Diamondbacks return home to take on Reds

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Saturday August 5, 5:10 pm

Robbie Ray vs. Keyvius Sampson

Aug 2, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Robbie Ray (38) pitches against the Houston Astros in the first inning at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports

Ray is coming off a sub-par outing against the Houston Astros. He lasted five innings, giving up four runs on seven hits, walked three and struck out five. His record sits at 3-6 on the year, but his record doesn’t reflect exactly how he has pitched, as he is sporting a 3.01 ERA.

Aug 2, 2015; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Keyvius Sampson throws against the Pittsburgh Pirates in the second inning at Great American Ball Park. Mandatory Credit: David Kohl-USA TODAY Sports

Sampson is coming off his first major league start against the Pirates and he pitched well. Sampson pitched five innings, giving up three runs on three hits while striking out six. But, he suffered the loss as he received no run support and the Reds lost by a score of 3-0.