For this Morning Meltdown let’s take a look into some of the buzz surrounding the Arizona Diamondbacks including the 2015 schedule and
We found out today that the Arizona Diamondbacks will open the 2015 season at Chase Field against the San Francisco Giants, as part of a six-game season-opening home stand, and will close the season with six game at home.
"“The D-backs also will play at home on several key holidays. Fans can celebrate several summer holidays with the D-backs with home games set for Mother’s Day (May 10), Father’s Day (June 21), Fourth of July and Labor Day (Sept. 7).The D-backs’ 18th season will open against the Giants on Monday, April 6 at 6:40 p.m. at Chase Field, followed by a three-game set against the Los Angeles Dodgers for the first weekend series of the season.Interleague play will consist of four home matchups against the Los Angeles Angels, Houston Astros, Oakland Athletics and Texas Rangers. The D-backs will hit the road for games in Anaheim, Houston, Seattle and Texas (Rangers), playing a total of 17 games against the American League.”"
You can see their schedule here!
With the schedule in hand, we are anxiously anticipating the Diamondbacks first game and CBS Sports have put together a preview for us.
"“With Buster Posey enjoying an MVP-type tear at the plate, the San Francisco Giants are in position to make a run at the NL West title during their upcoming homestand.Ahead of a much-anticipated series against the division leaders, the Giants look to extend their longest home winning streak in more than a year when they take on the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.Posey has batted .493 with seven home runs and 21 RBIs in his last 16 games, and .455 (10 for 22) with three homers and nine driven in as San Francisco has won six consecutive home games – its best such streak since a seven-game run April 8-22, 2013.The 2012 NL MVP also went 13 for 23 with two homers and eight RBIs on the Giants’ just-completed six-game trip, though he was 0 for 2 to snap a five-game hitting streak in a 6-1 defeat to Detroit on Sunday. San Francisco lost ground in the division with the Los Angeles Dodgers’ sweep of Arizona.”We needed a timely hit there to get back into the game,” manager Bruce Bochy said. ”That’s what we’ve been getting the last few games, but not that time.”"
To read the rest of the preview, click here.
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