Bassitt expected to start for Oakland against Arizona
Oakland Athletics (16-6, first in the AL West) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (11-11, third in the AL West)
Phoenix; Monday, 9:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Athletics: Chris Bassitt (2-0, 2.42 ERA, .90 WHIP, 19 strikeouts) Diamondbacks: Zac Gallen (0-0, 2.74 ERA, 1.17 WHIP, 28 strikeouts)
BOTTOM LINE: The Arizona Diamondbacks face the Oakland Athletics on Monday.
The Diamondbacks went 44-37 on their home field in 2019. Arizona averaged 8.8 hits with 3.4 extra base hits per game and 288 total doubles last season.
The Athletics went 45-36 away from home in 2019. Oakland pitchers struck out 8.0 hitters per game last season with a staff ERA of 3.97.
The teams meet for the first time this season.
INJURIES: Diamondbacks: Corbin Martin: (elbow), Madison Bumgarner: (back), Silvino Bracho: (elbow), Jeremy Beasley: (right shoulder).
Athletics: Burch Smith: (right forearm), A.J. Puk: (shoulder), Frankie Montas: (back).