Zack Greinke (10-3, 3.61 ERA) and Jerad Eickhoff (5-9, 3.36 ERA) are on the hill in the second of a three-game series between the Arizona Diamondbacks (36-43) and the Philadelphia Phillies (33-45) at Chase Field. The Phillies won the last game 8-0, and Philadelphia leads the series 1-0. Action begins at 9:40 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Jun. 28 and can be seen on CSPh and FSAZ.
Greinke pitched 5.2 innings in his last outing, surrendering three runs, striking out four and walking two in a 7-6 win over the Rockies. Paul Goldschmidt (.304, 43 Rs, 14 HRs, 51 RBIs, 10 SBs) had another good game yesterday, going 2 for 4. Eickhoff went 6.0 innings, surrendering two, striking out four and walking one in a 7-3 win over the Twins in his most recent start. Odubel Herrera (.307, 43 Rs, 8 HRs, 28 RBIs, 11 SBs) has been successful at the plate for the Phillies, going 4 for 5 yesterday with two runs and one RBI.
The Diamondbacks are a -200 favorite with a total of 8 runs.
Pick - Ari
After last game's shutout win against Arizona, the Phillies now have nine shutouts this season. The Diamondbacks have been shut out in four games this season.
The Diamondbacks didn't score any runs in their last game. The Phillies have a 9-0 record when they don't allow any runs.
When they are outhit, the Phillies are 6-36. The Diamondbacks have a 5-29 record when opponents outhit them.
Philadelphia ranks near the bottom of the league at 26th when it comes to home runs, hitting 70 this season. Arizona ranks in the top half with 92.
Ranking 29th, Philadelphia is near the bottom of the league in walks, notching 182 this season. Arizona ranks in the bottom half at 16th with 234.
When the Diamondbacks hit at least one home run, they are 29-24, well-matched with the Phillies who are 26-23 when hitting one or more homers.