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7/23/2014 | D-backs gain Draft pick in Competitive Balance Lottery

The D-backs on Wednesday gained an extra pick following the second round of the 2015 First-Year Player Draft via baseball's Competitive Balance Lottery. The D-backs wound up with the sixth and final pick of the Competitive Balance Round B picks

7/23/2014 | Ziegler bruised after being struck with comebacker

D-backs reliever Brad Ziegler stopped short of saying he felt good, but the bruised right-hander was thankful he was not more seriously injured when he was struck in the ribs by a line drive Tuesday night.

7/23/2014 | Gibson: 'Taste' of big leagues would help Bradley

D-backs manager Kirk Gibson said a taste of the big leagues at some point this year would help top prospect Archie Bradley in 2015, but that it's too soon to say when, or if, that will happen.

7/23/2014 | Miley squares off vs. Phils eyeing fourth straight win

Wade Miley will be looking to continue his stellar July when he takes the mound Friday in the D-backs' series opener against the Phillies at Citizen Bank Park. Philadelphia will counter with Kyle Kendrick, who has won just one time in his past six starts.

7/23/2014 | D-backs can't overcome Cahill's laborious outing

An error by second baseman Aaron Hill didn't help, but regardless, it would be impossible to call Trevor Cahill's start Wednesday a step forward. Cahill allowed seven runs, only three of which were earned, and lasted just four innings as the Tigers beat the D-backs, 11-5.

7/23/2014 | Cahill faces Tigers looking to jump-start resurgence

Trevor Cahill will make his second start since a Minor League stint on Wednesday afternoon for the D-backs in the series rubber match against the visiting Tigers, who will counter with Anibal Sanchez. The veteran tossed a no-hitter vs. Arizona in 2006.

7/22/2014 | 'True big leaguer' Goldy wins Heart and Hustle Award

Paul Goldschmidt was named the D-backs' recipient of the annual Heart and Hustle Award from the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association. He is one of 30 winners, which were announced on Tuesday

7/22/2014 | La Russa had guts to chase Hall of Fame glory

If Tony La Russa ever had a motto, it's "no guts, no glory," which describes his managing career in a nutshell. They are words to live by and an apt inscription for his Hall of Fame plaque.

7/22/2014 | Montero's heroics leave D-backs atop seesaw affair

David Peralta tied a D-backs club record with two triples Tuesday night. Both were a key to Arizona's 5-4 victory over the American League Central-leading Tigers, but it was Miguel Montero's two-run, two-out bases loaded single in the eighth that proved decisive.

7/22/2014 | D-backs send Ross back to DL with left calf strain

D-backs right fielder Cody Ross is back on the 15-day disabled list, this time because of a left calf strain. He was replaced on the roster prior to Tuesday night's game against the Tigers by Alfredo Marte.

7/22/2014 | Garagiola's life full of achievements and giving

Joe Garagiola's wonderful life has been one of humor and giving, of dignity, integrity and grace. Baseball has been a constant -- his enduring love. Yet that's just part of the story. Rather than curse the darkness, he has lit candles, hundreds of them.

7/21/2014 | D-backs, Tigers garner no help from pair of reviews

The Tigers and D-backs each came up on the wrong end of reviews in the seventh inning of Detroit's 4-3 victory at Chase Field on Monday.

7/21/2014 | Top prospect Blair shines in Double-A debut

Right-hander Aaron Blair, the D-backs' No. 3 prospect, threw 6 2/3 scoreless innings Monday in his debut with Double-A Mobile, as the BayBears defeated Pensacola, 6-3.

7/21/2014 | In-demand Ziegler keeps tabs on trade talks

Some players try to tune out trade rumors that involve them, but D-backs reliever Brad Ziegler takes a different approach. Ziegler is active on Twitter for his Pastime for Patriots charity and the like, keeping him abreast on the latest rumors.

7/21/2014 | Former D-back Scherzer returns to Chase Field

Despite being traded in the three-team deal that sent Curtis Granderson to the Yankees, Max Scherzer doesn't hold any grudges toward the D-backs. Since he was dealt to the Tigers, he has blossomed from a prospect into a bona fide Major League ace.

7/21/2014 | Gibson maintains rooting interest in Tigers

D-backs manager Kirk Gibson still considers himself a Tigers fan. Except, of course, for this week when his team plays host to them. Gibson, a Michigan native, was drafted by the Tigers and played for them from 1979-1987 and from 1993-95.

7/21/2014 | Well-rested Anderson squares off against Tigers

Chase Anderson will take the mound for the first time in two weeks on Tuesday as the D-backs look to even the series with the Tigers in the second game of the Interleague set. Detroit will counter with Rick Porcello eyeing a series victory.

7/21/2014 | D-backs dig out of early hole, but Tigers get last laugh

The D-backs gave Justin Verlander all he could handle, but the Tigers found a way to come away with the 4-3 win Monday night at Chase Field. The loss snapped the D-backs' three-game winning streak and they have yet to win four in row this season.

7/20/2014 | Twelve teams to receive supplemental '15 Draft picks

Major League Baseball's version of the Draft lottery doesn't attract nearly as much attention as its NBA and NHL counterparts, mostly because baseball's top picks aren't determined randomly like they are in the other sports. But for 12 big league clubs, the Competitive Balance Lottery will provide them with a valuable extra selection in 2015.

7/20/2014 | Gibson's challenge leads to vital insurance run

D-backs manager Kirk Gibson successfully challenged a call at second base in the seventh inning of Sunday's 3-2 win over the Cubs. The overturn eventually led to a run.

7/20/2014 | Ross day to day with left calf tightness

After leaving Saturday's 9-3 win against the Cubs before the third inning with tightness in his left calf, outfielder Cody Ross said he doesn't think the injury will keep him out long.

7/20/2014 | D-backs wary of overworking Trumbo after DL stint

Mark Trumbo played only seven games during his Minor League rehab stint while he worked to return from a stress fracture in his left foot, so manager Kirk Gibson is trying to ease him into the lineup now that he is back in the big leagues.

7/20/2014 | Gibson tired of injury-forced callups

If manager Kirk Gibson doesn't have to see another Minor Leaguer make his D-backs debut for a little while, he won't mind too much. The skipper would rather the club get healthier.

7/20/2014 | Collmenter, Peralta propel D-backs to sweep of Cubs

The D-backs squeaked out a 3-2 victory in a pitchers' duel to sweep the Cubs at Chase Field on Sunday, notching their third straight come-from-behind win. David Peralta led the way with two RBIs to support Josh Collmenter, who tossed seven strong innings.

7/20/2014 | Tigers looking for more road success in Arizona

Despite dropping three of four to Cleveland over the weekend, the Tigers still hold a 5 1/2-game lead in the American League Central, and they'll look to add to the win column beginning Monday, when they visit Arizona for a three-game set with the D-backs.

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