On Wednesday Night Baseball at 10 ET ESPN or Watch ESPN. Los Angeles Dodgers still have to play a home field against San Fransisco Giants in the National League Division Series. Los Angeles Dodgers have the wrapped up title of National League West. This home field is actually important for Dodgers. On Tuesday night, Dodgers’ win over the Giants. They clinched appearance of third consecutive postseason. Their first times in franchise history have been marked by them just in the three years in a row. Click http://judibola99.com/ for more info.
New York Mets have been trailed by the Dodgers on Wednesday. There is an advantage for the one game in the race for home-field. This advantage will be in their upcoming division series matchup. The New York Mets have virtue of winning the season series 4-3 tiebreaker. The advantage of having a home field will become a major boost for the Dodgers. The second-best home record in the major leagues at 52-26 (.667) already had by the Dodgers when they entering play on Wednesday. On that game just the St. Louis Cardinals team were better with 55-26. On the road this season, The Dodgers just get 36-43 (.456). It also become a guarantee that Dodgers to be the only the NL playoff team to in having a sub-.500 road record. That is not surprisingly because in the National League there are other four playoff teams that have the four best road records.
The Dodgers’ have .211 winning percentage differentials between road games and home games. They only trail the Houston Astros (.265 differential) in all of baseball and that is the biggest in the National League. The Dodgers scored 5-2 at home and 1-6 on the road in their last two postseason appearances. Mike Bolsinger will be sent by the Dodgers to the mound on Wednesday night. The good started have been made by Bolsinger. He gets 5-3 with a 2.83 ERA in 16 starts on July 29. More than four runs in a start have been allowed by him only once in that span.
Alex Wood and Mat Latos have acquired by the Dodgers at the trade deadline and they send Bolsinger to the minors. He has not same standard performed since him returning. The Dodgers’ rotation in four starts since returning, he get 1-2 with a 6.88 ERA. In a game, he also failed to go more than five innings. At least the three earned runs in all four of his starts have been allowed by him.
The home runs at a much higher rate have been allowed by him. That is the difference in Bolsinger’s statistics that most noticeable since he came back from the minors. He also allowed three home runs in 89 innings and home run to 0.8 per cent of batters faced from April through July. Seven home runs in 17 innings have been allowed by him in September. This is one shy of the most in the majors this month. That month also have highest rate among pitchers and that equates to 8.1 per cent of batters faced.