Tigers vs. Diamondbacks Probable Starting Pitchers – May 17

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The Arizona Diamondbacks (21-23) kick off a three-game series on Friday against the Detroit Tigers (21-22). The contest begins at 9:40 PM ET at Chase Field.

The probable pitchers are Tarik Skubal (5-0) for the Tigers and Ryne Nelson (2-2) for the Diamondbacks.

Tigers vs. Diamondbacks Pitcher Matchup and Game Info

  • When: Friday, May 17, 2024 at 9:40 PM ET
  • Where: Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona
  • How to Watch on TV: BSDET
  • Probable Pitchers: Skubal – DET (5-0, 2.02 ERA) vs Nelson – ARI (2-2, 5.33 ERA)
  • Tigers vs. Diamondbacks Odds

  • Tigers to win: -136
  • Diamondbacks to win: +116
  • Spread: Tigers -1.5
  • Total: 8 runs
  • Tigers vs. Diamondbacks Pitcher Performance

    Skubal Nelson
    8 GS 6
    5-0 W-L 2-2
    2.02 ERA 5.33
    49 IP 25.1
    8 BB 6
    60 SO 19

    Tigers Probable Starting Pitcher: Tarik Skubal

  • Skubal (5-0 with a 2.02 ERA and 60 strikeouts in 49 2/3 innings pitched) makes the start for the Tigers, his ninth of the season.
  • In his most recent appearance on Saturday, the left-hander tossed 6 1/3 innings against the Houston Astros, allowing two earned runs while surrendering seven hits.
  • In eight games this season, the 27-year-old has amassed a 2.02 ERA and 11 strikeouts per nine innings, while giving up a batting average of .189 to opposing batters.
  • Skubal is aiming for his sixth quality start in a row.
  • Skubal will try to continue a nine-game streak of lasting five or more innings (he’s averaging 6.1 innings per outing).
  • In three of his eight total appearances this season he has not given up an earned run.
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    Diamondbacks Probable Starting Pitcher: Ryne Nelson

  • Nelson (2-2) will take to the mound for the Diamondbacks and make his seventh start of the season.
  • The right-hander gave up three earned runs and allowed 10 hits in 4 2/3 innings pitched against the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday.
  • The 26-year-old has an ERA of 5.33 and 6.8 strikeouts per nine innings with an opponent batting average of .343 in six games this season.
  • He has earned a quality start one time in six starts this season.
  • Nelson has made three starts of five or more innings in six chances this season, and averages 4.2 frames when he pitches.
  • In six appearances this season, he has finished one without allowing an earned run.
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