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    Steven Kwan leads the Cleveland Guardians (32-38) into a contest with the Arizona Diamondbacks (43-28) after his four-hit showing in a 6-3 loss to the Diamondbacks. The Guardians are favored (-113) for this game against the underdog Diamondbacks (-107), which begins at 4:10 PM ET on Sunday. Cleveland’s Tanner Bibee and Arizona’s Zach Davies will start this matchup.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Guardians vs. Diamondbacks

    • Game Day: Sunday, June 18, 2023
    • Game Time: 4:10 PM ET
    • Location: Phoenix, Arizona
    • Stadium: Chase Field
    Guardians vs Diamondbacks Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Guardians -113 9

    How Do I Watch the Guardians vs. the Diamondbacks?

    • TV Channel: BSAZ

    Guardians Stats & Trends

    Guardians Batting

    • The Guardians are last in MLB play with 46 home runs.
    • Cleveland has the 19th-ranked batting average in MLB (.241).
    • The Guardians are 24th in MLB with a .306 on-base percentage.
    • Cleveland strikes out 7.1 times per game, the second-fewest mark in the majors.
    • The Guardians average 0.7 homers per road game this season (27 total on the road).
    • Cleveland is slugging .357 with 2.4 extra-base hits per game on the road.
    • The team is batting .242 with 310 hits (8.4 per game) on the road this season.

    Guardians Key Batters

    • Jose Ramirez leads Cleveland in OBP (.349), slugging percentage (.498) and total hits (74) this season. He has a .284 batting average.
    • Among the qualified batters in baseball, his batting average ranks 31st, his on-base percentage ranks 49th, and he is 23rd in slugging.
    • Kwan is hitting .263 with 16 doubles, a triple, two home runs and 34 walks. He’s slugging .349 with an on-base percentage of .342.
    • He ranks 69th in batting average, 65th in on-base percentage and 149th in slugging in the majors.
    • Kwan heads into this game looking to extend his two-game hit streak. In his last five games he is hitting .316 with an RBI.
    • Josh Naylor has 62 hits this season and has a slash line of .277/.321/.438.
    • Andres Gimenez has five home runs, 22 RBI and a batting average of .239 this season.
    • Gimenez brings a three-game hitting streak into this game. During his last five outings he is batting .267 with a home run, two walks and three RBI.

    Diamondbacks Stats & Trends

    Diamondbacks Batting

    • The Diamondbacks have hit 83 homers this season, which ranks 10th in the league.
    • Arizona has a team batting average of .264 this season, which ranks third among MLB teams.
    • The Diamondbacks are among the best in the league at getting on base, ranking sixth with an OBP of .330.
    • Arizona has shown good bat-to-ball skills at the plate this season with the third-best strikeout rate (7.5 per game) among MLB offenses.
    • In 40 games at home this season, they’ve hit 42 homers, an average of 1.1 per contest.
    • In 40 home games this season, it is slugging .442 with 132 hits going for extra bases.
    • In 40 home games this season, they have a batting average of .270 while averaging 9.0 base hits per contest.

    Diamondbacks Key Batters

    • Corbin Carroll has racked up 75 hits with a .393 on-base percentage and a .598 slugging percentage, all club-highs for the Diamondbacks. He’s batting .311.
    • Including all the qualifying players in MLB, his batting average ranks sixth, his on-base percentage ranks 10th, and he is second in slugging.
    • Ketel Marte is batting .289 with 12 doubles, four triples, 10 home runs and 28 walks. He’s slugging .486 with an on-base percentage of .365.
    • He is currently 23rd in batting average, 23rd in on-base percentage and 34th in slugging percentage among all qualified hitters.
    • Christian Walker is batting .265 with 18 doubles, 14 home runs and 25 walks.
    • Lourdes Gurriel Jr. is batting .278 with 17 doubles, two triples, 11 home runs and 15 walks.

    Guardians vs. Diamondbacks Probable Pitchers

    Tanner Bibee (CLE) Pitcher Zach Davies (ARI)
    2 – 2 W/L 1 – 2
    48.1 IP 28
    3.91 ERA 5.46
    1.241 WHIP 1.607
    8.4 K/9 8.4
    2.6 BB/9 4.2

    Guardians vs. Diamondbacks Injury Updates

    • Guardians: Cal Quantrill: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Triston McKenzie: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Peyton Battenfield: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)
    • Diamondbacks: Cole Sulser: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Mark Melancon: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Corbin Martin: 60 Day IL (Lat)

    Recent Scores and Betting Lines for the Guardians and Diamondbacks (Last 10 Games)


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