The right-hander's 5-0 with a 3.29 ERA over his last six starts and 9-3 in his last 15. While with the Giants, he's 9-2 and 2.46 ERA in 14 starts against Los Angeles.
Better still, Schmidt has downed the Dodgers three straight times this season and sports a 3.00 ERA.
SF: RHP Jason Schmidt
12-6, 4.25 ERA in 2005
3-0, 3.00 ERA vs. LAD in 2005 LAD: RHP Jeff Weaver
13-9, 4.40 ERA in 2005
1-1, 5.73 ERA vs. SF in 2005 Player to watch
J.T. Snow is on a hot streak and needs only two more hits to tie Jack Clark for 10th place on the Giants' all-time list with 1,034 career hits. Snow had two hits on Tuesday night and is batting .421 over the road trip. Quotable
"It's still in the hands of the trainers and doctors. If we're given the green light, we're sticking him in there." -- Felipe Alou, on Barry Bonds being close to returning to action On the Internet
Official game notes On television
SF: FSN Bay Area
LAD: FSN2 On radio
SF: KNBR 680
LAD: KFWB, KWKW (Español) Quick hits
Moises Alou broke an 0-for-8 streak with a safety on Tuesday night. ... Second baseman Ray Durham wasn't healthy enough to start on Tuesday with a right hamstring cramp but could be OK for Wednesday. On deck
Thursday: vs. Cubs, 7:15 p.m. PT
Friday: vs. Cubs, 7:15 p.m. PT
Saturday: vs. Cubs, 1:05 p.m. PT
Rich Draper is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.