Diamondbacks vs. Nationals: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch

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Diamondbacks vs. Nationals: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch


On Saturday, Christian Walker and the Arizona Diamondbacks (18-14) take on Luis Garcia and the Washington Nationals (13-19), with first pitch scheduled for 8:10 PM ET at Chase Field.

Keep reading to find out all the details on how to watch Arizona square off against Washington live.

When is Diamondbacks vs. Nationals and when does it start?

This game between the Diamondbacks and Nationals is set to start on Saturday, May 6, 2023. You should expect the opening pitch at 8:10 PM ET.

Where to watch Diamondbacks vs. Nationals

The Diamondbacks and Nationals will take to the field at Chase Field for this matchup on May 6, and if you want 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 BSAZ.

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Diamondbacks vs. Nationals Game Preview

Merrill Kelly (7.0 IP, 1 R, 4 H, 10 K) picked up the win in the Diamondbacks’ 3-1 victory over the Nationals yesterday. Corbin Carroll led the way offensively, going 1-for-3 with a home run and an RBI. Josiah Gray (5.0 IP, 3 R, 7 H, 6 K) was handed the loss for the Nationals.

Diamondbacks Stats, Odds & Insights

The Diamondbacks have won six of the nine games they were favored on the moneyline this season (66.7%).

Arizona ranks 22nd in MLB with 32 total home runs.

The Diamondbacks rank eighth in baseball, slugging .430.

Arizona’s 4.82 team ERA ranks 24th among all MLB pitching staffs.

Pitchers for the Diamondbacks combine for the 21st-ranked WHIP in baseball (1.346).

Nationals Stats, Odds & Insights

This season, the Nationals have been the underdog 32 times and won 13, or 40.6%, of those games.

Washington ranks 29th in Major League Baseball with just 19 home runs as a team.

The Nationals rank 29th in MLB with a team slugging percentage of just .349 this season.

Washington pitchers have a combined ERA of 4.29 ERA this year, which ranks 15th in MLB.

The Nationals have a combined WHIP of 1.377 as a pitching staff, which ranks 23rd in MLB.

Diamondbacks Starter Recent Performance: Tommy Henry

Opponent Date IP H R ER K BB
at Rockies Apr. 29 5.1 7 4 4 3 1
vs. Royals Apr. 24 4.1 4 3 3 1 4

Nationals Starter Recent Performance: MacKenzie Gore

Opponent Date IP H R ER K BB
vs. Cubs May. 1 4.0 7 4 4 4 2
at Mets Apr. 26 6.0 4 1 1 10 2
vs. Orioles Apr. 19 6.0 3 3 3 7 4
at Angels Apr. 12 3.2 4 2 2 6 4
at Rockies Apr. 7 6.0 5 2 2 6 2

Diamondbacks Key Players to Watch

Tommy Henry (1-0) gets the start for the Diamondbacks, his third of the season.

His last time out came on Sunday against the Colorado Rockies, when the left-hander threw 5 1/3 innings, surrendering four earned runs while giving up seven hits.

Over his two appearances this season, opposing hitters have a collective batting average of .289 against him. He has a 6.52 ERA and averages 3.7 strikeouts per nine innings.

Walker leads Arizona in home runs with seven and runs batted in with 25.

Carroll leads Arizona in batting with a .324 average while slugging five homers and driving in 10 runs.

Ketel Marte has 28 hits this season and a slash line of .262/.322/.505.

Nationals Key Players to Watch

The Nationals’ MacKenzie Gore (3-2) will make his seventh start of the season.

The left-hander last pitched on Monday, when he gave up four earned runs and allowed seven hits in four innings against the Chicago Cubs.

The 24-year-old has pitched in six games this season with an ERA of 3.77 and 11.3 strikeouts per nine innings, with an opponent batting average of .228.

Garcia has a team-best 15 runs batted in.

Victor Robles’ .292 batting average is a team-high mark.

Alex Call has three doubles, three home runs and 15 walks while hitting .221.

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Author: Sam Russell

Sam hails from Grandville, Michigan. He has a rich sports background, including playing baseball at Central Michigan before covering high school sports and working with the Orlando Magic. He earned his degree from Central Michigan University and was a member of the 2010 MAC Championship baseball team. Sam grew his knowledge of sports betting while working with Betsperts in various areas such as writing, social media, betting research, and business development. He's a big fan of the NBA, NFL, and MLB, highly interested in data and statistics.