Texas Rangers and Arizona Diamondbacks meet in the second game of the series

Arizona Diamondbacks (25-29, fourth in the NL West) vs. Texas Rangers (26-29, second in the AL West)

Arlington, Texas; Wednesday, 2:35 p.m. EDT

PROBABLE PITCHING RATINGS: Diamondbacks: Ryne Nelson (3-3, 6.03 ERA, 1.83 WHIP, 28 strikeouts); Rangers: Dane Dunning (3-3, 4.43 ERA, 1.18 WHIP, 47 strikeouts)

BETMGM SPORTSBOOK: LINE Rangers -130, Diamondbacks +110; Over/Under is 8 1/2 Runs

CONCLUSION: The Texas Rangers host the Arizona Diamondbacks with a 1-0 lead in the series.

Texas has a 26-29 record overall and a 13-13 record at home. The Rangers have a 16-3 record in games in which they have scored at least five runs.

Arizona has a 12-14 record on the road and a 25-29 overall record. The Diamondbacks have the eighth-best team batting average in the NL at .243.

Wednesday's clash will be the second time this season that these teams have faced each other.

TOP PERFORMERS: Marcus Semien has 12 doubles, a triple and nine home runs with a .249 batting average for the Rangers. Corey Seager has hit 13 of 36 batters with seven home runs in the last 10 games.

Ketel Marte has 12 doubles, two triples and 10 home runs with a .270 batting average for the Diamondbacks. Joc Pederson has hit 11 of 35 with two doubles and two home runs in his last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Rangers: 3-7, .192 batting average, 4.04 ERA, 18 runs less

Diamondbacks: 4-6, .232 batting average, 4.30 ERA, 14 runs less

INJURIES: Rangers: Evan Carter: 10-day IL (lumbar spine), Michael Lorenzen: day-to-day (knee), Jon Gray: 15-day IL (groin), Cody Bradford: 60-day IL (back), Austin Pruitt: 60-day IL (knee), Max Scherzer: 60-day IL (back), Josh Sborz: 15-day IL (rotator cuff), Brock Burke: 60-day IL (hand), Justin Foscue: 60-day IL (oblique strain), Joshua Jung: 60-day IL (wrist), Tyler Mahle: 60-day IL (elbow), Jacob deGrom: 60-day IL (elbow), Carson Coleman: 60-day IL (elbow)

Diamondbacks: Merrill Kelly: 60-day IL (shoulder), Kyle Nelson: 60-day IL (shoulder), Miguel Castro: 15-day IL (shoulder), Eduardo Rodriguez: 60-day IL (shoulder), Geraldo Perdomo: 10-day IL (torn right meniscus), Alek Thomas: 10-day IL (hamstring), Drey Jameson: 60-day IL (elbow)


The Associated Press produced this article using technology from Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

The Associated Press

Anna Harden

Learn More →

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *