Nationals vs. Diamondbacks Probable Starting Pitchers Today – June 18

Lane Thomas carries a 10-game hitting streak into the Washington Nationals‘ (35-36) game versus the Arizona Diamondbacks (35-37) at 6:45 PM ET on Tuesday, at Nationals Park.

This contest’s pitching matchup is set, as the Nationals will send Jake Irvin (5-5) to the mound, while Slade Cecconi (1-5) will answer the bell for the Diamondbacks.

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Nationals vs. Diamondbacks Pitcher Matchup Info

  • Date: Tuesday, June 18, 2024
  • Time: 6:45 PM ET
  • TV: MASN2
  • Location: Washington D.C.
  • Venue: Nationals Park
  • Live Stream: Fubo
  • Probable Pitchers: Irvin – WSH (5-5, 3.00 ERA) vs Cecconi – ARI (1-5, 6.70 ERA)

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Nationals Probable Starting Pitcher Today: Jake Irvin

  • The Nationals will send Irvin (5-5) to the mound for his 15th start this season.
  • The right-hander gave up one earned run and allowed six hits in six innings pitched against the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday.
  • The 27-year-old has an ERA of 3.00, a 4.6 strikeout-to-walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.037 in 14 games this season.
  • He’s looking to extend his five-game quality start streak.
  • Irvin has nine starts in a row of five innings or more.
  • He has finished four appearances without allowing an earned run in 14 chances this season.
  • Among qualified major league pitchers this season, the 27-year-old’s 3.00 ERA ranks 18th, 1.037 WHIP ranks 18th, and 7.7 K/9 ranks 54th.

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Diamondbacks Probable Starting Pitcher Tonight: Slade Cecconi

  • Cecconi (1-5) takes the mound first for the Diamondbacks in his ninth start of the season. He’s put together a 6.70 ERA in 44 1/3 innings pitched, with 33 strikeouts.
  • In his most recent outing on Thursday against the Los Angeles Angels, the right-hander went three innings, giving up seven earned runs while surrendering 10 hits.
  • The 24-year-old has an ERA of 6.70, with 6.7 strikeouts per nine innings in nine games this season. Opposing batters have a .276 batting average against him.
  • Cecconi heads into this matchup with two quality starts under his belt this year.
  • Cecconi heads into the matchup with five outings of five or more innings pitched this year.
  • So far during the 2024 campaign he has allowed at least one earned run in each of his outings.

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