The Los Angeles Dodgers will attempt to extend a seven-game winning streak and complete a three-game sweep of the San Diego Padres Sunday at Dodger Stadium.

The Dodgers have had five winning streaks of at least seven games this season, topped by an eight-game streak from July 13-24, as they have compiled Major League Baseball’s best record, 74-33. They lead the New York Yankees (70-38) by 4 1/2 games in the race for home-field advantage throughout the postseason.

The Dodgers have a season-high 14 1/2-game lead over the Padres in the National League West. San Diego (61-49) has a half-game lead over the Philadelphia Phillies in the race for the second of the National League’s three wild-card playoff berths.

The Dodgers are 7-2 against the Padres in 2022 and 16-2 since getting swept in a three-game series at Petco Park June 21-23, 2021.

All-star left-hander Tyler Anderson (12-1) will pitch for the Dodgers, seeking to join teammate Tony Gonsolin and Atlanta right-hander Kyle Wright as the National League’s only 13-game winners. Houston right-hander Justin Verlander leads MLB with 15 victories.

Former Dodger Yu Darvish (10-4) will start for San Diego.

Anderson will be facing the Padres for the third time in 2022, with Darvish coincidentally starting each time.

Anderson had a no decision in a 3-2, 10-inning loss April 23 at San Diego where he allowed two runs and four hits in 4 2/3 innings. He was the winning pitcher July 2, allowing one run and six hits 6 1/3 innings in a 7-2 victory. The Dodgers are 15-3 when Anderson starts.

Darvish limited the Dodgers to one hit in six shutout innings April 23, a second-inning single by Will Smith, struck out seven and walked three. The right-hander was charged with the loss July 2, allowing five runs and eight hits in six innings. San Diego is 12-6 when Darvish starts.

The 4:08 p.m. game will be televised by ESPN.

The Dodgers were 8-3 winners over the Padres on Saturday night with Will Smith and Max Muncy both homering and driving in three runs and four relievers combining to shut out the Padres over the final 4 1/3 innings, limiting them to two hits.

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