cleveland guardians vs arizona diamondbacks predictions and preview

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MLB cleveland guardians vs arizona diamondbacks predictions and preview


 

 

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The Cleveland Guardians (51-49) will be going for their second consecutive win when they face the Arizona Diamondbacks (45-55) in the first game of their three-game interleague series on Monday night.

Cal Quantrill, 7-5, 3.97 ERA, will get the start for the Guardians. The Diamondbacks have not announced their starter for the game.

Arizona is 6-4 in its last 10 games against Cleveland.

**This preview was written before Sunday’s game was played** 

Diamondbacks Trying To Snap Three-Game Losing Streak

The Diamondbacks followed up their three-game winning streak by losing their last three games. They will try to put an end to their streak with a win over the Guardians, which will give them their fourth win in their last seven games. 

Arizona is averaging 4.26 runs per game. Their .225 batting average is 28th in the league. Their .304 on base percentage is 23rd, while their .386 slugging percentage is 17th.

Ketel Marte leads the Diamondbacks with a .266 batting average, while Christian Walker leads the team with 23 home runs and 52 RBI.

Arizona’s pitching isn’t very good, with the team giving up 4.60 runs per game. Opponents have a .249 batting average against the Diamondbacks, which is 21st in the league. Their 4.21 ERA is 22nd, while their 1.30 WHIP is 19th.

They will need a good performance from their pitching staff if they want to win this game. 

Guardians Going For Fourth Win in Six Games

The Guardians played well over the past week, winning three of their last five games. They will try to keep the momentum going with a win over the Diamondbacks, which will give them their fourth win in their last six games.

 

Cleveland is averaging 4.39 runs per game. Their .252 batting average is seventh in the league. Their .315 on base percentage is 16th, as is their .389 slugging percentage.

Andres Gimenez leads the Guardians with a .299 batting average, while Jose Ramirez leads the team with 21 home runs and 83 RBI.

Cleveland’s pitching has been good, with the team giving up 4.26 runs per game. Opponents have a .240 batting average against the Guardians, which is 14th in the league. Their 3.90 ERA is 15th, while their 1.24 WHIP is 11th.

In his last start, Quantrill gave up eight hits and six runs in 5.1 innings, leading to a 7-6 win over Boston. They will need a significantly better performance from him if they want to get the win.





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