Dodgers second baseman Dee Gordon set a new career high with 34 steals in a season and reached 100 stolen bases in his career, in 233 games. Gordon has 21 steals in May, matching Maury Wills in May 1965 for most by a Dodger in May.
Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez gets a rare day off on Friday after starting 53 of the first 55 games of the season. Gonzalez is 1-for-13 in his last four games and is 4-for-29 in his last eight contests.
The Dodgers are 6-6 in games started by opposing left-handed pitchers this season, but are hitting just .216/.268/.354 against southpaws on the season. On Friday they get another crack at a lefty, in Francisco Liriano of the Pirates.