Dodgers: How the Nationals have fared against LA’s rotation
Tonight the Dodgers and Nationals will kick off their series at Dodger Stadium. How have the Nationals fared against LA’s playoff rotation?
The stage is set for a battle between two of the hottest teams in the National League as the Dodgers and Nationals will kick off their series in Los Angeles. The Nationals have been labeled by some as the NL team most likely to knock out the Dodgers. In part because of their talented rotation and the fact that the NLDS is a shortened best of five series where upsets are more likely to happen.
This article will take a look at how the Nationals have fared against the Dodger rotation. Overall, the Nationals hit lefties better this season posting a .283/.356/.472 slash line against southpaws compared to a .258/.337/.448 line against right-handed pitching. Three of the starters in LA’s playoff rotation are left-handed but Walker Buehler the lone right-hander will start the series opener.