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Arizona Diamondbacks Game Notes: Chance for a sweep


The Arizona Diamondbacks will have a chance to sweep the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday, and go over .500 for the first time since April 22.

Game Info:

What: Arizona Diamondbacks @ Cincinnati Reds

When: 10:10 a.m. MST

Where: Great American Ballpark

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

Pitching Matchup: Chase Anderson (5-5 4.51 ERA) vs. Raisel Iglesias (3-4 4.21 ERA)

For more on today’s pitching matchup, click here.

News and Notes:

  • Andrew Chafin has now had 19 straight scoreless appearances (20.2 innings)
  • After starting August off batting .208, Paul Goldschmidt went 4-for-5 and knocked in two home runs Saturday night.
  • Chase Anderson was originally optioned down to Triple-A Reno after his last start, but will be starting again after Jeremy Hellickson went on the disabled list for a hamstring issue.
  • The Diamondbacks are now 15-1 in their last 16 games when they hit a home run. They had two in the first inning.
  • Keith Hessler continues to struggle out of the bullpen as he gave up another two runs. His ERA is now 15.19.
  • A.J. Pollock continues to stay red hot. His average has now risen to .324 after a 3-for-5 night at the plate.
  • Zack Godley is still undefeated to start his major league career, as he picked up his fourth win in relief of Randall Delgado. Godley is now 4-0 with a 1.90 ERA.
  • With their 32nd road win of the season, the Diamondbacks have now surpassed their road win total from last season.
  • With 40 games to go, the Diamondbacks are now just six games out of the lead for the NL West.
  • Arizona is 17-10 in their last 20 games.


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