Yasmani Grandal is back at catcher, and bats seventh for the Dodgers.
The Dodgers have had winning streaks this year of seven games, five games and now a second four-game streak.
Andre Ethier is hitting .359/.417/.667 with three home runs, three doubles and four walks in 43 career plate appearances against Padres starter Ian Kennedy, including 3-for-5 with a home run and a double this season.
Padres first baseman Yonder Alonso, hitting .353 (12-for-34) since returning from the disabled list gets the start at third base as San Diego continues to challenge the limits of the defensive spectrum. Alonso actually played in three games at the hot corner in 2014, but only totaling 3⅓ innings. He started there once in 2011, while with the Reds, and never played the position in the minors.
It's a tale of two brothers against Zack Greinke, with Justin Upton 10-for-29 (.345/.424/.690) with two home runs, two doubles and a triple against him, and Melvin Upton 4-for-27 (.148) with three walks and 15 strikeouts.
But Melvin sits in favor of the left-handed Will Venable in center field on Saturday. Venable is 4-for-21 (.190) against Greinke with a triple, a walk and nine strikeouts.