Originally written on Fox Sports Arizona
By JACK MAGRUDER  |  Last updated 7/30/13
The Diamondbacks are built pretty well for interleague play, truth be told, as they prepare for a two-game series against the AL East-leading Rays in Tampa. With productive left-handed bats Eric Chavez and Jason Kubel available to DH, the D-backs' lineup sets up well against right-handed starters, and the D-backs are scheduled to see two righties in Tampa Bay and a third in a makeup game Thursday in Texas. It will be a crazy (if fashionable) trip because of the one-night stop in Dallas. The D-backs will wear their travel attire -- most dress in suits -- to the park for the final game in Tampa Bay on Wednesday and again on Thursday, because they will have flights each night. The teams last met in 2010, when the D-backs took two of the last three games in Tampa, a series memorable because of Edwin Jackson's 149-pitch no-hitter in the first game of the series on June 25. Pitching matchups: Tuesday -- RHP Ian Kennedy (3-7, 5.22 ERA) vs. Roberto Hernandez (5-11, 4.92). Wednesday -- LH...
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Lovullo: I don’t see Hanley Ramirez playing left field again in 2015

Judge Berman’s one-sentence order repeats Deflategate decision timeline

Ishmael Adams suspended indefinitely following arrest

McNair: Pats caused problem by not cooperating with Deflategate

Browns terminate contract of Phil Taylor

WWE’s “Superfly” Jimmy Snuka charged in 30-year-old murder case

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Randall Cobb: ‘I don’t plan on missing a game’

Ronda Rousey confirms she was supposed to fight Gina Carano

Harbaugh denies using F-word in Jay Gruden exchange

Urban Meyer: Both J.T. Barrett and Cardale Jones will play

Legal expert: NFL's reported offer to Brady 'really ridiculous'

Seguin called out by former Maple Leafs CEO for partying

All Sports News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Underdogs: Hopefuls that can shock in the World Cup

Manfred digs Shoeless Joe a deeper grave

Why Mike Trout ain't right

The Opening Drive: Jamal Anderson warns UM fans before heading to Salt Lake City

Best and worst MLB players in August

RG3 blames intern for liking Instagram post trashing owner

Four most surprising roster cuts from NFL teams

Raiders cut Trent Richardson

Caroline Wozniacki smoking cover of ‘Rhapsody’

Everett Golson named FSU's starting QB

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker