The Los Angeles Dodgers play host to the Houston Astros at Dodger Stadium this weekend. This marks the first match up between the two teams in LA since the 2017 World Series which Houston won.
Where to Watch
- Network: Fox Sports (channel 11, LA)
- Time: 5:07 PM PT
- Broadcast team: Joe Davis, John Smoltz, and Ken Rosenthal
- Network: ESPN, Sunday Night Baseball
- Time: 5:08 PM PT
- Broadcast team: Matt Vasgersian, Alex Rodriguez, Buster Olney
Who to Watch
Dodgers pitcher Joe Kelly is out this series, finally serving his 5 game suspension handed down by MLB after inciting a brouhaha in Houston earlier this season.
Still, for Los Angeles, Mookie Betts is putting together an MVP season in his first campaign in the senior circuit. The leadoff batter leads the Dodgers in home runs, runs batted in, and runs scored.
For Houston, spark plug Jose Altuve is out this series, on the injured list with a knee issue.
Outfielder Michael Brantley has been their most consistent offensive threat in 2020 with a .310 batting average and .914 OPS in 32 games.