The Dodgers bring their red-hot team to Atlanta for a three game series. They also bring their newly acquired starting pitcher, Yu Darvish, who last pitched on July 26th for the Texas Rangers. Yu Darvish will have his first Dodgers start on Friday in New York City against the Mets.
Tonight’s game features Kenta Maeda against rookie Lucas Sims, who gets his first major league start tonight against the Dodgers. Sims is a 23 year old right hander who has posted a 1.136 WHIP in AAA this year.
The Dodgers’ road record is 27-18, as opposed to their record of 47-13 while playing at Chavez Ravine.