St. Petersburg, Florida; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Tampa Bay and Los Angeles will face off at Tropicana Field Wednesday.
The Rays are 12-11 on their home turf. The Tampa Bay offense has compiled a .252 batting average as a team this season, good for twelfth in the American League. Austin Meadows leads the team with an average of .327.
The Dodgers are 13-11 on the road. Los Angeles’ team on-base percentage of .338 is third in the National League. Cody Bellinger leads the club with an OBP of .474. The Dodgers won the last meeting 7-3. Clayton Kershaw earned his fourth victory and Corey Seager went 2-for-5 with an RBI for Los Angeles. Hunter Wood registered his first loss for Tampa Bay.
Bellinger leads the Dodgers with 28 extra base hits and is batting .404. Seager is 8-for-34 with a double, two home runs and eight RBIs over the last 10 games for Los Angeles.
LAST 10 GAMES: Rays: 6-4, .250 batting average, 2.75 ERA, outscored opponents by 11 runs
Dodgers: 7-3, .235 batting average, 1.32 ERA, outscored opponents by 18 runs