The San Francisco Giants are red hot, and in case you don't read this they have won 6 in a row. They have reached their halfway point of this 60 game shortened season due to COVID-19, Tonight they host the Dodgers for the final time of the season and still have 20 games left against their othrer NL West foes. They have 7 against the Padres and Diamondbacks and 6 agianst the Rockies. Tonight Johnny Cueto will be tasked to continue the winning streak and look to go 3-0. He has made 6 starts this year, 2 of which came against teh Dodgers and is 1-0. He has held the Dodgers while holding them to a 4.66 ERA and striking out just 6 batters in 9 2/3 innings. The Dodgers are hitting .200 off Cueto with 7 hits and 4 of them being extra base hits.
Julio Urias will also look to go 3-0 on the year, making his 6th start on the year. He has made 2 of those starts against the Giants and is 0-0 with 5 strikeouts in 9 innings and an even 2.00 ERA. The Giants are hitting .242 off the Mexico native with just 8 hits including 1 extra base hit in 33 at bats. In his last start, Urias was shelved after 1 2/3 innings against the Mariners after allowing 1 run off 4 hits but each of his 5 strikeouts were the only outs he recorded as he issued 1 walk.
First pitch is at 6:45 pm