While the Mets’ rotation has been decimated by injuries, the Dodgers now feature arguably the most potent staff in baseball, even in Clayton Kershaw’s absence. Rich Hill makes his first start of August on Saturday at Citi Field after breezing through July, finishing the month 4-0 with a 1.45 ERA (five earned runs in 31 innings) and 40 strikeouts and earning NL Pitcher of the Month honors.

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