Robbie Ray and Zac Gallen are both rested enough to start the game. Given that all three of Andrew Chafin, Will Smith, and Archie Bradley pitched in the season clincher, the Diamondbacks decided to have Zac Gallen start this game. Over the course of the season, both Gallen and Ray averaged just a bit over six innings of work.
It’s hard to sit here, two days after the season, in an empty baseball stadium. It is not an ideal day for anybody in this job, or in our organization. Worse, it’s becoming a habit for Hazen and his organization.
The Arizona Diamondbacks season came to an end sooner than many had thought this season. While the team went to work in the offseason, adding ace Madison Bumgarner and other pieces to the lineup, injuries and missed opportunities summed up the team’s abbreviated 2020 season. With their season over and done with, here’s a final look at the D-backs’ year: Missing The Mark The D-backs’ pitching staff won 25 of its 60 games this season, 25th in MLB.