Arizona Diamondbacks Game Notes: Getting Over .500

By Joseph Jacquez

The Arizona Diamondbacks will go for the sweep this afternoon and a 5-1 homestand against thePhillies after scoring 26 runs in games 1 and 2. 

Game Info: 

What: Phillies@Diamondbacks

When: 12:40 P.M. MST

Where: Chase Field (Roof Closed)

TV/Radio: FSAZ/MLB.TV/ESPN Phoenix 620 AM

Pitching Matchup: RHP Aaron Nola vs. RHP Chase Anderson

News and Notes:

  • The Diamodbacks have a chance to get over the .500 mark with a win today at 57-56.
  • The last time the Dbacks were at the .500 was all the way back on April 22nd when the team was 8-7. It’s been way to long.
  • Last nights 12 win margin was the second biggest in club history.
  • The Dbacks per Stats Inc. scored 13 runs in consecutive games for just the 2nd time in club history.
  • The Dbacks had 4 plus players with 2 plus hits in the same inning for the first time in club history.
  • The Dbacks also had 3 plus players score 2 plus runs for the first time in club history.
  • The Snakes have had their best stretch of the season in the last 2 games both at the plate and on the mound.
  • The offense has hit .410 with 26 runs on 32 hits in their last 2 games with 17 extra base hits and a 1.286 OPS.
  • Meanwhile the pitchers have allowed just 4 runs in 18 innings.
  • In their last 9 home starts, Diamondbacks starting pitchers are 6-2 with a 1.50 ERA.


Here are the lineups for the Phillies and Dbacks in the series finale.