The Arizona Diamondbacks return to MLB postseason action on Tuesday for the first time since 2017.
The D-backs will face the Brewers in the NL Wild Card Series with Arizona turning to rookie righty Brandon Pfaadt on the mound in Game 1 in his first-ever playoff game.
The 2011 National League Division Series rematch will feature squads with similar roster depth. However, the Diamondbacks have a slight edge when it comes to offense in terms of OPS. The two lineups have produced a similar number of home runs in the season -- Milwaukee with 164 to Arizona's 166.
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Here's everything you need to know about the Arizona Diamondbacks-Milwaukee Brewers Game 1 showdown:
When do the Diamondbacks and Brewers play?
The first game of the Wild Card Series between the Diamondbacks and Brewers is Tuesday at 7:08 p.m. ET at American Family Field in Milwaukee.
What is the schedule for Diamondbacks vs. Brewers?
Oct. 3 - Diamondbacks at Brewers, Game 1, 7:08 p.m. ET
Oct. 4 - Diamondbacks at Brewers, Game 2, 7:08 p.m. ET
Oct. 5 (if necessary) - Diamondbacks at Brewers, Game 3, 7:08 p.m. ET
What are the pitching matchups for Diamondbacks vs. Brewers?
It is a matchup between Pfaadt (3-9, 5.72) and Brewers RHP Corbin Burnes (10-8, 3.39) for Game 1.
For Game 2 the projected pitching matchup is between Diamondbacks RHP Zac Gallen (17-9, 3.47) vs. Brewers TBA.
Game 3, if necessary, is projected to feature RHP Merrill Kelly (12-8, 8.29) vs. Brewers TBA.
How to watch Diamondbacks vs. Brewers
The series between the Diamondbacks and Brewers will be aired on ESPN2.