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Rich Hill will try to continue strong pitching against the Brewers today

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Dodgers try to win first road series since early May against the Padres

Los Angeles Dodgers v San Francisco Giants Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images

The Dodgers will hope to continue their strong pitching during this road trip and bring back some of their offense in today’s game at Milwaukee. For the first five games of the trip, the team has a 1.96 ERA in 46 innings pitched.

The Dodgers have not won a road series since winning the second game of their series against the Padres on May 6th.

Rich Hill makes his sixth start of the season. He is facing a Brewers team where only one player infielder/outfielder Nick Franklin has faced him in the past. Franklin is 2-for-2 with two singles but he has not faced Hill since 2014.

Matt Garza was signed by the Brewers prior to the 2014 season to a 4-year $50M deal. Thus far in 2017, Garza has started seven games and in 40⅔ innings pitched, he’s allowed 41 hits, 21 runs (18 earned), walked eight and struck out 31.

Chase Utley and Franklin Gutierrez have faced Garza the most often but Gutierrez has not faced Garza since 2010. Utley has 18 plate appearances and has hit one home run and one double while Gutierrez, who is 8-for-17 against Garza, also has a home run.

Starting Lineups

Pos Dodgers Pos Brewers
Pos Dodgers Pos Brewers
2B Utley (L) CF Broxton
SS Seager (L) RF Santana
C Grandal (S) 1B Aguilar
1B Gonzalez (L) 3B Shaw (L)
LF Bellinger (L) LF Perez
CF Taylor C Bandy
3B Hernandez 2B Villar (S)
RF Puig SS Arcia
P HIll (L) P Garza
Time: 1:10 p.m. PT TV: SportsNet LA