How will the other three starters be used?
Taijuan Walker is not on the wild card game roster.
If Greinke struggles early, I would go to Patrick Corbin. He is used to pitching against right-handed heavy lineups and has pitched in long-relief before. Corbin would be a better option than Godley to face Blackmon or Carlos Gonzalez, and trying to play match ups early against a lineup like Colorado’s is not logical.
Ray should be saved for Game 1 of the NLDS, but if Corbin struggles, Ray should enter the game with the D-backs season on the line. Lovullo has to manage this game differently.
"Arizona Diamondbacks release Wild Card roster minus one starter"
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