Arizona Diamondbacks Game Notes: Keep the Runs Coming!

By Joseph Jacquez

The Arizona Diamondbacks go for another series win against the Philadelphia Phillies and their 12th win in their past 17 games.

Game Info:

What: Phillies@Diamondbacks

When: 6:40 P.M.

Where: Chase Field (Roof Closed)

TV/Radio: FSAZ/Arizona Sports 98.7 F.M.

Pitching Matchup: LHP David Buchanan vs. RHP Jeremy Hellickson

News and Notes:

  • The Dbacks have a chance to get back to .500 at 57-57 with a win tonight.
  • Coming into tonight’s game the Dbacks are only 6.5 GB in the N.L. West. Both the Dodgers and Giants have lost 4 in a row.
  • In his last 6 home starts Hellickson is 5-1 with a 2.33 ERA.
  • David Peralta is hitting .468 in his last 13 games with 12 RBI’s.
  • Jake Lamb is hitting .367 in his last 9 games.
  • A.J. Pollock has reached base safely in 31 of his last 33 games, and Wellington Castillo is hitting .366 with 8 home runs in his last 12 games.
  • In the cleanup spot Peralta is hitting .330 over 50 games. When Goldy ahead of Peralta he is hitting .331. Finally some protection for Goldy!
  • The Dbacks bullpen is having one of the best seasons in team history. The pens 3.38 ERA is 2nd only to the 2012 squad.
  • The Dbacks bullpen has a .288 BABIP which is 4th lowest in the National League.
  • Goldy needs 1 more stolen base to become the 6th Dback to have a 20/20 season.
  • He collected his 382nd career RBI last night which is 5th in team history.
  • In their last 8 home games, Diamondbacks starters are 5-2 with a 1.73 ERA.

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