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    Both the Arizona Diamondbacks (50-38) and the Pittsburgh Pirates (40-47) head into Friday’s matchup on losing streaks. The favored Diamondbacks (-204) have lost four straight games, while the underdog Pirates (+170) are losers of their last two. Arizona’s Zac Gallen and Pittsburgh’s Rich Hill will start this matchup.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Diamondbacks vs. Pirates

    • Game Day: Friday, July 7, 2023
    • Game Time: 9:40 PM ET
    • Location: Phoenix, Arizona
    • Stadium: Chase Field
    Diamondbacks vs Pirates Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Diamondbacks -204 8.5

    How Do I Watch the Diamondbacks vs. the Pirates?

    • TV Channel: BSAZ

    Diamondbacks Stats & Trends

    Diamondbacks Batting

    • The Diamondbacks are 12th in MLB action with 102 total home runs.
    • Arizona has the eighth-best batting average in the majors (.259).
    • The Diamondbacks rank ninth in MLB with a .326 on-base percentage.
    • Arizona’s batters strike out 7.8 times per game, the fourth-fewest strikeouts in the majors.
    • The Diamondbacks have hit 52 homers at home this season (1.1 per game).
    • Arizona is slugging .435 with 3.2 extra-base hits per game in home contests.
    • The club is batting .262 with 408 hits (8.7 per game) at home this season.

    Diamondbacks Key Batters

    • Corbin Carroll has 87 hits and an OBP of .368, both of which are tops among Arizona hitters this season. He has a .293 batting average and a slugging percentage of .562.
    • Among all qualified batters in baseball, his batting average ranks 14th, his on-base percentage ranks 22nd, and he is fifth in slugging.
    • Ketel Marte leads Arizona in slugging percentage (.498) thanks to 32 extra-base hits. He’s batting .285 with an on-base percentage of .364.
    • Among qualified hitters, his batting average places him 20th, his on-base percentage 27th, and his slugging percentage 22nd.
    • Christian Walker has 85 hits this season and has a slash line of .267/.334/.516.
    • Lourdes Gurriel Jr. is batting .263 with a .313 OBP and 50 RBI for Arizona this season.

    Pirates Stats & Trends

    Pirates Batting

    • The Pirates rank 26th in Major League Baseball with just 80 home runs as a team.
    • Pittsburgh has a team batting average of .241 this season, which ranks 20th among MLB teams.
    • The Pirates have the 19th-ranked on-base percentage in MLB this season (.318).
    • Pittsburgh ranks 13th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.6 Ks per contest.
    • They’ve hit 47 homers, an average of 1.1 per game, in 44 road contests this season.
    • In 44 road games this season, it is slugging .397 with 138 hits going for extra bases.
    • They are averaging 8.0 base hits per game and batting .235 on the road this season.

    Pirates Key Batters

    • Bryan Reynolds has put up a slugging percentage of .459, a team-high for the Pirates. He’s batting .269 with an on-base percentage of .341.
    • Including all qualified hitters, he is 53rd in batting average, while his on-base percentage ranks 56th and he is 55th in slugging.
    • Carlos Santana is batting .238 with 21 doubles, nine home runs and 35 walks. He’s slugging .401 with an on-base percentage of .316.
    • His batting average ranks 113th among all qualified players, his on-base percentage is 105th, and he is 103rd in slugging.
    • Jack Suwinski has 55 hits, a team-best for the Pirates.
    • Andrew McCutchen has a .383 OBP to lead his team.

    Diamondbacks vs. Pirates Probable Pitchers

    Zac Gallen (ARI) Pitcher Rich Hill (PIT)
    10 – 3 W/L 7 – 8
    111.1 IP 94
    3.15 ERA 4.60
    1.078 WHIP 1.383
    9.7 K/9 8.4
    1.9 BB/9 3.4

    Diamondbacks vs. Pirates Injury Updates

    • Diamondbacks: Merrill Kelly: 15 Day IL (Calf), Cole Sulser: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Mark Melancon: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Corbin Martin: 60 Day IL (Lat), Corbin Carroll: day-to-day (Shoulder)
    • Pirates: Ji-Hwan Bae: 10 Day IL (Ankle), Rob Zastryzny: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Jose Hernandez: 15 Day IL (Calf), Vince Velásquez: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Oneil Cruz: 60 Day IL (Ankle), Ji-Man Choi: 60 Day IL (Achilles), Wil Crowe: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jarlin García: 60 Day IL (Arm), Max Kranick: 60 Day IL (Elbow), JT Brubaker: 60 Day IL (Elbow)

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


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