The opener of the series at Dodger Stadium between the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants features a pitching duel of the highest order. Clayton Kershaw is in search of his 20th victory of the season, and matches up with Tim Lincecum for the fourth time this season. Kershaw has won the first three of those meetings.
The Giants come to town red hot, winners of eight straight games, and thinking they might actually have a shot at the playoffs. The Dodgers are ready to play spoiler, and here are the starting lineups for the series opener:
Tuesday night's 7:10 p.m. PDT game will be televised by Prime Ticket. For a detailed series preview, be sure to read True Blue LA.