Preview: Kenta Maeda Looks To Break Slump As Dodgers Go For Sweep Of Blue Jays

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Preview: Kenta Maeda Looks To Break Slump As Dodgers Go For Sweep Of Blue Jays
Preview: Kenta Maeda Looks To Break Slump As Dodgers Go For Sweep Of Blue Jays

The Los Angeles Dodgers boast arguably the best starting rotation in baseball. Lately, however, they have done so despite Kenta Maeda rather than because of him. Maeda has a 6.35 ERA over his past five starts, even though that includes seven scoreless innings against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Aug. 10. That outing remains the only time in this recent stretch where Maeda made it out of the fifth inning. Luckily for him, though, his start Wednesday night against the Toronto Blue Jays takes place at Dodger Stadium. Maeda has been dramatically better there this season, recording a 2.84 ERA while opponents are hitting just .176 with a .551 on-base plus slugging percentage against him. By comparison,

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