Albert Pujols starts against the left-handed Wade Miley in the Dodgers’ series finale against the Reds in Cincinnati.
Landon Knack pitched four scoreless innings to finish off the Double-A Tulsa portion of his season, highlighting the final full Saturday for Dodgers minor league affiliates.
The Dodgers on Saturday batted Mookie Betts first and Corey Seager second for the first time in over four months, going back to the formula they used for the bulk of the 2020 championship season.
Gavin Lux has taken advantage of his opportunity in September, a pivotal part of the Dodgers offense in a win over the Reds on Saturday. That backed Max Scherzer, who allowed no earned runs for a fifth straight start.
The Dodgers were shut down by Luis Castillo in a loss to the Reds on Friday in Cincinnati, the exact type of scenario that could hurt them in a potential National League wild card game matchup.
The Dodgers or Giants could be the winningest team to lose the division.
The Dodgers will play another potential Wild Card matchup
Fans can vote through Oct. 3 for the Roberto Clemente Award, of which Justin Turner and Max Scherzer are 2021 nominees.
Tony Gonsolin and the Dodgers battle the Diamondbacks on Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium, with Los Angeles seeking a fifth straight win.
Kershaw made a successful return to the mound and the Dodgers had no problem taking care of the Diamondbacks for their fourth straight win.