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Melvin going with Webb, Davis, Hernandez, Owings in NLDS

PHOENIX -- Arizona manager Bob Melvin will stick with the
same rotation in the NL Championship Series that he used -- or
planned to use -- in the Diamondbacks' division series against the
Chicago Cubs.

After ace Brandon Webb goes in Game 1 against Colorado on
Thursday night, Arizona will start lefty Doug Davis in Game 2
Friday.

Right-hander Livan Hernandez will be the Game 3 starter on
Sunday night, followed by rookie right-hander Micah Owings in Game
4 on Monday.

Owings did not pitch in the division series because Arizona
swept in three games. He pitched in an instructional league game in
Tucson on Tuesday.

Melvin said he is not inclined to use Webb on three days' rest
for Game 4. That would give his best pitcher an extra day off
before Game 5 on Oct. 17 in Denver.