Rangers vs. Diamondbacks: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch
Andrew Heaney will take the mound for the Texas Rangers (18-11) when they host starting pitcher Brandon Pfaadt and the Arizona Diamondbacks (16-14) on Wednesday, with first pitch at 2:05 PM ET and the Rangers going for a series sweep.
Keep reading to see how to watch the Texas-Arizona matchup in the article below.
When is Rangers vs. Diamondbacks and when does it start?
This game between the Rangers and Diamondbacks is set to start on Wednesday, May 3, 2023. You should expect the opening pitch at 2:05 PM ET.
Where to watch Rangers vs. Diamondbacks
The Rangers and Diamondbacks will hit the field at Globe Life Field for this matchup on May 3, and if you would like to catch the matchup live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!
What channel is the game on?
You can catch this game live on BSSW.
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Rangers vs. Diamondbacks Game Preview
The Rangers defeated the Diamondbacks 6-4 yesterday, with Brock Burke getting the win (1.1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 K) and Ezequiel Duran leading the way offensively (going 3-for-4 with a double, a home run and two RBI). Scott McGough (1.0 IP, 2 R, 2 H, 1 K) took the loss for the Diamondbacks.
Rangers Stats, Odds & Insights
The Rangers have gone 11-7 in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 61.1% of those games).
Texas is eighth-best in baseball with 39 total home runs.
The Rangers rank sixth in baseball, slugging .444.
Texas has a 3.45 team ERA that ranks sixth across all MLB pitching staffs.
The Rangers have the third-lowest WHIP in baseball (1.160).
Diamondbacks Stats, Odds & Insights
The Diamondbacks have won 11, or 50%, of the 22 games they’ve played as underdogs this season.
Arizona has hit 27 homers this season, which ranks 22nd in the majors.
The Diamondbacks rank 11th in the majors with a .424 team slugging percentage.
Arizona has pitched to a 4.88 ERA this season, which ranks 23rd in baseball.
The Diamondbacks have a combined WHIP of 1.363 as a pitching staff, which ranks 22nd in MLB.
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Rangers Key Players to Watch
Heaney gets the start for the Rangers, his sixth of the season. He is 2-2 with a 4.38 ERA and 26 strikeouts in 24 2/3 innings pitched.
In his last time out on Friday, the lefty tossed six innings against the New York Yankees, allowing three earned runs while surrendering four hits.
In five games this season, the 31-year-old has an ERA of 4.38, with 9.5 strikeouts per nine innings. Opponents are hitting .222 against him.
Marcus Semien has been key for Texas with 32 hits, an OBP of .359 plus a slugging percentage of .470.
Adolis Garcia leads Texas in home runs (eight) and runs batted in (30) this season while batting .259.
Jonah Heim is batting .296 to lead Texas, while adding five homers and 22 runs batted in this season.
Diamondbacks Key Players to Watch
The Diamondbacks will send Pfaadt to the mound for his first start this season.
The right-hander will make his MLB debut at the age of 24.
Corbin Carroll has a team-high batting average of .320.
Ketel Marte is batting .265 with seven doubles, two triples, four home runs and five walks.
Christian Walker has a team-high five home runs and 20 runs batted in.
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