In Monday night MLB action, the Arizona Diamondbacks will travel to Miller Park to open up a series against the Milwaukee Brewers. Arizona was swept in New York over the weekend by a combined score of 12-6 in the three games. On Sunday, the Diamondbacks managed just six hits during a 4-1 loss. Arizona is four games above .500 overall and tied with Colorado for the NL West Division lead.
Opening Day starter Zack Greinke (3-2 3.46 ERA) will head to the hill for the Diamondbacks in this contest. Through 54 plus innings, Greinke has struck out 58 batters and owns a sparkling 1.01 WHIP.
The Milwaukee Brewers have won 28 of their first 47 games and are the most quiet division leader in the majors. The Brewers are returning home after a successful 7-3 road trip against Colorado, Arizona, and Minnesota. On Sunday, Milwaukee could only put together seven hits during a 3-1 loss at Minnesota. The Brewers lead St. Louis and Chicago by 1.5 games for first place in the NL Central.
The Brewers will counter with thirty year old southpaw Chase Anderson (3-3 3.97 ERA) in the series opener. Last time out, Anderson allowed five runs in five plus innings during a 9-0 loss versus Pittsburgh.