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The Dodgers turn to Zack Greinke to get back on track in Arizona

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After suffering their worst loss of the season, the Dodgers look to bounce back when they visit the Diamondbacks in the opener of a three-game series. The Dodgers have won seven of the eight meetings against the Diamondbacks this season, outscoring them 46-28 but they were on the wrong end of an offensive explosion on Wednesday as the Marlins cruised to a 13-3 victory.

The Diamondbacks fell to 4-15 at Chase Field after suffering a 5-1 setback to the Nationals on Wednesday. Aaron Hill, who homered in the fourth inning as part of his 6-for-12 series, helped the Diamondbacks to their lone victory against the Dodgers with a two-run single in the 12th inning of a 4-2 triumph on April 18.

According to the MLB Lines at OddsBay, the Dodgers are at -138, the Diamondbacks are at +128 and the total is set at 8½ at most sportsbooks.

Pitching Matchup:

Zack Greinke (6-1, 2.38 ERA) vs. Wade Miley (3-3, 4.82 ERA)

Zack Greinke rebounded from a rain-shortened loss to give up two runs on six hits over seven innings in a 6-2 victory against the Giants on Saturday. Greinke struck out eight batters (his fifth outing of eight or more this season with two such performances coming in back-to-back starts against the Diamondbacks). He gave up one run in each of those two outings, picking up the win on April 12 while settling for a no-decision six days later.

Wade Miley recorded his first win since April 6 after tossing seven strong frames in a 4-3 triumph over the White Sox on Saturday. The only damage he allowed was a two-run home run, but he did not walk a batter for the first time this season. Miley suffered the loss in each of his first two meetings with the Dodgers before settling for a no-decision against them after yielding just a solo home run and matching a season-high with eight strikeouts on April 18.

Los Angeles Dodgers (22-20) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (16-27)

9:40 PM ET, May 16

Chase Field

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