Arizona to visit San Francisco Friday
San Francisco; Friday, 10:15 p.m. EDT
LINE: Giants favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 8 runs
The Giants are 18-23 against opponents from the NL West. San Francisco’s team on-base percentage of .288 is last in the National League. Brandon Belt leads the lineup with an OBP of .353.
The Diamondbacks are 25-19 in road games. Arizona has slugged .450, good for fourth in the National League. Ketel Marte leads the team with a .589 slugging percentage, including 42 extra-base hits and 20 home runs. The Diamondbacks won the last meeting 5-1. Alex Young recorded his first victory and Carson Kelly went 2-for-4 with a double, a home run and two RBIs for Arizona. Tyler Beede took his third loss for San Francisco.
Marte leads the Diamondbacks with 102 hits and has 51 RBIs. Nick Ahmed is 5-for-34 with two home runs and five RBIs over the last 10 games for Arizona.
LAST 10 GAMES: Giants: 3-7, .206 batting average, 5.57 ERA, outscored by 16 runs
Diamondbacks: 4-6, .251 batting average, 4.89 ERA, outscored by seven runs
Diamondbacks Injuries: Luke Weaver: 10-day IL (forearm), Taijuan Walker: 60-day IL (elbow), Jon Duplantier: 10-day IL (shoulder), Silvino Bracho: 60-day IL (elbow), Blake Swihart: 10-day IL (oblique), Steven Souza Jr.: 10-day IL (knee), Wilmer Flores: 10-day IL (foot), Alex Avila: 10-day IL (calf).