D-backs third baseman Jake Lamb capped off his first day in the big leagues with a late dinner with his parents and a few close friends who had made the trip to see him play. A week ago, Xavier Paul was worried about finding a Minor League job.
While he was just starting to get used to seeing his father around on a more regular basis, the phone call Xavier Paul III received was certainly cause for celebration inside his Slidell, La. home.
Jordan Pacheco was all smiles when talking about his former teammates before Friday's game, the first time he faced Colorado since the Diamondbacks picked him up off waivers in June. That smile didn't last long.
"Give us Upton back!!"