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Walker scheduled to start for Mariners against Dodgers

August 19, 2020 GMT

Los Angeles Dodgers (18-7, first in the NL West) vs. Seattle Mariners (7-18, fifth in the NL West)

Seattle; Wednesday, 9:40 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Dodgers: Julio Urias (2-0, 2.53 ERA, 1.13 WHIP, 13 strikeouts) Mariners: Taijuan Walker (1-2, 4.05 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, 17 strikeouts)

LINE: Dodgers favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Los Angeles Dodgers visit the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday.

The Mariners finished 35-46 in home games in 2019. Seattle hit .237 as a team with 3.2 extra base hits per game and 28 total triples last year.

The Dodgers finished 47-34 in road games in 2019. Los Angeles averaged 8.7 hits with 3.7 extra base hits per game and 302 total doubles last season.

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The teams meet for the second time this year. Los Angeles leads the season series 2-0.

INJURIES: Mariners: Yusei Kikuchi: (neck), Kendall Graveman: (neck), Carl Edwards Jr.: (right forearm), Nestor Cortes Jr.: (left elbow), Brandon Brennan: (oblique), Gerson Bautista: (elbow), Austin Adams: (knee), Mitch Haniger: (back), Tom Murphy: (left foot).

Dodgers: Alex Wood: (shoulder), Jimmy Nelson: (back), Joe Kelly: (right shoulder), Edwin Rios: (left hamstring), Will Smith: (neck).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.