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Diamondbacks Vs. Padres: Pitching Probables, Game Schedule, TV Schedule, New Guy Starting

Pitching probables and gametime starts for the road series the Arizona Diamondbacks have against the San Diego Padres.

Apr. 6, 2012; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Arizona Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson prior to the game against the San Francisco Giants during opening day at Chase Field.  The Diamondbacks defeated the Giants 5-4. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-US PRESSWIRE
Apr. 6, 2012; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Arizona Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson prior to the game against the San Francisco Giants during opening day at Chase Field. The Diamondbacks defeated the Giants 5-4. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-US PRESSWIRE

The Arizona Diamondbacks begin the first road trip of the their season after a three-game sweep of the San Francisco Giants. They now, after an off day Monday, start off their six-game roadie with three in San Diego to face the Padres. Starting off the series on the mound will be a pitcher making his first start in the National League in Trevor Cahill.

Cahill was acquired by the D-backs along with reliever Craig Breslow, for top pitching prospect Jarrod Parker. His spring was not great, but the sinker-baller will get his first real start against a Padres team not expected to do much this season.

Here are the times and pitching matchups for the week along with times for first pitch TV/radio coverage.

Tuesday, April 10, 7:05 PM: Trevor Cahill (12-14, 4.16 in 2011) vs. Edinson Volquez (0-1, 3.60)

Wednesday, April 11, 3:35 PM: Joe Saunders (12-13, 3.69 in 2011) vs. Cory Luebke (0-1, 9.64)

Thursday, April 12, 7:05 PM: Ian Kennedy (1-0, 4.05) vs Anthony Bass (0-1, 2.25)

Radio coverage for all games will be on Arizona Sports 620.

Tuesday's and Thursday's games will be aired on FSN-AZ, but Wednesday's game will not be televised.

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