PHOENIX -- On Family Day at Chase Field on Sunday, Chris Young brought his English bulldog -- named Prince Superman Young -- into the clubhouse following another big win over the Astros.
It made for some nice symbolism. Young has brought some bulldog to the park himself recently, and he appears to be returning to the form that made him one of the most feared hitters in the National League the first 10 days of the season but has taken some time to regain after a shoulder injury put him on the disabled list for the first time in his career.
You trust that if you continue to get your work in, everything will be all right, Young said.
Youngs three-run home run in a seven-run sixth inning was the game-decider in an 8-2 victory over the Astros, giving the D-backs (47-48) a three-game sweep and pulling them within one game of .500 for the first time since the All-Star break.
Young has four doubles, two homers and six RBIs in his last seven games, numbers that could cause a shudder to t...