Archie Bradley (2-1, 4.94 ERA) and Jake Odorizzi (2-3, 3.33 ERA) are on the hill in the last of a three-game series between the Arizona Diamondbacks (26-35) and the Tampa Bay Rays (26-31) at Chase Field. The Diamondbacks won the last game 5-0, and the series is currently tied 1-1. Action begins at 3:40 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Jun. 8 and can be seen on FSAZ and SUN.
Bradley pitched 6.0 innings in his last outing, surrendering one run, striking out 10 and walking three in a 6-0 defeat to the Cubs. Paul Goldschmidt (.272, 31 Rs, 11 HRs, 37 RBIs, 7 SBs) had another good game yesterday, going 3 for 4 with two runs, one home run, and two RBIs. Odorizzi went 6.0 innings, surrendering two runs, striking out six and walking three in a 4-2 win over the Twins in his most recent start. Steve Pearce (.316, 20 Rs, 8 HRs, 20 RBIs) has been successful at the plate for the Rays, going 3 for 4 yesterday.
This game is essentially a money line pick 'em, with most books showing both teams in the -105 to -107 range. The total is 8.5.
Pick - TB
Arizona won its last game in a shutout, its fourth of the season. Tampa Bay has been shut out three times this season.
The Diamondbacks are coming into this game after allowing two walks during their last outing. The Rays have a 9-15 record when opponents give up two walks or less.
When they are outhit, the Diamondbacks are 2-26. The Rays have a 4-23 record when opponents outhit them.
Arizona ranks in the top half of the league when it comes to home runs, hitting 68 this season. Tampa Bay ranks in the top five at second with 85.
Ranking 19th, Tampa Bay is in the bottom half of the league in walks, notching 173 this season. Arizona ranks in the top half with 184.
When the Diamondbacks hit at least one home run, they are 20-21. When the Rays hit at least one homer, they have a 23-22 record.