Welcome to the fifth edition of Bleacher Report’s MLB rivalry series.

In the weeks to come, we’ll highlight some of the biggest head-to-head rivalries in our national pastime and shine light on the past, present and future of those matchups.

So far, we’ve run through the following rivalries:

Next on the docket is a closer look at one of the newer rivalries around baseball between the Arizona Diamondbacks and Los Angeles Dodgers.

This rivalry doesn’t have anywhere near the longevity of some of the others we’ve highlighted since the Diamondbacks have only been a franchise since 1998, but it has still provided us with plenty of memorable moments.

The following provides a look at notable numbers and notes, a detailed breakdown of the rivalry’s origins, an overview of some notable trades between the two teams, a rundown of some of the contentious moments that have made the rivalry stand out and finally a preview of the present and future outlook of both franchises.

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