Scouting Report on todays starters from MLB.com
Carlos Zambrano – Zambrano is coming off a win over the Cardinals, his second this season. In the game, he gave up two runs, five hits, three walks and struck out five. Since June 6, the animated right-hander is 8-2 with a 1.56 ERA, serving up 12 earned runs over 69 1/3 innings while striking out 71. He leads the NL in wins, and is moving up the ranks in strikeouts.
Matt Belisle – Belisle remains winless since May 29 after his most recent start, a 5-3 loss against the Brewers on Tuesday night in Cincinnati. The right-hander was removed after giving up four earned runs on six hits with two walks and three strikeouts over 3 2/3 innings. In his past 10 starts, Belisle has given up an average of 3.7 earned runs and 7.4 hits in under six innings of work. In six of his past 10 starts, he’s settled for a no-decision.
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