SnakeBytes 4/19: So that's what winning feels like?

Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports

Arron Hill's 2 run single snapped the Diamondbacks 6 game losing streak. Cody Ross played in his first game with the D'backs since August, and looks to get Arizona back into contention.

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"One-hundred percent? It's tough to say," he said. "I'm not running as well as I was before but I don't feel any pain and I don't feel anything. "I think not only me, but the organization, the trainers, the coaches and the doctor would have thought it'd be wishful thinking to come back this quick," he said.

-Cody Ross on returning to the Dbacks

Daily D-backs

Diamondbacks stop skid with 12-inning win over Dodgers

Aaron Hill drove in two runs in the 12th inning to lead the Diamondbacks to a road victory at Dodger Stadium. TrevorCahill earned his first career save to end a six-game losing streak.

Hill's two-RBI knock in 12th picks up D-backs | MLB.com ARI Recap

Aaron Hill's two-run single in the 12th inning led the D-backs to a 4-2 win over the Dodgers on Friday night. The win snapped Arizona's six-game losing streak, and it was the D-backs' first win against the Dodgers this year, after dropping the first five they played.

Gibson: Pitching woes a matter of execution; Ross returns; worth nothing | dbacks.com: News

The primary cause of the D-backs' rough start the season can be traced to the starting rotation. The starters entered Friday's action last in the Majors with a 7.63 ERA, more than two runs higher than the 29th-ranked Twins. The D-backs activated outfielder Cody Ross from the disabled list Friday.

Cody Ross ready to get back on field for Diamondbacks

Outfielder Cody Ross admits he probably doesn't feel the same physically as he did before injuring his hip in August, but he believes he's ready to come off the disabled list and contribute.

Diamondbacks have reason(s) to believe [FOX Sports]

The D-backs understand their plight: With the worst record in the major leagues at 4-14, there is little time to waste or margin for error. The climb is steeper than the 1.2-mile hike through Echo Canyon.

D-backs to wear unique throwbacks at Wrigley Field | FOX Sports on MSN

The Kansas City Diamondbacks? The Arizona KC Feds? No, the Diamondbacks aren't moving or changing their name. But they will be wearing some unusual throwbacks on April 23 against the Cubs.

Around Baseball

Are these the new MLB hats?| Bleacher Report

With recent head injuries to players like Alex Cobb and Aroldis Chapman, the MLB has decided to create protective caps for pitchers. Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Todd Redmond showed off the new caps.

Pirates acquire Ike Davis in a trade with the Mets | HardballTalk

A trade in April? Why not! Pirates receive 1st baseman Ike Davis, while the Mets have received right-handed pitcher Zack Thornton and a player to be named later. Davis is carrying a .742 OPS as he joins the Pirates.

MLB likely to adjust several rules, including one meant to reduce home-plate collisions | FOX Sports on MSN

MLB likely to adjust rule regarding home-plate collisions. From the beginning, baseball promised that if its new rules warranted adjustments, those adjustments would be made. Two such adjustments are likely to occur, according to sources with both Major League Baseball and the players' union.

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