Found September 20, 2012 on Fox Sports Arizona:
PHOENIX Disruptor, OK. Nuisance, fine. Diamondbacks leadoff hitter Adam Eaton embraces any descriptor in the thorn-in-the side family. "That's a compliment to me. Being a pest. Being annoying. Being a dirt bag. Any of those is fine with me. I just try to get on base, score runs. Anything. It doesn't matter," Eaton said. Eaton reached base for the 11th time in his 12 major league games and triggered the most relevant sequence in Trevor Cahill's 6-2 victory over San Diego with his speedannoyance combination as the D-backs won their third straight game Wednesday at Chase Field. Eaton tripled in the tying run in a three-run fifth inning and scored moments later, when San Diego right-hander Edinson Volquez balked him home before throwing a pitch to Aaron Hill, the next batter. Seemingly thrown off his game, Volquez then gave up doubles to Justin Upton and Paul Goldschmidt around a hit batsman as the D-backs took a 4-2 lead. Eaton had his first triple and firs...
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