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Byrnes Breaks Slump, D-Backs TopTigers

Arizona capitalizes on Guillen throwing error in seventh inning

(Newser) - Eric Byrnes lined out to left field in his first at-bat Friday night and finally felt good about his swing. Byrnes broke out of a monthlong slump with a homer and two RBIs, Dan Haren pitched seven innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat Detroit 4-3 to hand the slumping Tigers... More »

Cubs Cruise Past Diamondbacks

Lily strikes out 10 and drives in tying run

(Newser) - Ted Lilly kept his glove on his hand this time. Lilly gave up another homer to Chris Young, but instead of throwing a tantrum the left-hander led the Chicago Cubs over Arizona 3-1 today in the first meeting between the teams since the Diamondbacks' sweep in last year's playoffs. Young... More »

Pinch-Hitting Pitcher Keys Arizona Rally

Owings' 2-run homer knots game at 7; D-Backs reach 20 wins

(Newser) - Pitcher Micah Owings' pinch-hit homer tied the game in the sixth and the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied from four runs down to beat the Houston Astros 8-7 on Wednesday. Owings, 4-0 as a starter and arguably the best-hitting pitcher in the game, hit the first pitch of the game from reliever... More »

Streaking Diamondbacks Edge Dodgers 4-3

Three-game sweep of division rivals makes it six straight for Arizona

(Newser) - Eric Byrnes hit a go-ahead, two-run single in the seventh-inning off Hiroki Kuroda, and the Arizona Diamondbacks stretched their winning streak to six with a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday. Micah Owings (2-0) allowed three runs and seven hits in seven innings as the Diamondbacks... More »

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