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Dodgers go for 3rd straight win

MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers at San Diego Padres Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

The Dodgers go for a third straight win overall and a second straight win against the Cubs on Saturday afternoon at Dodger Stadium. What better way to head into a busy holiday weekend with some notes cobbled together in the guise of a preview.

Brandon McCarthy is 3-0 with a 2.37 ERA in three daytime starts in 2017, with 15 strikeouts against only three walks in 19 innings.

John Lackey has a 5.87 ERA in four daytime starts this season, but only four of his 12 home runs allowed have come under the sun. He also has 24 strikeouts and five walks in 23 innings during the day.

There is no SportsNet LA broadcast of the game on Saturday, with the big Fox A team of Joe Buck, John Smoltz, and Ken Rosenthal on the call.

The game will be shown to 64% of the country, including these markets: Albuquerque, Atlanta, Birmingham, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, Denver, Detroit, Greensboro, Greenville, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Kansas City, Knoxville, Las Vegas, Lexington, Los Angeles, Louisville, Memphis, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Nashville, New Orleans, Oklahoma City, Orlando, Phoenix, Portland, Raleigh, Sacramento, Salt Lake City, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, St. Louis, Tampa.

Game info

Time: 4:15 p.m. PT

TV: Fox