The Phillies make their first trip out west this weekend as they will face off against the Dodgers in a three-game series. Here is how you can watch.
The Phillies head out west on fire after winning their last six games with two straight sweeps over the Braves and Marlins. They will face the Dodgers in a weekend series at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles.
Here is everything you need to know about Friday’s game as Philadelphia hopes to extend their win streak:
Date: April 27, 2017
First Pitch:10:10 pm ET
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Stadium: Dodger Stadium
Pitchers: Jerad Eickhoff (0-1, 2.55 ERA) vs Kenta Maeda (1-2, 8.05 ERA)
Radio Station: 94.1 WIP (Phillies), 570 LA Sports, KTNQ 1020 (Dodgers)
TV Channel: TCN (Phillies), Sportsnet LA, SNLA Spanish (Dodgers)
Live Stream: MLB.tv, CSNPhilly.com, NBCSports App
Eickhoff has been Philadelphia’s second-best pitcher this season after Jeremy Hellickson despite not recording his first win yet. Through his first four starts, Eickhoff has a 2.55 ERA and 1.05 WHIP. He is coming off a five-inning start against the Braves where he gave up just one run and struck out seven batters.
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Eickhoff gave up four runs in his lone start against the Dodgers last season. Justin Turner and Yasmani Grandal both knocked home runs off of Eickhoff.
Meanwhile, Maeda comes into Friday’s game struggling so far this year. The righty has given up seven home runs through his first four starts. His 8.05 ERA is eighth-highest among all pitchers with 10 or more innings.
The weather for Friday’s game will be a warm 78 degrees when Maeda throws the first pitch at 10:10 Eastern Time (7:10 Pacific Time).