The Los Angeles Dodgers return home a battered team. Eight losses in nine games on their road trip dropped them into a first place tie with the San Francisco Giants in the National League West. The Dodgers just got swept in a three-game series in San Francisco and they didn't score a single run in the series. They will try to put runs on the board at Dodger Stadium in a four-game series against the New York Mets. Here is a look ahead at the pitching matchups for this four-game weekend series.
Thursday, 7:10 p.m. PDT (Prime Ticket)
Chris Capuano looks for his team-high 10th win of the season as he looks to snap a four-game Dodgers losing streak for the second straight start. Chris Young makes his fifth start of the season for the Mets, more starts than he has made in a season since 2009.
Friday, 7:10 p.m. PDT (Prime Ticket)
R.A. Dickey gets the start for the Mets, looking for his 12th win as he continues to build his resume for a possible All-Star Game start. Aaron Harang gets the start for the Dodgers, coming off a quality start no-decision on Sunday against the Angels in Anaheim.
Saturday, 4:15 p.m. PDT (Fox)
A battle of the man with a no-hitter (Johan Santana) against a man with no run support (Nathan Eovaldi). The Dodgers have scored five total runs in Eovaldi's six starts.
Sunday, 5:05 p.m. PDT (ESPN)
Clayton Kershaw gets the start for the Dodgers on ESPN Sunday Night Baseball in the series finale, while the Mets will counter with right-hander Dillon Gee.