Matt Garza will attempt to get his first victory of the season again tonight on the road in Arizona against the Diamondbacks. Garza, who is 0-3 with a 4.11 ERA and 1.47 WHIP, is still winless after five trips to the mound so far. He'll face off against Ian Kennedy in tonight's matchup.
Garza has started two games in his career against the Diamondbacks. Over those two he is 0-2 with a 7.71 ERA and 1.71 WHIP. None of the Diamondbacks who have hit him well in the past are currently still with the team, however.
Ian Kennedy will take to the mound for Arizona, in what will also be his sixth start of the season. Kennedy is 3-1 on the year so far, with a 4.02 ERA and 1.09 WHIP. In his last two starts he's allowed one and zero earned runs. In his career against the Cubs, Kennedy is 1-1 with a 7.24 ERA and 1.17 WHIP. Kosuke Fukudome has hit him well, going 3-for-7 with two home runs.
First pitch in tonight's game will be at 7:10 P.M., CDT, and the game will be televised on CSN.