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Dodgers Game Previews

Previews of the day's matchup between the Los Angeles Dodgers and their opponent(s), including an analysis of the pitching matchup, starting lineups, previous matchups, and news and notes surrounding the game and series.

Buehler vs. Webb in NLDS Game 1

Game 1 of the epic Dodgers-Giants National League Division Series will feature Walker Buehler on the mound against Logan Webb.

Something’s gotta give in the NL wild card game

The Dodgers and Cardinals are both red hot entering the 2021 National League wild card game. Max Scherzer pitches for Los Angeles, with Adam Wainwright on the mound for St. Louis, the two oldest starting pitchers in wild card game history.

One more day to force one more day

Walker Buehler on Sunday has a potential National League ERA title in his sights, and could also help the Dodgers to force a NL West tiebreaker with the Giants on the final day of the regular season.

The race for the Cy Young award

Julio Urias and Corbin Burnes take the mound in Los Angeles, as both pitchers look to add to their Cy Young award case.

It’s do or die for Dodgers

The Dodgers have only three games remaining left this season. Trailing the Giants by two games in the division, almost everything has to go perfect for LA this weekend.

The final 2021 Dodgers-Padres matchup is here

Tony Gonsolin will pitch for the Dodgers in his final regular season start

Scherzer takes on the rookie Weathers

The Dodgers are still fighting for the division, while Padres are fighting for pride having already been eliminated. Max Scherzer takes the mound on Wednesday night at Dodger Stadium.

Dodgers-Padres doesn’t have the luster that was expected

Walker Buehler and the Dodgers battle Yu Darvish and the Padres in the opener of a three-game series, featuring two pitchers looking to turn around recent slumps.

Clayton Kershaw starts, but how will the Dodgers finish?

Clayton Kershaw starts for the Dodgers on Saturday against the Diamondbacks, but with Kenley Jansen and Blake Treinen used heavily of late, how they finish might be just as important.

Gonsolin starts in familiar surroundings

Dodgers right-hander Tony Gonsolin starts on Friday night at Chase Field, against his most common opponent in three major league seasons, the Diamondbacks.

Buehler takes the mound in Game 2 against the Rockies

Walker Buehler hopes the Dodgers bats back him up on Wednesday night.

Julio Urias looks for 19th win

Julio Urias has been putting up Cy Young Award numbers while being the third best starter in the Dodgers’ rotation.

Pujols gets a start on getaway day

Albert Pujols starts against the left-handed Wade Miley in the Dodgers’ series finale against the Reds in Cincinnati.

Walker Buehler’s Cy Young chances

Walker Buehler has three weeks to help his Cy Young Award case. He’s currently No. 3 in odds.

Urías goes streaking

Dodgers go for the sweep against Arizona tonight

Gonsolin gets the ball for the second time since his return

Tony Gonsolin and the Dodgers battle the Diamondbacks on Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium, with Los Angeles seeking a fifth straight win.

Jansen on paternity leave, White recalled

Jansens celebrate today’s birth of their daughter

Dodgers call on White to provide length

The Dodgers have used two bullpen games on the current road trip, and call on Mitch White to provide some length as a starting pitcher on Wednesday against the Cardinals.

Dodgers have improved against LHP

A look at how the Dodgers have improved against left-handers, thanks in large part to Albert Pujols and Trea Turner, and how LA has excelled of late against southpaw starters, ahead of facing J.A. Happ and the Cardinals on Tuesday night in St. Louis.

Walker Buehler gets one last crack at the Giants

Walker Buehler starts the series finale on Sunday night in San Francisco, trying to keep the Dodgers in first place and continue his mastery of the Giants.

Dodgers struggling offense faces a pair of Giants bullpen games

The Dodgers offense has struggled for two weeks but the team is winning thanks to excellent pitching. They lost Friday’s series opener to the Giants, but send Julio Urías to the mound Saturday against the first of two bullpen games for San Francisco.

Showdown series in SF begins Friday night

The Dodgers and Giants open a three-game series on Friday night at Oracle Park in San Francisco, entering the weekend tied atop the National League West with the best record in MLB.

Dodgers offense has been really bad

Since August 16, the Dodgers have had one of the worst offenses in all of baseball, ranking near the bottom of every offensive category.

Dodgers need to take advantage of opponents

The Dodgers fell to the Rockies on Friday night, a team with the fewest road wins in baseball. If LA wants to win the division, they have to beat the teams they’re supposed to beat.

AJ Pollock’s amazing week

AJ Pollock had himself an amazing week against the Padres. He had some timely hits and an amazing catch.

An electric Walker Buehler starts in San Diego

Buehler is coming off of an impressive—and fiery—win in his last start as the Dodgers hope to hold steady against San Diego.

A lot has happened since the last Dodgers-Padres series

The Dodgers and Padres play again for the first time in two months, having gone in different directions since late June.

A streak of relief

The Dodgers are on another long winning streak, and the bullpen has been especially great of late despite heavy usage. That, plus a Saturday rematch of Game 5 of the 2016 National League Division Series, with Max Scherzer this time pitching for Los Angeles against Rich Hill for the Mets.

Should Max Muncy be the NL MVP?

Max Muncy currently has the second best odds to win MVP in the National League. Could the Dodgers star win the award?

Dodgers ready for bullpen finale against Pirates

Mitch White leads the search for a sweep

Checking in on recent Dodgers bullpen workload

The Dodgers bullpen has been used heavily over the last week, and figure to pitch a lot the remainder of this week, at least. So let’s look at the recent workload for LA relievers heading into Tuesday night.

Max Muncy looks to ride momentum

Max Muncy was struggling through the first week of August. However, he flipped the script after a fantastic series in New York against the Mets.

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