Phillies @ Diamondbacks
Place: 4th in NL East
Last 10: 5-5
- Marlon Byrd went 3-for-5 with two doubles and four RBIs, including two in the top of the ninth last night.
- Carlos Ruiz was 3-for-3 with two walks, two doubles, two runs scored and two RBIs off of a double in the top of the ninth inning to break a 3-3 tie.
- Ruiz went 7-for-14 against the Dodgers with six extra-base hits.
Place: 5th in NL West
Last 10: 3-7
- The Diamondbacks have lost eight straight games at home.
- Overall at Chase Field, Arizona is 1-11 with a 5.83 ERA.
- One bright spot for the Diamondbacks has been Brad Ziegler out of the bullpen who has nine consecutive scoreless appearances.
1-0, 5.75 ERA, 1.57 WHIP
Hernandez, 33, got rocked on Sunday against the Rockies allowing six runs on nine hits with one walk and three strikeouts in four innings but got the no-decision. In one career start against the Diamondbacks, Hernandez allowed two runs on five hits with a walk and six strikeouts in a complete game victory. He has never pitched at Chase Field.
0-2, 4.50 ERA, 1.33 WHIP
Collmenter, 28, allowed four runs on five hits with two walks and six strikeouts over six innings in Sunday's 4-1 loss to the Dodgers. In six career games (two starts) against the Phillies, Collmenter is 0-2 with a 4.91 ERA and a 1.64 WHIP. In 59 career games (21 starts) at Chase Field, he is 13-9 with a 3.37 ERA and a 1.05 WHIP.