Arizona Diamondbacks Game Notes: Keep on Winning!
By Charles Rahrig V
The Arizona Diamondbacks will be looking for another series win on Saturday, when they look to defeat the Oakland Athletics for the seventh straight time at Chase Field.
What: Athletics @ Diamondbacks
When: 5:10 p.m. MST
Where: Chase Field (Roof Closed)
TV/Radio: FSAZ/MLB.TV/ESPN Phoenix (620 AM)
Pitching Matchup: Aaron Brooks (1-1 6.20 ERA) vs. Jhoulys Chacín (0-1 2.84 ERA)
News and Notes:
- The Arizona Diamondbacks have one six straight games at home against Oakland.
- The Arizona Diamondbacks could tie their interleague-play victory high with a win tonight (11).
- Brad Ziegler has saved 22 straight games for the Diamondbacks.
- If the Diamondbacks win tonight, they will match their win total from last season.
- Paul Goldschmidt has four home runs in his last seven games as he gears up for an MVP run.
- Paul Goldschmidt leads the National League with 96 RBI.
- Goldschmidt is just 4 RBI and 4 walks away from being the second player in team history to have a 100-walk/100-RBI season (Luis Gonzalez, 2001)
- The Arizona Diamondbacks have won 10 out of 14 games against the American League West.
- The Diamondbacks 61 defensive runs saved is the most in the majors according to fangraphs.com.
- The Diamondbacks rank second in the majors with 110 stolen bases.
- Brad Ziegler’s 22 straight saves is the second longest active streak in baseball right now.
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