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8/18/2014 | Trumbo not being moved off first base

Mark Trumbo got the starting nod in left field Monday night, but manager Kirk Gibson said it was not because of Trumbo's struggles at first base over the weekend.

8/18/2014 | Collmenter assures Gibson he's healthy

D-backs manager Kirk Gibson met with Josh Collmenter on Monday, and the right-hander will remain in the rotation while the team keeps an eye on his workload.

8/18/2014 | D-backs bring back righty reliever Harris

Will Harris is back again. The D-backs recalled the right-hander from Triple-A Reno on Monday and optioned Bradin Hagens to Reno.

8/18/2014 | Seeking eighth straight win, Nats turn to Strasburg

Coming off three straight walk-off wins and with a winning streak of seven games, the Nationals turn to Stephen Strasburg on Tuesday in D.C. Strasburg will be opposed by D-backs righty Chase Anderson.

8/18/2014 | D-backs hang tough, but fall to Nats in DC

Didi Gregorius and David Peralta hit big homers late for the D-backs, but Adam LaRoche's two-out homer in the 11th inning allowed the Nationals to walk off with a 5-4 win on Monday night at Nationals Park.

8/17/2014 | After Collmenter falters early, 'pen digs deeper hole

The Marlins scored four runs off Josh Collmenter in the opening frame as they beat the D-backs, 10-3, to take three out of four in the series at Marlins Park on Sunday.

8/17/2014 | Scoring change erases 'E' in D-backs-Marlins tilt

After further review, the decisive run scored in the Marlins' 2-1 victory over the D-backs on Saturday night is now earned.

8/17/2014 | Communication key for Harkey with influx of rookies

D-backs pitching coach Mike Harkey has had to familiarize himself with a lot of new faces this year. Entering Sunday, the D-backs have had 11 players make their big league debuts this year, including seven pitchers.

8/17/2014 | As pitchers learn Peralta, rookie learning to adjust

In the back-and-forth game between hitters and pitchers, it's David Peralta's move. The D-backs' rookie outfielder who got off to a hot start after being called up at the beginning of June, entered Sunday's action in a 2-for-27 slump, as opposing pitchers have made adjustments in the way they've worked him

8/16/2014 | Marlins seek series vs. D-backs, elusive return to .500

For Miami to have a shot at reaching .500 for the first time since July 29, Tom Koehler will have to get over the 8.00 ERA he has in two career starts against Arizona. Koehler and the Marlins wrap up a four-game set and their season series with the D-backs and Josh Collmenter on Sunday at Marlins Park.

8/16/2014 | Five errors catch up to D-backs in loss to Marlins

An ugly night on defense proved costly for the D-backs on Saturday. Arizona committed five errors, one shy of a team record, in falling to the Marlins, 2-1, at Marlins Park.

8/16/2014 | Replay confirms no violation on play at plate in Miami

D-backs manager Kirk Gibson asked for and was granted a crew-chief review of a possible violation of Rule 7.13 in the first inning of Arizona's 2-1 loss to the Marlins on Saturday night. After a one-minute, 27-second review, the ruling on the field was confirmed and there was no violation.

8/16/2014 | Skipping BP, pregame drills suits D-backs

In the dog days of August and in the midst of a 10-game road trip that has already included a rainout and a doubleheader, having back-to-back show and go days is welcomed by players. Show and go simply means that players are asked to report to the ballpark later than usual and there is no batting practice or infield drills. They just show up and go play.

8/15/2014 | Marlins' All-Star hurler returns to face D-backs

The Marlins are getting their ace back on Saturday, when Henderson Alvarez takes the mound for the first time since July 29. Alvarez, who stepped up as Miami's No. 1 starter after Jose Fernandez went down in May, has been on the disabled list with right shoulder inflammation. Alvarez's counterpart, Wade Miley, will need to cut down on the home runs if he's going to finish 2014 strong. Miley enters the game third in the league in home runs allowed.

8/15/2014 | Cahill, D-backs escape jams as homers hold up

It looked like Friday's D-backs-Marlins game was going to be an offensive show with a combined five runs in the first inning. And then ... well, nothing. Neither team pushed across a run the rest of the way as the D-backs hung on for a 3-2 win at Marlins Park.

8/15/2014 | Lamb gets rest, chance to process first week in bigs

D-backs third baseman Jake Lamb was out of the starting lineup Friday as manager Kirk Gibson wants to give the rookie a chance to process his first seven games in the big leagues.

8/15/2014 | Cubs deal former first-round pick Jackson to D-backs

The Cubs dealt 2009 first-round Draft pick Brett Jackson to the D-backs late Thursday for Minor League right-handed pitcher Blake Cooper. The clubs have not confirmed the deal.

8/14/2014 | Resurgent Cahill tries hand at Hand, Marlins

Trevor Cahill, who has been relegated to the bullpen and designated for assignment this season, has a 1.93 ERA in his last two starts, pitching seven innings each time for the D-backs. But on Friday at Marlins Park, he's going to face a pitcher who has been hot lately, as well. Marlins starter Brad Hand had a 2.28 ERA in four outings -- all quality starts -- before his most recent one.

8/14/2014 | D-backs' bullpen can't squish Fish threats late

Called up from the Minor Leagues late Wednesday night, Bradin Hagens was thrust into action in the ninth inning of a tie game with the Marlins on Thursday. While Hagens got through the ninth, Marcell Ozuna's double in the in the 10th scored Garrett Jones and allowed the Marlins to walk off with a 5-4 win at Marlins Park.

8/14/2014 | Trumbo's best fit for now is first base

Mark Trumbo might very well be back in left field for the D-backs come Opening Day 2015, but for right now, it appears he is staying put at first base. Trumbo was moved from left to first after Paul Goldschmidt was lost for the season with a broken left hand.

8/14/2014 | Hagens takes long road to first big league callup

Bradin Hagens flew on the D-backs' charter flight to get from Cleveland to Miami, but his journey to the big leagues was far longer and not nearly as luxurious. Hagens was called up from Triple-A Reno following Wednesday's doubleheader with the Indians.

8/14/2014 | Manfred to succeed Selig as next Commissioner

Rob Manfred was elected in a 30-0 vote Thursday to succeed Commissioner Bud Selig in January, becoming the 10th person to hold the industry's highest office.

8/14/2014 | Chafin shines in Major League debut

Andrew Chafin, who grew up 45 minutes west of Cleveland, threw five scoreless innings at Progressive Field in his Major League debut, giving up just three hits and striking out three.

8/14/2014 | Blair tosses six scoreless frames in suspended game

Right-hander Aaron Blair, the D-backs' No. 4 prospect, threw six scoreless innings for Double-A Mobile against Pensacola on Wednesday.

8/13/2014 | D-backs score in 12th to earn twin-bill split

The D-backs have begun a trend of letting offensive opportunities fall by the wayside. And for much of Wednesday night, their offense was stifled again, but Tuffy Gosewisch's RBI single in the 12th inning gave the team a 1-0 win, earning a split in the doubleheader with the Indians.

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