Dream11 Fantasy Baseball: Dodgers at Diamondbacks

Dream11 Fantasy Baseball: Dodgers at Diamondbacks

This article is part of our Dream11 Fantasy Baseball series.

Los Angeles Dodgers (31-12) at Arizona Diamondbacks (15-28)

Wednesday, September 9th, 9:40 PM EDT

Projected Starters

LHP Clayton Kershaw (5-1, 1.50 ERA) vs RHP Taylor Clarke (1-0, 2.96 ERA)

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The Dodgers and the Diamondbacks couldn't be moving in more opposite directions, as the Dodgers look like the team to beat in the National League while the Diamondbacks have been forced to settle with that's increasingly looking like a last-place finish in the NL West. The Dodgers already defeated the Diamondbacks on Tuesday night and, to tip the scales even more in Los Angeles' way, they will start one of the most dominant pitchers of the last decade in Clayton Kershaw. The Diamondbacks will go with Taylor Clarke who, even though has posted good numbers, will face an authentic Murderers' Row in the Dodgers offense. Kershaw looks like a strong pick up in this matchup, especially given the way he's been pitching over his last few starts.

Injuries

Arizona Diamondbacks

Jeremy Beasley - 60-Day IL - Shoulder

9/1 1:54 PM EST - The Diamondbacks transferred Beasley (shoulder) to the 45-day injured list Monday. Arizona also moved Merrill Kelly (shoulder) to the 45-day IL, effectively spelling an end to both pitchers' seasons. Beasley made one relief appearance out of the Diamondbacks' bullpen before being shut down with a strained right shoulder.

Silvino Bracho - 60-Day IL - Elbow

7/5 6:11 PM EST - Bracho (elbow) has tested positive for COVID-19, Nick Piecoro of The Arizona Republic reports. Bracho was

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