Giants take on the Diamondbacks looking to break road skid


San Francisco Giants (48-48, third in the NL West) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (43-53, fifth in the NL West) Phoenix; Tuesday,…

San Francisco Giants (48-48, third in the NL West) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (43-53, fifth in the NL West)

Phoenix; Tuesday, 9:40 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Giants: Carlos Rodon (8-5, 2.95 ERA, 1.14 WHIP, 138 strikeouts); Diamondbacks: Tyler Gilbert (0-3, 5.34 ERA, 1.25 WHIP, 18 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Giants -169, Diamondbacks +144; over/under is 8 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The San Francisco Giants will try to end their five-game road slide in a matchup with the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Arizona is 43-53 overall and 25-27 at home. The Diamondbacks have a 30-11 record in games when they scored five or more runs.

San Francisco is 22-26 in road games and 48-48 overall. The Giants rank fifth in the NL with 114 total home runs, averaging 1.2 per game.

The matchup Tuesday is the eighth time these teams square off this season. The Diamondbacks hold a 4-3 advantage in the season series.

TOP PERFORMERS: Ketel Marte has 27 doubles, two triples, nine home runs and 34 RBI while hitting .267 for the Diamondbacks. Carson Kelly is 12-for-28 with four doubles and two home runs over the last 10 games.

Joc Pederson leads the Giants with 17 home runs while slugging .502. Austin Slater is 9-for-31 with two doubles over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Diamondbacks: 5-5, .268 batting average, 3.56 ERA, outscored opponents by six runs

Giants: 4-6, .212 batting average, 3.98 ERA, outscored by 11 runs

INJURIES: Diamondbacks: Zach Davies: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Humberto Castellanos: 60-Day IL (elbow), Nick Ahmed: 60-Day IL (shoulder)

Giants: Evan Longoria: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Trevor Rosenthal: 15-Day IL (hamstring), Mauricio Llovera: 60-Day IL (hip), Brandon Crawford: 10-Day IL (right knee), Jose Alvarez: 60-Day IL (elbow), Zack Littell: 15-Day IL (oblique), Colton Welker: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Sam Delaplane: 60-Day IL (forearm), Tommy La Stella: 10-Day IL (covid-19), Anthony DeSclafani: 60-Day IL (ankle), Curt Casali: 10-Day IL (oblique), Matthew Boyd: 60-Day IL (elbow)

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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