In the middle game of three at Dodger Stadium, the Dodgers and Giants will have their aces on the mound in a matchup of two of the best pitchers in the Majors.
For the Giants, Madison Bumgarner won all five of his August starts, compiling a 1.43 ERA in those outings while striking out 53 hitters in 37 2/3 innings. Bumgarner has reached double-digit strikeouts in three of his last four starts, including fanning 12 in six innings against the Cubs in his last start.
Steve Bourbon is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.