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Friday, 7:15 p.m. PT (SportsNet LA, MLB Network*)
Madison Bumgarner was pushed back in the rotation on order to pitch against the Dodgers Friday. The lefty has allowed at least five runs in three of his last seven but has held the Dodgers to five runs in 12 innings over two starts this year.
Hyun-jin Ryu hasn’t allowed a run in his last two starts and has pitched well against San Francisco this season. The 31-year-old has allowed just seven hits and two runs in 11 2⁄3 innings over two starts, striking out 13 and walking none.
Saturday, 1:05 p.m. PT (SportsNet LA, MLB Network*)
Clayton Kershaw is 13-4 with a 1.30 ERA in 22 games (21 starts) at AT&T Park. The lefty has allowed only one run in each of his three starts this season to the Giants, including eight solid innings in August at Dodger Stadium.
Dereck Rodriguez — son of Pudge — has been great as a rookie this season. The right-hander has been charged with two or less runs in 12 of his last 14 starts.
Sunday, 12:05 p.m. PT (SportsNet LA)
Andrew Suarez will make his second start against Los Angeles in 2018. The rookie left-hander tossed six scoreless at Dodger Stadium in August as the Giants took a 2-1 win.
Walker Buehler finishes his stellar rookie campaign, going back to the site of his second start this season. The Dodgers scored 15 runs that day to beat the Giants on the road. Buehler has allowed two or less runs in 11 of his 13 starts since returning to the big leagues July 13.
The right-hander has allowed just 13 earned runs in his last 11 starts.
*= Blacked out in Los Angeles market