Diamondbacks look to break 3-game skid against Giants
Phoenix; Saturday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Arizona enters the matchup as losers of their last three games.
The Diamondbacks are 22-34 against teams from the NL West. Arizona has slugged .449 this season. Ketel Marte leads the team with a .568 slugging percentage, including 60 extra-base hits and 25 home runs.
The Giants have gone 32-27 against division opponents. The San Francisco offense has compiled a .241 batting average as a team this season, Buster Posey leads the team with a mark of .259. The Giants won the last meeting 10-9. Will Smith recorded his fifth victory and Mike Yastrzemski went 3-for-6 with three home runs and four RBIs for San Francisco. Yoan Lopez took his fifth loss for Arizona.
TOP PERFORMERS: Eduardo Escobar leads the Diamondbacks with 28 home runs and is batting .273. Nick Ahmed is 12-for-36 with two doubles, a triple, four home runs and 11 RBIs over the last 10 games for Arizona.
Kevin Pillar leads the Giants with 117 hits and is batting .255. Yastrzemski is 9-for-30 with three doubles, six home runs and 11 RBIs over the last 10 games for San Francisco.
LAST 10 GAMES: Diamondbacks: 5-5, .268 batting average, 5.14 ERA, outscored by one run
Giants: 6-4, .272 batting average, 4.40 ERA, outscored opponents by seven runs