Friday, 4:10 p.m. PT (SportsNet LA)
Alex Wood has nine walks and 12 total runs allowed in his last eight starts. He struck out seven and walked none in 5⅔ innings against these Reds last Saturday. Wood left with a 4-1 lead and two runners on base, but a three-run home run tied the score in a game the Dodgers would eventually win in the ninth inning.
Tim Adleman in three starts against the National League West this year has allowed 13 runs on 15 hits in 10⅔ innings, with eight walks and eight strikeouts.
Saturday, 1:10 p.m. (SportsNet LA)
These Reds tagged Hyun-jin Ryu for three home runs in four innings last Sunday at Dodger Stadium, matching his total allowed over his previous seven appearances and 37⅔ innings. Asher Wojciechowski allowed four runs in five innings in a no-decision last Saturday at Dodger Stadium.
Sunday, 10:10 a.m. (SportsNet LA)
At the start of a stretch of 20 games in 20 days, manager Dave Roberts will utilize the series finale to give the rest of the rotation an extra day of rest.
Kenta Maeda will start on Sunday. The other five starters are getting an extra day.— Andy McCullough (@McCulloughTimes) June 15, 2017
Kenta Maeda gets his first start since June 4, and looks to last into the fifth inning for the first time since May 25. The move also means Clayton Kershaw will start the Dodgers’ series opener on Monday against the Mets, the beginning of a nine-game homestand.
Old friend Bronson Arroyo has a 7.01 ERA in 13 starts, the worst among 84 qualified pitchers in MLB. His 22 home runs allowed are three more than any other pitcher in baseball.