a major-league-leading four multi-homer games this season.
In five home starts this season, Clayton Kershaw has a 1.53 ERA, has given up only 17 hits, and opposing batters are hitting .170/.261/.280.
#22 / Pitcher / Los Angeles Dodgers
Mar 19, 1988
Kevin Correia is 3-1 with a 4.65 ERA in 50.1 career innings against the Dodgers. He started against them in the fourth game of the season, also against Kershaw, one of two Padre wins against the Dodgers this season. Ethier is seven for 12 lifetime against Correia, with two doubles and a triple.
#29 / Pitcher / San Diego Padres
Aug 24, 1980
Bill Paxton is scheduled to throw out the first pitch.
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