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Dodgers Score: Game Updates vs Cubs on Saturday, Mookie at 2B, Chris Taylor Starting

The Dodgers look to put Friday’s game behind them and get back to a .500 record on the season with Dustin May (1-1, 3.00 ERA) on the mound in Chicago. The Cubs counter with rookie right-hander Hayden Wesneski (1-0, 6.23 ERA) who will be making his first career start against LA.

One note before we get into it, the weather may be a factor in getting this game started on time in the Windy City. Or the snowy city.

Your boys in blue were one hit by the Cubs on Friday afternoon with a David Peralta swinging bunt being the only hit of the game. Coming off Thursday’s heroics from James Outman, it was a bit of a kick in the teeth for the Dodgers who now look to get back on track… again.

Here’s a look at the lineup that manager Dave Roberts will be sending out against Wesneski.

Austin Barnes is back in the lineup to catch May. Jason Heyward gets his first start against his former club in right field as Mookie Betts moves from right to the infield at second base, not shortstop. Chris Taylor starts for the first time in a week after dealing with a minor oblique area issue.

Quote of the Day

“It’s really cool to be able to [come back to Wrigley] as an outfielder for the Dodgers,” Heyward said on Thursday. “I’m just going to enjoy it, every bit of it. You never know when it’ll be your last time.”

Full Lineups, Betting Odds and More Stats

Pitching Matchup

Dustin May goes for win number 2 on the season after coming off a rough outing against the Mets last Monday. He gave up 5 runs in 5.2 innings and recorded just one strikeout.

How To Follow Along

First pitch for Saturday’s game is at 11:20 a.m. PT. You can watch it on Spectrum SportsNet LA, or listen on AM570 LA Sports Radio or KTNQ1020 in Spanish.

Also, if you can’t watch or listen (or even if you can) make sure to follow Dodgers Nation on Twitter for live play-by-play of the game, and to talk with tons of Dodger fans throughout it. You can follow by clicking this link right here.

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Clint Pasillas

Clint Pasillas has been writing, blogging, and podcasting about the Los Angeles Dodgers since 2008. Under Clint's leadership as the Lead Editor, Dodgers Nation has grown into one of the most read baseball sites in the world with millions of unique visitors per month. Find him online on Twitter/X or his YouTube channel!

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