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Diamondbacks Game Notes: Yasmany Tomás At First

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The Arizona Diamondbacks take on the playoff bound Cubs looking to get back and surpass Mt. .500 before the regular season ends.


This season has already been a success for the Diamondbacks after the team won just 64 wins in 2014, but they would like to finish at the very least at 81-81.

Game Info:

What: Diamondbacks@Cubs

When: 11:20 A.M. MST

Where: Wrigley Field

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

Pitching Matchup: RHP Zack Godley (4-0 1.90 ERA) vs. LHP Jon Lester (8-10 3.59 ERA)

Game Notes:

  • Godley is the story in this series and he gets the start for the D-backs in Game 1 against the team that he was apart of.
  • Miguel Montero was a fan favorite in Arizona for seven years and was traded in the Godley deal. Montero is hitting .235 with 14 HR and 44 RBI’s in 93 games.
  • When the Cubs signed Jon Lester in the offseason they expected a lot more than what he has done this season. Lester is just 8-10 with a 3.59 ERA on the season and in August he has been shaky with a 5.04 ERA in five starts.
  •  The D-backs are 3-13 against the Cardinals, Pirates, and Cubs this season, but they are 2-1 against the Cubbies this season.
  • Paul Goldschmidt will miss today’s game after his first child was successfully born into the world.
  • Philip Gosselin will get another start after impressing in the series against Colorado at third today.
  • Yasmany Tomas will get his first start at first base. He has just two innings at that position this season. It should be interesting to see how that goes.
  • The D-backs are 4-2 in their last 6 at Wrigley Field

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