Rockies at Dodgers, 7:10PM PT, TV: SPNLA
Clayton Kershaw goes for victory number 100 for the fifth time. His last time out he was roughed up (or nibbled to death) by the Rockies for five runs in 5 1/3 innings. He didn’t figure in the decision as the Dodgers recovered to win 9-5 at Coors Field. His opponent will be Eddie Butler, who pitched and lost the rain-shortened game last week, also at Coors.
The Dodgers could activate Kenley Jansen as early as today. Whether he’s immediately thrown into the closer role is up in the air.
Sports Illustrated has a nice story about the Dodgers’ defense and how it’s improved, particularly with Joc Pederson in center field.
Lineup when available.
Tonight's #Dodgers lineup vs. Rockies: Pederson CF Rollins SS Kendrick 2B Gonzalez 1B Turner 3B Grandal C Ethier RF Van Slyke LF Kershaw P
— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) May 15, 2015