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Zack Greinke, Dodgers seek more home cooking vs. Reds

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

LOS ANGELES -- The Dodgers look to win their series against the Reds and close out their homestand on a high note on Sunday, seeking a third straight win over Cincinnati.

The Dodgers are also looking to continue their remarkable play at Dodger Stadium. The club is 41-20 at home this season, tied with the Royals for the fourth-best home mark in baseball.

Home field advantage is up in 2015 across baseball, with hosts boasting a .553 winning percentage. In the previous four years home field winning percentage has ranged between .526 and .538. The last time home teams won this often was in 2010, with a .559 winning percentage.

At 41-20 (.672), the Dodgers right now have their highest home winning percentage since moving to Los Angeles in 1958. The 1980 team, which played (and lost) an extra home game to the Astros for the National League West, owns the top L.A. Dodgers home mark at 55-27 (.671), with the 1978 and 1991 teams chiming in at 54-27 (.667).

The franchise mark was set in 1953, with the mightiest of the Brooklyn teams going 60-17 (.779) at Ebbets Field.

Zack Greinke will try to add to that home mark on Sunday, looking to win his eighth straight decision.

Since joining the Dodgers, Greinke is 24-5 with a 2.05 ERA in 42 starts at Dodger Stadium, with 274 strikeouts and 49 walks in 280⅓ innings.

Earlier this week there was a scoring change from Greinke's Aug. 6 start in Philadelphia. The leadoff single by Cesar Hernandez, the play on which Greinke made a throwing error that allowed Hernandez to advance to second base, was changed to a two-base error on Greinke. That removes an earned from Greinke's ledger, and lowered his ERA on the season to 1.59.

Anthony DeSclafani looks for his fifth straight quality start for the Reds, putting up a 2.77 ERA with 20 strikeouts and six walks in 26 innings over his last four starts.

Game info

Time: 1:10 p.m. PT

TV: SportsNet LA