The Los Angeles Dodgers look for their third straight win on Saturday night as they face the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park. Clayton Kershaw makes his fourth start of the season and though he has pitched well so far he has yet to win a game.
"I don't care about winning individually. I want to pitch better," Kershaw said after his last no-decision on Sunday. "Wins will come with pitching better, and getting deeper into games and doing some of those things that right now aren't coming so easily."
Kershaw has a 2.35 ERA with four walks and 13 strikeouts and 15 1/3 innings.
The Dodgers will look to support Kershaw with Matt Kemp, who is laying waste to National League pitchers so far this season. Kemp has homered in two straight games and on the season is hitting .481 with a major league leading eight home runs, 16 runs and 20 RBI in just 14 games.
Kemp's slugging percentage on the season is 1.000. That is not a misprint.
Kyle Weiland starts for the Astros (5-9), who have lost eight of their last 10 games.
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