Spring Training Game #16: Gameday Thread

Patrick Corbin makes his penultimate start of spring this evening, in a rare night game at Salt River Fields.

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James Paxton
LHP, 0-0, 0.00
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Patrick Corbin
LHP, 0-1, 4.50

Diamondbacks line-up

  1. A.J. Pollock, CF
  2. Aaron Hill, 2B
  3. Paul Goldschmidt, DH
  4. Martin Prado, 3B
  5. Eric Chavez, 1B
  6. Mark Trumbo, LF
  7. Miguel Montero, C
  8. Gerardo Parra, RF
  9. Cliff Pennington, SS
    + Corbin

I'm not sure why they don't do more of these during the Cactus League. I would have thought people would be more inclined to go to a game after work, and you are also out of the heat of the afternoon, which even at this time of the year (as we found on Sunday) can be more than a little intense. But this is very much a rarity, just as is the case with the Arizona Fall League. I can kinda understand it there, since the cost of lighting the park would probably barely be offset by the gate income. But I'd have thought a full house would justify it. Be curious to see if there's any difference in attendance between day and night contests.

Tonight's line-up is interesting, as we face a left-hander - just as we'll be doing in about 12 days at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Obviously, there won't be a DH on that day, with Goldschmidt taking that role, but otherwise, one wonders how close the line-up tonight will be to what we say on Opening Day.

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