The LA Dodgers beat Pittsburgh on the road on Thursday before heading home to host the Atlanta Braves on Friday. The Dodgers are 31-31 on the season and are currently in the 3rd spot in the NL West. Lost Angeles has won 7 of their last 10 games and are 14-17 at Dodger Stadium this season.
Walker Buehler will make his 8th start on the hill for the Dodgers. Buehler is 3-1 on the season with 46 innings of work. Buehler carries a 2.74 ERA with 50 strikeouts. Buehler pitched 5 innings in his last start allowed 4 earned runs.
The Atlanta Braves had Thursday off after losing in San Diego 3-1 on Wednesday. The Braves are 36-26 on the season and are 2nd in the NL East. Atlanta is 5-5 over their last 10 games and are 20-14 on the road.
Brandon McCarthy will make his 13th start on the mound for the Braves. McCarthy is 5-2 on the season with 63.1 innings pitched. McCarthy carries a 4.84 ERA with 52 strikeouts.