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Allen Webster Get the Ball in an Afternoon Delight


Jun 13, 2015; San Francisco, CA, USA; Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Allen Webster (27) prepares to deliver a pitch against the San Francisco Giants in the first inning at AT&T Park. Mandatory Credit: Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports


Los Angeles Angels (33-33) at Arizona Diamondbacks (32-33)


Chase Field

Starting Pitchers

C.J. Wilson (4-5, 3.60 ERA) vs. Allen Webster 1-0, 3.18 ERA)

Game time

12:40 PM MST

Starting Lineups

The battle at .500 reaches its epic conclusion as the Diamondbacks look to get to that magic number for the first time since April 24th while LA looks to stay on the right side of it. The D’backs have taken two of three this week against Los Angeles and look for the modest two game sweep today at Chase Field.

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Webster, fresh off his terrific Arizona debut on Sunday, gets another shot to prove he belongs in the rotation once the injured Patrick Corbin and Archie Bradley return. He did not allow a hit until the sixth inning as the Snakes capped off their sweep of the Giants. Wilson last pitched on Saturday, going seven great innings vs. the A’s. He allowed only two hits and three walks while striking out eight as the Angels were victorious by a score of 1-0.

Mike Trout has gone 3 for 10 with two doubles and two RBI’s in the three games between the two teams. Paul Goldschmidt is 5 for 11 with two home runs as he continues to lead the Majors in batting at .363. A.J. Pollock is 1 for 14 over his last four games. Welington Castillo has seven hits in 27 at-bats with the D’backs, including two home runs.