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Dodgers at Nationals Predictions and Preview for 7/1/2021

The Los Angeles Dodgers visit the Washington Nationals on 7/1/2021 at 7:05PM.

The Dodgers and the Nationals face off in an regular season game. The Dodgers have a record of 49-31 this season. The Nationals are 40-38 this season.

Starting Pitcher and Lineup for the Los Angeles Dodgers

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Victor Gonzalez is 3-0 this season with an ERA of 2.1 in 25.2 innings pitched across 0 starts. He has a WHIP of 1.25 and yields an opponent Batting Average of 0.191. Victor Gonzalez’s pitching repertoire includes:

  • A Fastball that is on average 94.4 mph.
  • A Slider that is on average 85.0 mph.

Victor Gonzalez has shown a penchant for forcing hitters to hit ground balls. In fact, 56.7% of balls in play were on the ground. Does this mean he is attracting soft contact though? Those ground balls are getting up the middle and through the 5 1/2 hole for hits, but his infield is also putting in work to getting to the balls too.

Max Muncy

Max Muncy has hit 17 Home Runs, drove in 38 runs, and sports a .264 batting average this season. He also has scored 47 runs this season and stolen 1 bases.

He is considered a very good hitter according to OPS. .973 is his OPS this season, can it go higher?Max Muncy would be considered a power hitter this season, although he is not one of the top pure power hitters.

He is very well known for his ability to draw walks with a 19.0% walk rate. He has a K Rate of 19.8% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. Getting on base is not an issue for Max Muncy this season.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Max Muncy put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 40.1%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 37.0%
  • Line Drive Rate: 22.8%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 10.5%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 51.9%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 37.7%


Tony Gonsolin

Tony Gonsolin has hit 0 Home Runs, drove in 0 runs, and sports a .250 batting average this season. He also has scored 1 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. Tony Gonsolin would be considered a power hitter this season, although he is not one of the top pure power hitters.

He is very well known for his ability to draw walks with a 20.0% walk rate. He has a K Rate of 20.0% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Tony Gonsolin put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 66.7%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 33.3%
  • Line Drive Rate: 0.0%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 0.0%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 33.3%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 66.7%


Justin Turner

Justin Turner has hit 12 Home Runs, drove in 40 runs, and sports a .285 batting average this season. He also has scored 44 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 12.1% walk rate. He has a K Rate of 18.2% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Justin Turner put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 35.8%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 40.9%
  • Line Drive Rate: 23.3%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 10.7%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 48.8%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 40.5%


Chris Taylor

Chris Taylor has hit 10 Home Runs, drove in 39 runs, and sports a .262 batting average this season. He also has scored 55 runs this season and stolen 7 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 13.3% walk rate. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 26.3%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Chris Taylor put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 42.2%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 35.3%
  • Line Drive Rate: 22.5%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 13.2%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 56.3%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 30.5%


Starting Pitcher and Lineup for the Washington Nationals

Patrick Corbin is 5-6 this season with an ERA of 5.33 in 82.2 innings pitched across 15 starts. He has a WHIP of 1.37 and yields an opponent Batting Average of 0.264. Patrick Corbin’s pitching repertoire includes:

  • A Fastball that is on average 91.6 mph.
  • A Slider that is on average 79.5 mph.
  • A Cutter that is on average 86.0 mph.
  • A Curveball that is on average 64.7 mph.
  • A Changeup that is on average 80.4 mph.

Here is a breakdown of the type of contacted balls Patrick Corbin has attracted this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 47.2%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 30.4%
  • Line Drive Rate: 22.4%

He has attracted the following types of contact velocities:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 11.0%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 55.5%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 33.5%

Kyle Schwarber

Kyle Schwarber has hit 25 Home Runs, drove in 53 runs, and sports a .249 batting average this season. He also has scored 41 runs this season and stolen 1 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. Kyle Schwarber would be considered a power hitter this season, although he is not one of the top pure power hitters.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 10.1% walk rate. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 28.9%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Kyle Schwarber put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 40.1%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 40.1%
  • Line Drive Rate: 19.8%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 14.7%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 46.3%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 39.0%


Juan Soto

Juan Soto has hit 9 Home Runs, drove in 36 runs, and sports a .280 batting average this season. He also has scored 45 runs this season and stolen 5 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

His ability to draw walks is quite good. He is a selective hitter sporting a 16.8% walk rate. He has a K Rate of 15.8% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Juan Soto put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 53.6%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 26.0%
  • Line Drive Rate: 20.3%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 16.1%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 47.9%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 35.9%


Josh Harrison

Josh Harrison has hit 4 Home Runs, drove in 24 runs, and sports a .277 batting average this season. He also has scored 24 runs this season and stolen 4 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He is not considered a power hitter this season, but this could change.

He is below average with his 6.2% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. He has a K Rate of 15.4% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Josh Harrison put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 35.1%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 39.3%
  • Line Drive Rate: 25.7%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 13.5%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 59.4%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 27.1%


Josh Bell

Josh Bell has hit 11 Home Runs, drove in 37 runs, and sports a .232 batting average this season. He also has scored 34 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 8.6% walk rate. He has a K Rate of 24.0% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. He is not getting on base this season as much as he or his manager hope.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Josh Bell put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 51.3%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 28.8%
  • Line Drive Rate: 19.9%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 10.9%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 49.4%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 39.7%


Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Washington Nationals Prediction, Picks, and Odds


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