The Dodgers' winning streak ended at 10 against the Angels, but they have a chance to start a new streak against their Freeway Series rivals tonight at 10:10 p.m. ET.They'll migrate to Anaheim on Wednesday, but first former Dodger Jesse Chavez makes his return to Dodger Stadium. Chavez, who pitched
The Dodgers' winning streak ended at 10 against the Angels, but they have a chance to start a new streak against their Freeway Series rivals tonight at 10:10 p.m. ET.
They'll migrate to Anaheim on Wednesday, but first former Dodger Jesse Chavez makes his return to Dodger Stadium. Chavez, who pitched in 23 games for the Dodgers last fall, signed with the Angels in the offseason and will face his former club for the first time.
He'll go up against Kenta Maeda, who makes a spot start for the Dodgers after being reassigned to a relief role. While Maeda has done well out of the bullpen, most recently posting a perfect inning on Friday, he'll be vying to reclaim his rotation spot.
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Here's what to watch for in a full slate of games throughout the day (all times ET):
Cy Young winners face off: CHC@WSH, 7:05 p.m.
As the last two National League Cy Young Award winners, Jacob Arrieta and Max Scherzer, match up for the first time in the MLB Network Showcase game, context is everything. Arrieta, who took home the award in 2015, seems to be turning the page on a shaky start to the season. He's fresh off a one-run, seven-inning appearance against the Marlins that was his best of 2017.
Scherzer's last outing produced similar results -- he yielded only two hits through eight innings -- but was a classic tough-luck scenario, as a pair of unearned runs handed him the loss. With his Nationals maintaining a firm grip on first place in the NL East, Scherzer will attempt to foil the Cubs' attempt to break open the NL Central.
Fighting for first: MIN@BOS, 7:10 p.m.
It's a high-stakes game for the Twins and Red Sox, who are both jockeying for position in the top slot in their divisions. For the second tilt in a three-game series, Minnesota will send Hector Santiago from the disabled list to the pitcher's mound. Santiago's been sidelined with shoulder soreness since June 7, and he holds a 5.26 ERA in 65 innings this season.
The Sox will start lefty Thomas Pomeranz, who's been steady after rebounding from an early-season slump. For Pomeranz, the key will be keeping the bases clear -- with runners in scoring position this year, he's posted a 9.33 ERA.
Pinstripe pitchoff: NYY@CWS, 8:10 p.m.
Luis Severino, one of the Yankees' cornerstones in 2017, will try to bounce back after a season-worst six-run start (five earned) against the Angels his last time out. Despite that blemish, Severino leads the staff in ERA (3.30) and strikeouts (95). He'll be dueling against Jose Quintana, who's been stellar with a 2.25 ERA in June after a rough May. A strong outing against the Yanks will boost Quintana's trade value approaching the All-Star break, as he's rumored to be on the block.
Age versus beauty: COL@SF, 10:15 p.m.
Rookie Jeff Hoffman will take on Giants veteran Player Page for Matt Cain in one of several West Coast matchups. While both struggled during their last outings -- Cain gave up seven runs in four innings against the Braves, and the D-backs lit up Hoffman for a nine-run inning -- Hoffman has the advantage of a five-start string of quality starts before that slip-up. Cain, however, has endured a tough June, and the potent Rockies lineup is batting .375 against him this year.
Megan Zahneis is a reporter for MLB.com.