The Dodgers and Braves meet again for the second time in two weeks, this time at Turner Field in Atlanta for four games. The Dodgers swept the Braves in Los Angeles, including a pair of one-run wins, the beginning of a horrific 0-8 road trip for Atlanta.
The Braves recovered to take two of three from the division-leading Nationals over the weekend at home, where Atlanta is 33-25. Here is a look at the expected pitching matchups for the week in Atlanta:
Monday, 4:10 p.m. PT (SportsNet LA, ESPN)
Kevin Correia will make his Dodgers debut in the series opener. He has allowed one of the three true outcomes (home run, walk, strikeout) to just 18.5 percent of his batters faced, lowest among the 89 qualified major league starters (Tim Hudson is next at 20.8 percent, then Henderson Alvarez at 20.9 percent). Julio Teheran was awesome at Dodger Stadium on July 31, striking out nine while allowing two runs in eight innings. But he lost because he wasn't Clayton Kershaw.
Tuesday, 4:10 p.m. PT (SportsNet LA, MLB Network)
Dan Haren will earn a $250,000 bonus on Tuesday by making his 24th start of the season. Mike Minor in his last 10 starts has allowed 44 runs in 54 innings, including 12 home runs allowed.
Wednesday, 4:10 p.m. PT (SportsNet LA)
Hyun-jin Ryu is 9-2 with a 2.69 ERA in 12 road starts this season, including four different starts of seven scoreless innings. Ervin Santana has won four straight decisions over his last five starts, with a 2.65 ERA and 32 strikeouts with 12 walks in 34 innings during that span.
Thursday, 9:10 a.m. PT (SportsNet LA)
The Dodgers' earliest start time of the season will be started by Roberto Hernandez, who is 1-1 in three starts against the Braves this season, with a 4.26 ERA, 14 walks and just seven strikeouts in 19 innings. His win came at Turner Field on June 18, though Hernandez allowed five runs in six innings. Old friend Aaron Harang has a 2.53 ERA over his last five starts but has five no-decisions. The Braves have lost all five of those games, thanks to 11 total runs scored, including seven runs with Harang in the game.