No time like the present for D-backs
; Friday, 10 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Los Angeles enters the game as winners of their last five games.
The Dodgers are 34-17 against NL West teams. The Los Angeles offense has compiled a .260 batting average as a team this season, good for eighth in the league. Cody Bellinger leads the team with an average of .320.
The Diamondbacks are 19-29 against teams from the NL West. The Arizona offense has compiled a .259 batting average as a team this season, Ketel Marte leads the team with a mark of .319.
TOP PERFORMERS: Bellinger leads the Dodgers with 37 home runs and is batting .320. Will Smith is 7-for-27 with three doubles, two home runs and seven RBIs over the last 10 games for Los Angeles.
LAST 10 GAMES: Dodgers: 8-2, .242 batting average, 3.03 ERA, outscored opponents by 19 runs
Diamondbacks: 5-5, .261 batting average, 4.86 ERA, outscored opponents by six runs
Dodgers Injuries: Ross Stripling: (neck), Hyun-Jin Ryu: (neck), Rich Hill: (left forearm), Scott Alexander: (forearm), Alex Verdugo: (back), A.J. Pollock: (groin), Kike Hernandez: (hand), Chris Taylor: (forearm), Jedd Gyorko: (back), David Freese: (hamstring).