Dodgers Head to the Desert for Their First Road Series of 2018

LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 31: Left fielder Matt Kemp
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LOS ANGELES, CA – MARCH 29: Clayton Kershaw /

Tuesday – 6:40 PM Clayton Kershaw vs. Zack Godley

Clayton Kershaw will come into Tuesday’s game with a 0-1 record but his record couldn’t be farther from the truth.  Kershaw gave up a lone run in his first start of the season but was still stuck with a tough 1-0 loss.  Kershaw will look to once again have a strong outing and record his first win of the season.

Zack Godley will be making his first start of the new campaign for the Arizona Diamondbacks.  Last season was a breakout for Godley who posted a 3.37 ERA in twenty-five starts for the Dbacks.  Godley also held batters to a .221 average last season so he will look to build off of last year.

Hitter to watch against Kershaw:

Nick Ahmed – As previously mentioned, Ahmed has been the Dbacks best run contributor through three games so he will be depended on to scrape some runs across against Clayton Kershaw.  Per the usual, Goldschmidt has hit Kershaw the best of any Diamondback hitter but the Diamondbacks will need someone else to step up in order to beat Clayton.  Ahmed is their best bet.

Hitter to watch against Godley:

Chris Taylor – CT3 will look to keep his momentum going from Sunday’s game in which he had his first multi-hit game of the season.  Taylor has a home run off of Godley and a .375 average.  Seager has hit below 100 against Godley so he will look to turn things around against the other Zack.