Jul 19, 2015; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt slides into second base with a double ahead of the tag by San Francisco Giants second baseman Joe Panik in the first inning at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
The Arizona Diamondbacks were looking to catch fire coming out of the All Star Break but they would have to conquer the San Francisco Giants if they wanted accomplish that feat. Both teams needed this series to stay within range of the N.L. West leading Dodgers.