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Dodgers release NLDS roster

Here’s who the Giants are up against.

Los Angeles Dodgers v San Francisco Giants Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images

They waited about an hour after the San Francisco Giants did it, but the Los Angeles Dodgers have released their 26-player roster for the NLDS.

Just as the Giants did, the Dodgers opted to have 12 pitchers to 14 position players, the result of shortened rotations and off days before three of the five games. Unlike the Giants, who omitted Johnny Cueto from their roster, the Dodgers are putting a former starter in their bullpen for long relief, in the form of David Price.

The team is expected to start Walker Buehler in Game 1, Julia Urías in Game 2, and Max Scherzer in Game 3, with a Tony Gonsolin-heavy bullpen game in Game 4.

As expected, Clayton Kershaw and Max Muncy, who are injured, are not included on the roster. Kershaw is out for the postseason, while Muncy is hoping to return should the Dodgers advance.

Here’s their 26 player roster, with some stats to familiarize you with the Giants opponent.

Right-handed pitchers (9)

Phil Bickford — 3.57 FIP
Walker Buehler — 3.16 FIP
Tony Gonsolin — 4.54 FIP
Brusdar Graterol — 3.95 FIP
Kenley Jansen — 3.08 FIP
Joe Kelly — 3.08 FIP
Corey Knebel — 2.90 FIP
Max Scherzer — 2.97 FIP
Blake Treinen — 2.88 FIP

Left-handed pitchers (3)

David Price — 4.23 FIP
Julio Urías — 3.13 FIP
Alex Vesia — 4.22 FIP

Catchers (2)

Austin Barnes (R) — 74 OPS+
Will Smith (R) — 130 OPS+

Infielders (5)

Gavin Lux (L) — 87 OPS+
Albert Pujols (R) — 91 OPS+
Corey Seager (L) — 145 OPS+
Justin Turner (R) — 123 OPS+
Trea Turner (R) — 146 OPS+

Infielder/outfielders (3)

Matt Beaty (L) — 107 OPS+
Cody Bellinger (L) — 45 OPS+
Chris Taylor (R) — 110 OPS+

Outfielders (4)

Mookie Betts (R) — 128 OPS+
Billy McKinney (L) — 40 OPS+
AJ Pollock (R) — 137 OPS+
Steven Souza Jr. (R) — 47 OPS+