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Carlos Gomez makes his #Astros debut in CF tonight against the Diamondbacks. First pitch at Minute Maid Park at 7:10 live on ROOT SPORTS, MLB.TV and SportsTalk 790. The roof is closed.

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Bowden: Best remaining options

The Arizona Diamondbacks are the favorite to land Aroldis Chapman. GM Dave Stewart has said he's already offered up one of Arizona's best prospects. Potential fits (Insider)

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Your first place #Astros have the best home record in the American League and just swept the Angels. The Diamondbacks come to Minute Maid Park for a big three-game interleague series this weekend. It's your last chance to see the team before a long road trip. ?? Astros.com/Tickets. #HTownPride

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Marlins' Hill to fans: Team's core still intact

Ace right-hander Jose Fernandez is unbeaten and perhaps stronger than ever after recovering from elbow surgery. Giancarlo Stanton remains one of baseball's top power hitters. Dee Gordon is among

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Our next #KeuchelsKorner is this Saturday! Be there on August 1 to cheer on our bearded ace against the Dbacks. game ticket, exclusive shirt and beard for $35 => Astros.com/KeuchelsKorner. #GoBeardOrGoHome

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Ziegler, Melancon potentially in trouble

Brad Ziegler has not solidified his role as the Diamondbacks' closer. Neither has the Pirates' Mark Melancon, who has seen his velocity drop. Fantasy: Closers in trouble (Insider)

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Castillo lifts D-backs to 5th win in a row

Welington Castillo homered twice to left field, Patrick Corbin allowed one run over six innings, and the Diamondbacks took the three-game series against the Mariners in Seattle. Box score

Diamondbacks crush King Felix

Felix Hernandez gave up 12 hits and 7 runs through 6 2/3 innings as the D-backs lead the M's 7-1. Welington Castillo has hit 2 HRs as Arizona looks to win its fifth straight. Follow live

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D-backs put RHP Delgado on DL, recall RHP Reed

The Arizona Diamondbacks placed right-hander Randall Delgado on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained right ankle and recalled right-hander Addison Reed from Triple-A Reno.

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Diamondbacks show interest in Chapman

Arizona has talked with Cincinnati about acquiring LHP Aroldis Chapman, according to multiple reports. Since 2012, the closer has a 1.95 ERA with 414 K's in 231 innings. His fastball averages 99.6 mph.

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D-backs take first two at Safeco in 8-4 win

David Peralta went 3-for-3 (2 RBIs) and scored a run to help back a strong outing from Zack Godley (6 IP, 3 ER) and send the Diamondbacks to their fourth straight win in Seattle.

Zunino HR sets season marks

Mike Zunino's solo blast in the third inning was measured at 454 feet and ranks as the longest homer by a Mariners player and the longest at Safeco Field this season. Follow live

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Arizona No. 1 pick hit in face by fastball

On his first day, no less. Dansby Swanson suffered a mild concussion and collected 14 stitches on his mouth. Farm director Mike Bell said Swanson had a good sense of humor about it: "He got up and said, 'That's a pretty good first day, huh?' "

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Phillies: Last chance for Cole Hamels

Teams have until Wednesday to send Philadelphia their "best" offers, according to ESPN's Jayson Stark. The Phillies are still undecided on if they will trade the lefty, sources told Stark. Phils spoke to 8 teams

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Sources: Phillies want Hamels offers by Wed.

The Philadelphia Phillies have told several teams that are in on Cole Hamels that they'd like to get their "best" offers by Wednesday, sources told ESPN.com.

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Memorable 1st day for MLB's No. 1 pick

The D-backs' top pick Dansby Swanson took a fastball in the face last week. He needed 14 stitches and suffered a mild concussion. "He got up and said, 'That's a pretty good first day, huh?'" said farm director Mike Bell.

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Goldschmidt powers D-backs early

Arizona has a 3-0 lead over the Mariners in the second inning, thanks to homers from Paul Goldschmidt and Welington Castillo. Follow live

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J.C. Ramirez headed to Seattle

The Diamondbacks traded the RHP to the Mariners for cash or future considerations. Ramirez has a 4.11 ERA this season in 15.1 innings of relief.

Diamondbacks headed downward

Arizona had a strong week of pitching from its rotation, but that couldn't stop the D-backs from taking a tumble in this week's rankings. MLB Power Rankings

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs4427th
Batting Average.2626th
On Base Percentage.3247th
Slugging Percentage.40312th
Earned Run Average4.0323rd
Quality Starts4524th
WHIP1.3021st
BAA.25720th

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