Events

Falling Stars

It’s not every week that the Arizona Diamondbacks play a game that matters. The D-backs don’t have a stake in the pennant race, so all they have left to play for is the pride of not being the absolute worst team in the majors. In a sense, this means the D-Backs’ season is in Bizarro World: the games against good teams don’t matter, and the games against crappy teams do.

The sorry state of the Dbacks’ season lends a bit of added importance to their upcoming series at Chase Field, 401 East Jefferson Street, against the Houston Astros. The lowly Astros are one of the only teams that may be having a worse season than Arizona -- that could change quickly if the Dbacks can’t defend their home field.

The series will kick off at 6:40pm on Monday, June 9. Tickets for the game start at $5 and are available via www.ticketmaster.com.


Mon., June 9, 6:40 p.m., 2014
KEEP PHOENIX NEW TIMES FREE... Since we started Phoenix New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Phoenix, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
Ed Kummerer