After his teammates ended a scoreless stretch by the Dodgers' ace, Ian Kennedy hopes to continue one of his own against the Diamondbacks' NL West rivals.
Looking to remain undefeated against Los Angeles at Chase Field, Kennedy tries to help the D-backs to a seventh straight home win over the Dodgers on Saturday night.
Clayton Kershaw did not allow a run in 16 innings of his first two starts or through the first three innings Friday before the Diamondbacks (7-3) scored in the fourth and added two more runs charged to him in the eighth for a 3-0 victory.
The D-backs have won three straight and 11 of 13 overall from the Dodgers(6-4).
"If you're going to beat a team like that and a guy like (Kershaw), you have to play perfect, and that's what we did," manager Kirk Gibson said.
The Diamondbacks have won two in a row and six of eight. They'll send Kennedy (1-0, 4.15 ERA) to the mound as he tries to continue his recent success against the Dodgers after Patrick Corbin yielded just thre...