Joe Wieland is expected to start for the
Wieland will start Saturday or Sunday, the person said.
The game at Petco Park would mark a homecoming of sorts for Wieland, who was acquired by the Dodgers as part of the off-season trade that sent Matt Kemp to the Padres.
Once considered one of the top prospects in the Padres system, Wieland has been slowed in recent seasons by arm trouble. He pitched in four games for the Padres last season, including two starts. He earned his first career victory on Sept. 24 by limiting the
In two starts for Oklahoma City this season, Wieland is 2-0 with a 1.80 earned-run average. He last pitched on Sunday, when he tossed five scoreless innings in a rain-shortened game.
Zack Greinke is scheduled to start Friday in the series opener against the Padres.
By inserting Wieland into the rotation this weekend, the Dodgers would allow