Dodgers Fall to Cubs Despite Joc Pederson's Effort

Sun, Jun 16, 2019 | Emma Botos

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June 15, 2019 -- The Dodgers have a close loss at home against the Cubs for a 1 to 2 defeat.

Dodgers's best hitter, Joc Pederson, could not lead his team to beat the Cubs. The team's leading slugger had a 0.568 slugging percentage in the game. He had a 0.336 OBP with 3 at bats. He had a game batting average of 0.234. The Dodgers hitter had 0 RBI and scored 0 runs in the home outing.

Anthony Rizzo led the Cubs's effort on the road against the Dodgers's pitching. He had a 0.279 batting average in the game. The Cubs hitter had 2 RBI and scored 1 run in the road outing. Leading the team in slugging for the game, he had a 0.563 slugging percentage in the game. At the plate, he had 0 strikeouts. He had a 0.389 OBP with 4 at bats.

The Walker Buehler start could not keep the Cubs hitters at bay. The Dodgers pitcher had a 0.254 OBP for his appearance. The Dodgers starter allowed 2 hits and 0 walks. Throwing 69 strikes in a 100 pitch outing for 6 strikeouts.

Posted at Sun, June 16, 2019 10:32:39 MST