Ray set to start for Arizona against the Cubs
Phoenix; Friday, 9 p.m. EDT
The Diamondbacks are 4-5 on their home turf. Arizona has hit 38 home runs this season, seventh in the National League. Christian Walker leads the club with seven, averaging one every 12.1 at-bats.
The Cubs are 5-7 on the road. Chicago is slugging .435 as a unit. Willson Contreras leads the team with a slugging percentage of .652. This is the first game between these teams in 2019.
TOP PERFORMERS: David Peralta leads the Diamondbacks with 35 hits and is batting .330. Walker is 20-for-42 with six doubles, four home runs and nine RBIs over the last 10 games for Arizona.
LAST 10 GAMES: Diamondbacks: 8-2, .274 batting average, 2.23 ERA, outscored opponents by 31 runs
Cubs: 7-3, .233 batting average, 2.40 ERA, outscored opponents by 18 runs
Diamondbacks Injuries: Taijuan Walker: 60-day IL (elbow), T.J. McFarland: 10-day IL (shoulder), Silvino Bracho: 60-day IL (elbow), Steven Souza Jr.: 10-day IL (knee), Jake Lamb: 10-day IL (quad), Alex Avila: 10-day IL (quad).
Cubs Injuries: Brandon Morrow: 10-day IL (elbow), Mike Montgomery: 10-day IL (shoulder), Kendall Graveman: 60-day IL (elbow), Xavier Cedeno: 10-day IL (wrist), Tony Barnette: 10-day IL (shoulder), Victor Caratini: 10-day IL (hand).