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Arizona Diamondbacks: What does the rest of the regular season mean?

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PHOENIX, AZ - SEPTEMBER 25: Jeremy Hazelbaker #41 of the Arizona Diamondbacks slides into third base with a triple against the San Francisco Giants during the second inning of a MLB game at Chase Field on September 25, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Ralph Freso/Getty Images)
PHOENIX, AZ - SEPTEMBER 25: Jeremy Hazelbaker #41 of the Arizona Diamondbacks slides into third base with a triple against the San Francisco Giants during the second inning of a MLB game at Chase Field on September 25, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Ralph Freso/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA – SEPTEMBER 22: Pitcher Jeff Samardzija #29 of the San Francisco Giants pitches during the first inning of the MLB game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on September 22, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA – SEPTEMBER 22: Pitcher Jeff Samardzija #29 of the San Francisco Giants pitches during the first inning of the MLB game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on September 22, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Game 3: TBD vs. RHP Jeff Samardzija (9-15, 4.51 ERA)

Again, Greinke was scheduled to start this game, but expect to finish off the regular season next weekend in Kansas City.

It is not known who will start for the Diamondbacks, because Lovullo is still deciding whether to move Greinke’s start back.

Samardzija has struck out over 200 batters for the third time in his career and has surpassed 200 innings pitched this season. The righty is the only Giants starter to reach the 200 innings plateau.

Samardzija went 4.1 innings and gave up four runs on five hits in his last start against the Dodgers and owns a 5.04 ERA this month. The 32-year-old has surrendered 29 home runs this season and has a 4.99 ERA away from pitcher-friendly AT&T Park.

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