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Oviedo vs. Urías – Dodgers Digest

Oviedo vs. Urías – Dodgers Digest


For the second consecutive night time, the Dodgers’ bullpen didn’t make the sport simple within the ultimate innings. Fortunately, and I actually imply fortunately, the workforce escaped bases loaded no outs jams twice. The workforce held on and secured the win, and can look to win the sequence tonight in opposition to Pittsburgh. Daniel Hudson sprained his proper MCL final night time and can go on the Injured Checklist for one more vital stretch. Horrible information for the workforce however extra particularly for him. Julio Urias will make his second begin after getting back from the Injured Checklist, up in opposition to the right-handed Johan Oviedo.

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7:10 P.M. Los Angeles
3B Hayes SS Betts
LF Reynolds (S) 1B Freeman (L)
RF Davis 3B Muncy (L)
DH Santana (S) DH Martinez
1B Joe LF Peralta (L)
CF Suwinski (L) RF Heyward (L)
SS Gonzales 2B Vargas
2B Castro (S) CF Outman (L)
C Delay C Barnes
P Oviedo (R) P Urías (L)

With Austin Barnes within the lineup, the workforce has an absolute black gap within the 9 spot, so Dave Roberts will alter the lineup to optimize offense to compensate. The primary transfer there’s to start out Mookie Betts at shortstop as Miguel Rojas is among the weaker bats within the lineup. That places Miguel Vargas at second base, though that call as a complete is up for debate. Rojas is slashing .265/.300/.337, for a 74 wRC+ for the reason that starting of June. He’s been even higher over the previous few weeks, with a .304/.355/.393 slashline and a 106 wRC+ since June 14, over his final 18 video games and 62 plate appearances. Vargas clearly has a considerably larger ceiling, however he’s been struggling for fairly a while now. He has a .071/.169/.161 slash with a -12 wRC+ since June 10. That’s 19 video games and 66 plate appearances.

David Peralta however has been on hearth. A comparatively poor first three weeks have held his general numbers again as a complete. He has a .310/.349/.474 slash since April 19, with a 123 wRC+ and .823 OPS over 56 video games and 186 plate appearances. Over his final two months, that’s as much as an .897 OPS and 144 wRC+. During the last month and a half he’s hitting .361 with a 154 wRC+, and is hitting .385 since Might 26. Fairly unreal stuff from him these days.


Oviedo (3-9) allowed eight earned runs on 9 hits and three walks whereas placing out one over 5 innings to take the loss Saturday in opposition to the Brewers. It was simply the worst begin of his season. He’s nonetheless simply 25, and has been having a profitable season as a complete for the Pirates. He’s been very up and down, and the outing did add to his inconsistent season, as he’s allowed one or fewer earned runs in seven of his 17 begins, but allowed greater than 5 in three begins. Total he has a 4.61 ERA over 93.2 innings, although that was considerably broken by his earlier outing. He had a 4.06 ERA earlier than his recreation in opposition to the Brewers, and had a 2.96 ERA over his earlier 9 begins. We’ll see which model of Oviedo comes out tonight. He’s allowed a .766 OPS in opposition to left-handed batters this 12 months, in comparison with .697 in opposition to right-handed batters, and the Dodgers will get all their lefties within the lineup.

Urías (5-5) took the loss in opposition to Kansas Metropolis on Saturday, permitting 5 runs on six hits and two walks whereas placing out two batters over three innings. Urías’ return from a stint on the Injured Checklist as a result of a hamstring harm didn’t go nicely, although a part of the problem was dangerous fortune. Of the 4 hits he allowed within the first inning, three have been bloop singles that left the bat at lower than 72 mph. Regardless, the Royals put up 5 runs in that body, and Urías’ struggles weren’t restricted to bloopers — he additionally issued a stroll and hit a batter with a pitch. He retired 5 of the ultimate six batters he confronted, however he was lifted after 66 pitches since he was on a pitch rely following the layoff. He’ll look to bounce again tonight, and the workforce has missed his innings virtually greater than the efficiency.


In different information,

Clearly lots must happen for Noah Syndergaard to finish up in a recreation, however I’m virtually intrigued by what must occur for that to be actuality.

Yency Almonte has been sturdy as of late, however the workforce will probably want Alex Vesia to determine it out in some unspecified time in the future in any case. Nick Robertson shall be on the roster in addition to Daniel Hudson goes to the Injured Checklist as soon as once more. The one excellent news is that the sprained MCL is on his proper knee, not his left knee which had the ACL tear.

Landon Knack might conceivably make his MLB debut earlier than the All-Star Break if Brusdar Graterol finally ends up on the Injured Checklist as nicely. He has a 3.29 ERA in 13.2 innings this season in Triple-A.

Hopefully they’ll get to the All-Star Break with out every other main accidents.


First pitch is at 7:10 PM PT on SNLA and MLB Community.



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