Giants head into matchup against the Diamondbacks on losing streak

Mon, Jul 25, 2022
MLB News (AP)

Giants head into matchup against the Diamondbacks on losing streak

San Francisco Giants (48-47, third in the NL West) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (42-53, fifth in the NL West)

Phoenix; Monday, 9:40 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Giants: Jakob Junis (4-1, 3.06 ERA, 1.02 WHIP, 42 strikeouts); Diamondbacks: Tyler Gilbert (0-3, 5.34 ERA, 1.25 WHIP, 18 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Giants -129, Diamondbacks +110; over/under is 9 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The San Francisco Giants look to end their four-game skid with a victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Arizona is 42-53 overall and 24-27 in home games. The Diamondbacks are 27-11 in games when they have more hits than their opponents.

San Francisco is 48-47 overall and 22-25 in road games. The Giants have the ninth-ranked team ERA in the NL at 3.94.

Monday's game is the seventh meeting between these teams this season. The season series is tied 3-3.

TOP PERFORMERS: Christian Walker has 12 doubles, a triple and 22 home runs for the Diamondbacks. Ketel Marte is 11-for-35 with two doubles, a triple, four home runs and eight RBI over the past 10 games.

Thairo Estrada has a .260 batting average to rank fourth on the Giants, and has 15 doubles, a triple and nine home runs. Austin Slater is 12-for-33 with an RBI over the last 10 games.

  • LAST 10 GAMES: Diamondbacks: 4-6, .249 batting average, 3.56 ERA, outscored by two runs

    Giants: 5-5, .238 batting average, 3.21 ERA, outscored opponents by nine runs

    INJURIES: Diamondbacks: Zach Davies: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Humberto Castellanos: 60-Day IL (elbow), Nick Ahmed: 60-Day IL (shoulder)

    Giants: Evan Longoria: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Trevor Rosenthal: 15-Day IL (hamstring), Mauricio Llovera: 60-Day IL (hip), Brandon Crawford: 10-Day IL (right knee), Jose Alvarez: 60-Day IL (elbow), Zack Littell: 15-Day IL (oblique), Colton Welker: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Sam Delaplane: 60-Day IL (forearm), Tommy La Stella: 10-Day IL (covid-19), Anthony DeSclafani: 60-Day IL (ankle), Curt Casali: 10-Day IL (oblique), Matthew Boyd: 60-Day IL (elbow)

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