LOS ANGELES -- The Dodgers have won all five home series so far in 2015, and will go for their third home sweep of the season on Sunday afternoon against the Diamondbacks at Dodger Stadium.
The club's 12-2 home record is the best in baseball, and the Dodgers have outscored opponents 77-40 at Chavez Ravine in 2015.
Dating back to 2014, the Dodgers have won nine straight series at home, with eight of the series coming against National League West teams, and are 22-4 in their last 26 regular season games at Dodger Stadium.
Brett Anderson takes the mound for the Dodgers, his first time on a major league mound in May since May 31, 2011 with Oakland. Anderson has failed to last five innings in each of his last two starts, and will try to pitch deep into Sunday's series finale.
The Dodgers are still carrying 13 pitchers, including eight relievers, though their long man Juan Nicasio is likely out after pitching three innings on Saturday. So despite all the arms on hand it would behoove Anderson to pitch deep into his start.
A.J. Ellis will catch Anderson, with Juan Uribe back at third base and Alex Guerrero in left field.
Chase Anderson gets the call for Arizona, making this a rematch of Andersons on the mound. The two faced off on April 10 in Phoenix, a 4-3 Diamondbacks win that saw both starters get no-decisions.
Joc Pederson takes his streak of four straight games with a home run into Sunday, and has 40 career games under his belt. His 27 career walks to date are the third-most by a Dodger in their first 40 games (since 1914), trailing only Jim Gilliam (30 walks in 1953) and George Shuba (28 in 1948).
Time: 1:10 p.m. PT
TV: SportsNet LA