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2016 Schedule
53-74, 4th in NL West
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How do D-backs rank in intangibles?

Socrates Brito uses his speed as well as nearly any player in the major leagues, but the same can't be said about Peter O'Brien. And where does Phil Gosselin rank in terms of plate discipline? Dan Szymborski breaks it down. Ranking "intangible" tools (Insider)

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Is Goldy starting to decline?

Paul Goldschmidt's power numbers are down this season. Although he's still producing, D-backs fans might have already seen him at his peak. Inside the 'Zona

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Wednesday's longest home runs

Entering Wednesday, only two of Adonis Garcia's 10 home runs on the year eclipsed 400 feet. No. 11 passed that mark by a landslide. Manny Machado, Evan Longoria, Paul Goldschmidt and Justin Upton round out the list.

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Drury's sac-fly good enough for Diamondbacks' walk-off (0:31)
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Kemp takes out anger on poor defenseless bat (0:23)

Lineup: Diamondbacks (52-74) vs. Braves (46-80)

  • 1. Jean Segura, 2B (R)
  • 2. Michael Bourn, CF (L)
  • 3. Paul Goldschmidt, 1B (R)
  • 4. Welington Castillo, C (R)
  • 5. Jake Lamb, 3B (L)
  • 6. Chris Owings, SS (R)
  • 7. Mitch Haniger, LF (R)
  • 8. Brandon Drury, RF (R)
  • 9. Zack Greinke, RHP
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Is Zack Greinke a Hall of Famer?

Hall of Fame voters are tough on electing starting pitchers -- and the different way starters are used today doesn't exactly clear things up. With a Cy Young and 50.9 WAR to his name, could Greinke make the cut? Schoenfield: Future standards for HOF pitchers

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Drury's game of adjustments

Brandon Drury's willingness to adapt and strong work ethic could lead to better hitting in the future. In fact, he's showing some signs of growth right now. Inside the 'Zona

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Matt Buschmann: The day I got 'the call'

Longtime minor league pitcher Matt Buschmann, Buster Olney's latest guest columnist, describes the buildup and his reaction to getting the news that he's getting called up to the big leagues.

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Paul Goldschmidt at DH for Team USA?

By the time the Tokyo Olympics are here, Goldschmidt will be 32 years old and will likely still be one of the game's top hitters, David Schoenfield writes. If the best U.S. players were allowed to participate, Goldy would surely make the cut. 2020 U.S. Olympic dream team

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Is Goldy baseball's best contact hitter?

Paul Goldschmidt took home the title last year, as he makes a lot of hard contact at the plate and rarely swings and misses. Was he able to repeat in Keith Law's rankings? Best hitting/speed tools in MLB (Insider)

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Diamondbacks may call up Shelby Miller

The team is undecided on whether Miller's next start will be in the majors or minors. "He's getting guys out, going deep into games and striking a lot of guys out. It's more the Shelby of old," said manager Chip Hale. Arizona Republic

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Goldy nearing D-backs' walk-off record

Paul Goldschmidt's walk-off blast on Monday was the fourth of his career and his first since 2013. Only Chris Young has had more in Diamondbacks history, ESPN Stats & Info notes.

  • Chris Young - 5 walk-off HRs
  • Paul Goldschmidt - 4
  • Luis Gonzalez - 4

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A.J. Pollock could be back soon

Diamondbacks manager Chip Hale believes Pollock (elbow) could return from the DL this week, reports Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic. Pollock suffered the injury right before the start of the season and it was expected to be season-ending. Arizona Republic

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Yasmany Tomas goes deep in the desert

Tomas launched a 439-foot homer off Braves starter Mike Foltynewicz on Monday. The blast fell short of matching his season high at Chase Field by 20 feet, per ESPN's Home Run Tracker.

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Monday's longest home runs

A pair of D-backs crushed long homers against the Braves, as Yasmany Tomas and Paul Goldschmidt paced the competition with blasts separated by a foot. Gary Sanchez and Freddie Freeman also went deep as part of multi-homer efforts.

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Just one of those seasons for D-backs

David Schoenfield sees some of the logic in the offseason moves that Diamondbacks made. The team couldn't predict all of the disasters that have struck and may have made the mistake of trying to contend too soon by dealing for Shelby Miller. Offseason surprises and disappointments (Insider)

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Ray named NL Player of the Week

D-backs LHP Robbie Ray takes home weekly honors in the NL for the period ending Aug. 21. In two starts last week, Ray went 2-0 with a 1.50 ERA, allowing just two runs over 12.0 innings of work while leading the majors with 18 strikeouts.

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Segura enjoys productive day in loss

Against the Padres on Friday, Jean Segura had five hits and three steals. He's the second Diamondback to do that; the other was current Brewers manager Craig Counsell in 2005. The week in unusual stats

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs58412th
Batting Average.2646th
On Base Percentage.32315th
Slugging Percentage.4358th
Earned Run Average5.1730th
Quality Starts48Tied-24th
WHIP1.5130th
BAA.27729th

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