Right-hander Mitch White will start Thursday for the Dodgers against Giants left-hander Carlos Rodon. White is 1-2 with a 4.20 earned-run average, and Rodon is 8-5 with an ERA of 2.66. Rodon has started 18 games and has 131 strikeouts in 105 1/3 innings.
The Dodgers have the best record in the National League at 60-30 (.667) and lead the third-place Giants (48-43, .527) in the National League West by 12½ games.
One year ago, San Francisco was in first place in the division with a two-game lead over the Dodgers.
How to watch the Dodgers vs. Giants series
Where: Dodger Stadium
Radio: AM 570 (KLAC), 1020 (KTNQ) Spanish