In the first of a two-game series between the San Francisco Giants (71-59) and the Arizona Diamondbacks (55-76) at AT&T Park, Johnny Cueto (14-4, 2.86 ERA) and Zack Greinke (11-4, 4.29 ERA) get the start. The game starts at 10:15 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Aug. 30 and will air on FSAZ and CSBA.
In his last start, Cueto pitched 6.0 innings, allowing one run, striking out six and walking one in a 1-0 loss to the Dodgers. Brandon Belt (.277, 63 Rs, 14 HRs, 66 RBIs) continued his strong season Sunday, going 2 for 4 with two runs and one RBI. The Diamondbacks were victorious over the Braves 10-9 the last time Greinke pitched. He went 6.0 innings, giving up four runs, striking out five and walking three. Jake Lamb (.260, 65 Rs, 25 HRs, 80 RBIs, 5 SBs) went 1 for 5 Sunday with one run and one RBI.
The Giants hold a 32-20 record in matchups against NL West rivals, while the Diamondbacks currently sit at 21-31 in these games.
The Giants are coming into this matchup after a high-scoring game where they scored a whopping 13 runs. The Diamondbacks have a 0-8 record when opponents score that many runs or more.
When they are outhit, the Diamondbacks are 9-55. The Giants have a 12-40 record when opponents outhit them.
Ranking 28th in home runs, San Francisco has hit 109 this season. Arizona ranks 18th with 147 home runs.
Ranking 22nd, Arizona is near the bottom of the league in walks, notching 368 this season. San Francisco ranks in the top five at fourth with 468.
When the Giants hit at least one home run, they are 47-28. When the Diamondbacks hit at least one homer, they have a 46-40 record.