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Dodgers resume divisional play against Diamondbacks

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The Dodgers conclude their road trip with three games against the Diamondbacks at Chase Field in Phoenix, looking to continue their strong divisional play and stay atop the National League West.

Despite winning just three of 12 games against the rival Giants, the Dodgers are 27-19 (.587) against their own division this year, including 7-2 against Arizona, riding a seven-game winning streak against the D-backs.

San Francisco, fueled by its 9-3 record against the Dodgers, is just 22-22 against the NL West.

The Dodgers are one of only four teams with a winning record within their own division this season:

NL West
Dodgers 27-19
Giants 22-22
Padres 21-21
Diamondbacks 20-20
Rockies 16-24

NL Central
Cardinals 22-8
Cubs 17-17
Reds 15-16
Pirates 14-20
Brewers 12-19

NL East
Nationals 22-13
Mets 23-15
Braves 17-19
Marlins 14-17
Phillies 11-23

Mike Bolsinger gets the start for the Dodgers in the opener, looking to get past his fifth-inning woes. The right-hander has allowed 15 runs in five June starts, with seven of those runs coming in the fifth inning.

In two of his last three starts Bolsinger didn't allow a run through four innings but allowed two runs in the fifth inning and was pulled with two outs in the middle of a rally.

This is Bolsinger's first start at Chase Field as a visitor. In 2014 with Arizona, he was 0-1 with a 4.09 ERA in four home games, including three starts, with 17 strikeouts and three walks in 22 innings.

Old friend Allen Webster starts for the D-backs, making his first career start against his original organization. In 22 games, including 21 starts, in parts of three big league seasons, Webster has a 6.28 ERA with 68 strikeouts, 56 walks and 13 home runs allowed in 104⅔ innings.

Webster has at least as many walks as strikeouts in 10 of his 21 major league starts.

Game info

Time: 6:40 p.m. PT

TV: SportsNet LA