The Arizona Diamondbacks began a three-game home series against the Phillies. The series will include two evening games and a Wednesday matinee. Return here for live updates, news and scores throughout the series.


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Philadelphia Phillies

Phillies update: The first-place Phillies took a four-game win streak into their Sunday afternoon finale against the Miami Marlins, whom they were looking to sweep in a four-game series. They are 21-12 since June 27, going from 2 1/2 games back in the NL East to atop the division. The Phillies’ rotation has been strong, ranking fourth in the NL with a 3.76 ERA. RHP Aaron Nola, whom the Diamondbacks will miss this weekend, is a Cy Young Award candidate; he has a 2.35 ERA in 142 innings, with 38 walks and 142 strikeouts. LF Rhys Hoskins is having an impressive year, with a .267/.378/.523 line and 22 homers. CF Odubel Herrera has a career-high 19 homers. RF Nick Williams is hitting .317/.389/.525 since the start of July. The Phillies acquired C Wilson Ramos in a deal with the Tampa Bay Rays prior to the deadline but he has yet to play due to a hamstring issue. He is expected to return from the DL sometime this month.

Phillies at Diamondbacks

When: 6:40 p.m.

Where: Chase Field (Roof hotline: 602-462-6262).

Pitchers: Diamondbacks RHP Zack Godley (12-6, 4.46) vs. Phillies RHP Jake Arrieta (9-6, 3.32).

TV/Radio: FSAZ/KMVP-FM (98.7), KHOV-FM (105.1).

Godley was dominant against the Rangers on Tuesday, giving up just two hits and one walk in seven scoreless innings, striking out a season-high 10. … Godley had a somewhat uneven July, posting a 4.15 ERA, logging three quality starts out of six. … Godley hasn’t faced the Phillies since last year, when he gave up one run in 5 2/3 innings in a June start. … Arrieta is having a solid first season with the Phillies and is coming off a particularly strong July, in which he posted a 2.80 ERA in six starts, all of which were games the Phillies won. … He threw very well against the Red Sox in his most recent start, allowing just one run in seven innings with no walks and seven strikeouts. … He gave up three runs (one earned) in seven innings in a win over the Diamondbacks on April 25.

Coming up

Tuesday: At Chase Field, 6:40 p.m., Diamondbacks RHP Zack Greinke (12-6, 2.96) vs. Phillies RHP Nick Pivetta (6-9, 4.75).

Wednesday: At Chase Field, 12:40 p.m., Diamondbacks LHP Patrick Corbin (8-4, 3.31) vs. Phillies RHP Vince Velasquez (8-8, 3.80).

Thursday: Off.

Friday: At Cincinnati, 4:10 p.m., Diamondbacks RHP Clay Buchholz (5-1, 2.68) vs. Reds RHP Anthony DeSclafani (5-3, 4.98).