Dodgers at Giants, 7:15PM PT, TV: SPNLA
With the Dodgers’ magic number stuck on two, it would relieve a lot of their fans if they won this game and dispensed with the suspense. To that end they send out odds-on Cy Young favorite Zack Greinke, who’s 18-3 with a microscopic 1.65 ERA to face Jake Peavy, who’s 7-6 with a 3.83 ERA. Greinke skipped his last start with a sore calf but pitched his usual bullpen session on Friday and is thought to be fine. Peavy has been a Dodger-killer in the past if you look at his record (14-3 with a 2.42 ERA in 28 career starts against them), but those numbers were amassed with a different team and facing different players on the Dodgers; I’m not persuaded those kinds of statistics mean much.
I’m sure the Dodgers will be just fine, because they have:
Me in the clubhouse today: "hey guys…. 👋🏼?" pic.twitter.com/50PfBmBFPj
— Enrique Hernandez (@kikehndez) September 28, 2015
Lineup when available.
Tonight's #Dodgers lineup Crawford LF Seager SS Gonzalez 1B Turner 3B Ethier RF Utley 2B Grandal C Pederson CF Greinke P
— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) September 28, 2015