Found June 29, 2013 on Fox Sports Arizona:
Ian Kennedy hasn't taken the mound in nearly two weeks after serving a suspension. Facing the Braves in his first start back could prove helpful considering his history in the series. His counterpart, Tim Hudson, is focused on ending the longest winless streak of his career. Kennedy gets the nod for the Diamondbacks on Saturday in Atlanta as Hudson seeks his first win in nearly eight weeks. Kennedy (3-4, 5.21 ERA) was dealt a 10-game suspension after hitting Yasiel Puig and Zack Greinke on June 11 at Dodger Stadium. The ball off Greinke's helmet lead to a bench-clearing scuffle and ultimately five other individual suspensions, though Kennedy's was the most severe. He dropped his appeal after giving up one run and four hits over six-plus innings in a 4-1 loss to the Padres on June 16, though he did not get a decision. The right-hander disagreed with the severity of the punishment but felt dropping the appeal would lessen the distraction. "I kept on getting quest...

Eaton’s journey back progressing well

Adam Eaton, once slated as the Diamondbacks starting centerfielder, may finally be close to returning to the team… again. Wednesday, Eaton returned to game action for the first time since the setback he suffered with his injured elbow.

D-backs activate Putz from DL; Spruill optioned

The Diamondbacks activated closer J.J. Putz from the 15-day disabled list Saturday, a move that was expected with Putz having made several rehab appearances without a setback, and optioned pitcher Zeke Spruill to Triple-A Reno to clear a roster spot. Putz had been on the disabled list since leaving a May 7 game against the Dodgers with a right elbow strain. It was initially believed...

D-backs activate Chavez from DL, cut Hinske

After a month on the disabled list, third baseman Eric Chavez was activated Friday by the Diamondbacks, who designated veteran Eric Hinske for assignment to make room on the roster. The 35-year-old Chavez was hitting .325 with seven homers and 25 RBIs when he strained an oblique muscle while batting against the Rangers on May 30, and he had been on the disabled list since. He is...

Putz reinstated, Spruill optioned to AAA

The Diamondbacks have found an answer for fans upset with Heath Bell‘s poor performance as closer, and it comes in the form of a healthy J.J. Putz. Putz was taken off the disabled list officially Saturday morning, making him available for the day game in Atlanta.

Chavez activated from DL, Hinske DFA’ed

There have been a whirlwind of roster moves during the month of June for the Arizona Diamondbacks and it continued on Friday afternoon.

JJ Putz activated from DL by Diamondbacks

Closer J.J. Putz has been activated from the 15-day disabled list by the Arizona Diamondbacks. Sidelined since May 7 by a strained right elbow, Putz pitched four games during an injury rehabilitation assignment with Triple-A Reno. He allowed one run and four hits in two innings with four strikeouts and three walks. Putz is 2-1 with a 4.26 ERA and five saves in nine chances with...

Diamondbacks Pitcher Gets The Rare Double Butt Slap On Mound

Kirk Gibson and third baseman Martin Prado made sure that Will Harris knew that they appreciated his efforts on Friday night when the Diamondbacks took on the Braves. As Will was getting pulled in the 7th inning he fell prey to the very rare double butt slap which made for a fantastic photo. [ftw] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

Diamondbacks to activate J.J. Putz this weekend

The Arizona Diamondbacks are expected to activate reliever J.J. Putz from the disabled list this weekend, perhaps as soon as today, according to Steve Gilbert of Putz has been on the DL since May 8 while dealing with a strained elbow. It was determined that Putz wouldn’t require surgery, but it did take an extended period of time before the discomfort subsided...

Diamondbacks' Adam Eaton resumes rehab assignment

The first place Arizona Diamondbacks are once again on pace to get a nice boost soon.  Their exciting young outfielder, Adam Eaton, has been cleared to resume his rehab assignment.  Eaton suffered a setback in his rehab that required he be shut down.  He's now back in action. According to Jack Magruder of Fox Sports Arizona, Eaton was cleared to return to playing minor...

Diamondbacks 3, Nationals 2(11)

Didi Gregorius drove in the go-ahead run with a bunt single in the 11th inning and Aaron Hill homered as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Washington Nationals 3-2 Thursday night to salvage the finale of a three-game series. Miguel Montero led off the 11th with a ground-rule double off Craig Stammen (4-3). A.J. Pollock ran for Montero and Cody Ross bunted him to third. After Jason...

D-Backs get shutout for first time in 2013 in loss to Braves

The Diamondbacks 78-game streak of scoring at least one run came to end on Friday in Atlanta as the Braves got a 3-0 victory in the first game of a three-game series.

D-backs pull out win in 11th, avoid sweep by Nats

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Didi Gregorius drove in the go-ahead run with a bunt single in the 11th inning and Aaron Hill homered as the Diamondbacks beat the Nationals 3-2 Thursday night to salvage the finale of a three-game series. Miguel Montero led off the 11th with a ground-rule double off Craig Stammen (4-3). A.J. Pollock then pinch-ran for Montero and was bunted to third by Cody Ross...

Diamondbacks win another in extras to prevent sweep

The team with the biggest flair for the dramatic in the majors has done it again, winning 3-2 in 11 innings Thursday in Washington. Aaron Hill homered as Patrick Corbin was denied his 10th win yet again. 

Big inning dooms Diamondbacks

Up and down, up and down. The season continues to roll on. Saturday’s game was a bit of a microcosm of the Diamondbacks season in many respects. Poor starting pitching, some clutch hitting, a bullpen letdown. All that was missing was a furious comeback as the Diamondbacks fell hard to Atlanta, 11-5. 
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