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Dodgers vs. Padres - 8/26/2021

Can the Padres avoid the sweep?

San Diego Padres v Arizona Diamondbacks Photo by Ralph Freso/Getty Images

Los Angeles Dodgers (80-47) vs. San Diego Padres (67-58), August 26, 2021, 6:10 p.m. PST

Location: Petco Park, San Diego, CA

TV: Bally Sports San Diego


Dodgers SB Nation Site: True Blue LA

Starting Pitchers

Dodgers: Max Scherzer (11-4, 2.65 ERA)

Padres: Yu Darvish (7-7, 3.70 ERA)

Probable Starting Lineups (subject to last-minute change)


  1. Trea Turner (2B)
  2. Corey Seager (SS)
  3. Mookie Betts (RF)
  4. Justin Turner (3B)
  5. AJ Pollock (LF)
  6. Cody Bellinger (CF)
  7. Billy McKinney (1B)
  8. Austin Barnes (C)
  9. Max Scherzer (P)


  1. Fernando Tatis Jr. (RF)
  2. Jake Cronenworth (SS)
  3. Manny Machado (3B)
  4. Tommy Pham (LF)
  5. Trent Grisham (CF)
  6. Jurickson Profar (1B)
  7. Ha-Seong Kim (2B)
  8. Victor Caratini (C)
  9. Yu Darvish (P)

After last night’s 16-inning marathon, the Padres are getting right back out there looking to avoid the sweep against the Dodgers.

Yu Darvish returns tonight after a short stint on the IL to face off against Max Scherzer.

GB community, this is your game thread for the evening. Enjoy!