Dodgers vs Yankees: Kershaw, Dodgers Visit Pineda, Yankees in New York
The Los Angeles Dodgers and the New York Yankees will both be trying to pick up a win on Wednesday, September 14th when they battle at Yankee Stadium in an interleague contest. The Dodgers hold a 4-game lead in the NL West over the San Francisco Giants. The Yankees are 5 games behind the AL East-leading Boston Red Sox, but are only 2 games back in the AL wild-card race.
Dodgers vs Yankees: A Look at the Dodgers:
The Dodgers will start Clayton Kershaw (11-3, 1.89). In his last start, Kershaw lasted just three innings in his first start since June 26 (back injury) – a 4-1 loss to the Miami Marlins. He allowed a pair of runs on five hits with five strikeouts. The three-time Cy Young winner has faced the Yankees twice, taking two no-decisions while posting a 1.20 ERA. This season, the southpaw is 4-2 in nine road starts with a 2.47 ERA.
Dodgers vs Yankees: A Look at the Yankees:
The Yankees will start Michael Pineda (6-11, 5.07), who took a no-decision in his last start in a 7-5 home win over Tampa Bay. Pineda went 4.2 innings, giving up two runs on six hits with seven strikeouts and a pair of walks. He’s facing the Dodgers for the first time in his career. At home this season, he’s 4-4 in 14 starts with a 4.65 ERA.
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