Ricky Nolasco (5-1, 2.53) vs. Edwin Jackson (7-13, 5.00).
And another reason why I don't like this every-day-is-interleague-day crap (ushered in this year): this is the Dodgers' only businessperson's special game of the season. (I suppose "getaway game" is the new term to use, by some accounts.)
Nolasco's last outing was an eight-inning, two-hit masterstroke, matching his longest outing of the year and frustrating the Red Sox in the series opener (the one that the Dodgers actually won). Former Dodger Jackson, on the other hand, was given a six-run lead before he even touched the ball, but gave all six runs back by the time he had exited in the sixth inning, in a game that the Cubs eventually lost (for more Cubs tomfoolery, look here for the 8/25 Friday game, in which the Cubs notched the first run of the game in the 13th inning only when Nate Schierholtz slipped out of the box after hitting a grounder to first, and camo-clad Padres 1B Jesus Guzman came home with the throw but hit Schierholtz in the face with the throw instead, allowing the runner on third to score and Schierholtz to reach base safely. You have to see the video to believe it.).
The Cubs-Dodgers game today won't be as wacky as that Cubs-Padres game. But it is early. And the taps will be flowing.
And Sax will be there just to make sure those taps are flowing well! You should join me: gotta get away!