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Game Thread #115: Diamondbacks (45-69) at Brewers (53-61)

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Snakes! It had to be snakes!


Current Series

Diamondbacks lead the series 2-0

Mon 08/09 WP: Sam Demel (1 - 0)
SV: Aaron Heilman
LP: Trevor Hoffman (2 - 5)
4 - 7 loss
Tue 08/10 WP: Blaine Boyer (3 - 2)
SV: Sam Demel
LP: Chris Capuano (1 - 2)
1 - 2 loss

Arizona Diamondbacks
@ Milwaukee Brewers

Wednesday, Aug 11, 2010, 7:10 PM CDT
Miller Park

Dan Hudson vs Dave Bush

Partly cloudy,rain. Winds blowing in from center field at 5-10 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 80.

Complete Coverage >

Thu 08/12 1:10 PM CDT

Follow the jump for conversation -- and more exclamation points!!! -- on tonight's game!

Starters!

David Bush (5-9, 4.48) makes his sixth- or seventh-to-last start for the Brewers tonight. For the year, the numbers that you want to see low (WHIP, BB/9) are higher than Bush's career averages (1.55, 3.5, respectively, vs. 1.29, 2.3 in his career), and the numbers that you want to see high (K/9, for instance) are lower than Bush's career averages (5.6, vs. 6.1 in his career). On the plus side ... my mother taught me never to blow smoke up people's patoots when I had nothing good to say. Hence: that's all I've got on Dave Bush.

For the Snakes, former ChiSox prospect Daniel Hudson (3-1, 3.73 for CHW and ARI) is on the slab. Since being acquired as part of the deal that sent Edwin Jackson to Chicago, Hudson's made two starts for Arizona. He went eight strong innings in his D-backs' debut, allowing a single earned run to the Mets in a 14-1 Arizona romp. Hudson followed that performance with a seven-and-two-thirds, one-run, three-hit outing against the Padres in a 2-1 D-backs victory.

Lineup!

2B Rickie Weeks
LF Lorenzo Cain (for the soul ... before I sputter out)
RF Corey Hart
1B Prince Fielder
3B Casey McGehee
CF C-Dick Play Center
SS Al Escobar
C Jon Lucroy
RHP David Bush

Bullpen!

Zach Braddock pitched .2 innings (13 pitches) on Monday.
Kameron Loe
pitched 1.1 innings (11 pitches) on Monday.
John Axford pitched 1 inning (21 pitches) and blew a save on Monday.
Trevor Hoffman pitched a Bad Trevor inning (37 pitches) on Monday and 1 inning (8 pitches) Saturday.
LaTroy Hawkins pitched 1 inning (21 pitches) yesterday.
David Riske pitched 1 inning (18 pitches) Sunday.
Todd Coffey pitched .2 innings (12 pitches) yesterday.
Chris Capuano pitched 2 innings (25 pitches) yesterday.

Enjoy the game!