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Arizona ace Zack Greinke left after two innings with tightness in his oblique muscle and Philadelphia rallied with two runs in the ninth inning to beat the Diamondbacks 4-3 on Tuesday night.
Diamondbacks ace Zack Greinke left his start on Tuesday against the Philadelphia Phillies because of tightness in his left oblique, and Arizona manager Chip Hale said his prognosis is uncertain.
Lineup: Diamondbacks (36-43) vs. Phillies (33-45)
- 1. Jean Segura, 2B (R)
- 2. Michael Bourn, CF (L)
- 3. Paul Goldschmidt, 1B (R)
- 4. Jake Lamb, 3B (L)
- 5. Yasmany Tomas, RF (R)
- 6. Welington Castillo, C (R)
- 7. Peter O'Brien, LF (R)
- 8. Zack Greinke, RHP
- 9. Nick Ahmed, SS (R) Daily notes
Banda to rep D-backs at Futures Game
Left-hander Anthony Banda will play for the United States team at this summer's All-Star Futures Game in San Diego. The 22-year-old ranked fifth among Keith Law's top D-backs prospects this offseason.
Vince Velasquez threw five strong innings in his return from the disabled list, and the Philadelphia Phillies opened a three-game series in Arizona with an 8-0 rout of the Diamondbacks on Monday.
No All-Star starters for D-backs?
In the NL's final ballot update, Paul Goldschmidt (No. 3 first baseman) remains the only Diamondback among the top vote-getters at his position, and he's over 1.5 million votes removed from a starting spot. Voting ends June 30.
D-backs slither up to No. 20 in rankings
It was a week of records for the Diamondbacks, including a comeback in the ninth on Friday to beat Colorado and set a new NL record for longest nine-inning game in history (4 hours, 30 minutes). Power Rankings
Mark Reynolds hit a two-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Colorado Rockies a 9-7 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday.
There's a reason they're the aces
For these four teams, their ace pitchers might as well be gold. And the drop off from their stats in comparison to all others should give you a good idea of why.
Tony Wolters hit his first major league home run and drove in four runs, helping the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 11-6 Saturday.
Friday's longest home runs
Get the tape measure out for Yasmany Tomás. The Arizona RF went yard twice during a marathon 10-9 win over Colorado. His seventh-inning swat was the longest HR on any diamond last night.
Yasmany Tomas homered twice and drove in four runs, Michael Bourn had a tiebreaking single in the ninth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied to beat the Colorado Rockies 10-9 on Friday.
Zack Greinke does his part ... on offense
Greinke didn't factor into the win on Thursday, but he did go 1-for-2 with a hit, a walk, two runs scored and a stolen base. The last pitcher to score two runs and steal a base in a game was Greg Maddux in 2004, per the Elias Sports Bureau.
Thursday's longest home runs
Jake Lamb continued his breakout season with a 446-foot blast on Thursday, his 15th homer of the year. His teammate, Socrates Brito, had a 446-foot blast of his own as well.
The Arizona Diamondbacks are not getting what they need from their ace. What is different between this year and last for Zack Greinke? We take a look.
Nick Ahmed had a two-out RBI single in the ninth inning, and the Arizona Diamondbacks recovered after blowing a late lead to beat the Colorado Rockies 7-6 on Thursday night.
Something's gotta give with Corbin
Patrick Corbin is sporting the worst ERA of his career and it may be because of the changeup experiment he's trying. He's getting killed by righties because of it and, even more so, his fastball mixture remains a bit of a mystery. Inside the 'Zona
Russell Martin hit a three-run homer and Edwin Encarnacion and Troy Tulowitzki added solo shots as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-2 on Wednesday.
Goldy hanging tough on All-Star ballot
In the NL's fourth ballot update, Paul Goldschmidt (No. 3 first baseman) remains the only Diamondbacks player among the top vote-getters at their respective positions.
Diamondbacks win in ugly fashion
The D-backs' offense produced only three hits and struck out 14 times, but Arizona was still able to come away with a 4-2 win over Toronto on Tuesday. Over the last three seasons, the only other team to win a game with three or fewer hits while striking out at least 14 times were the Mariners on May 27, 2015, the Elias Sports Bureau notes.
Yasmany Tomas and Peter O'Brien homered, Patrick Corbin threw 6 1/3 solid innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 on Tuesday night for their fifth straight win.
On Base Percentage.32811th
Earned Run Average4.6426th
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