Diamondbacks Vs. Marlins: Tyler Skaggs Starts Arizona's First Ever Double-Header

As the Arizona Diamondbacks get ready for their first ever double-header against the Miami Marlins on Wednesday at Chase Field, a pair of youngsters will be taking the mound for either squad in game one.

Arizona will send out 21-year old Tyler Skaggs, who will be making his major league debut in the opener.The left-hander began the season in Double-A before going 4-2 with a 2.91 ERA in nine starts for Triple-A Reno, giving up one earned run or fewer in seven of those outings.

Miami will send out Jacob Turner, making his Marlins debut out of Triple-A New Orleans to make his Marlins debut. He was acquired from Detroit as part of the trade for Anibal Sanchez and Omar Infante on July 23. He had an 8.03 ERA in three starts for the Tigers, but went 2-0 with a 1.98 ERA in five starts for New Orleans.

Wade LeBlanc (2-2, 2.50 ERA) faces Wade Miley (13-8, 2.96) in the nightcap.

Your Arizona Diamondbacks:

  1. Gerardo Parra RF
  2. Aaron Hill 2B
  3. Jason Kubel LF
  4. Paul Goldschmidt 1B
  5. Miguel Montero C
  6. Chris Young CF
  7. Ryan Wheeler 3B
  8. Jake Elmore SS
  9. Tyler Skaggs P
Miami Marlins Lineup:

  1. Gorkys Hernandez CF
  2. Donovan Solano 2B
  3. Jose Reyes SS
  4. Carlos Lee 1B
  5. Giancarlo Stanton RF
  6. Justin Ruggiano LF
  7. John Buck C
  8. Donnie Murphy 3B
  9. Jacob Turner P
First pitch is set for 12:40 p.m PT with coverage on Fox Sports Arizona and KTAR 620 AM. The second game begins at 5:40.

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