The Los Angeles Dodgers look for their third straight victory to open the season on Saturday night as they battle the San Diego Padres at Petco Park. Chris Capuano takes the hill for the Dodgers, making his first start for Los Angeles after signing a two-year, $10 million contract during the offseason.
Dustin Moseley starts for the Padres.
The Dodgers captured the opener of the series 5-3 on Thursday night, and rode the hot bat of Andre Ethier and the superb pitching of Chad Billingsley to a 6-0 win on Friday night. Through two games, neither Dodgers starting pitcher has allowed a run, so Capuano has a high standard to follow.
"We talked about our starting pitching setting the tone, and Bills obviously right out of the gate was really good," manager Don Mattingly said on Friday.
Matt Kemp has two hits in each of the first two games of the season, and has a 14-game hitting streak, dating back to last season. Juan Rivera also has two hits in each of the first two games.
The Dodgers have won 12 of their last 14 games against the Padres.
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