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Thank you lord for the Colorado Rockies.

Norm Hall

Daily D'backs

Diamondbacks hold on to defeat Colorado Rockies at home - azcentral.com

The Diamondbacks rebounded from a disappointing sweep at the hands of the Kansas City Royals to score a series-opening, win over the Colorado Rockies on Friday at Chase Field.

Lamb: Debut 'everything that you dream about'; Paul's 'crazy' week results in joining D-backs - dbacks.com

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.

Xavier Paul gets another shot in the big leagues, 'can't wait to help' D-backs - Arizona Sports 620

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 works against old team in new position - azcentral.com

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.

Around Baseball

Uptons go deep, set sibling home run record - mlb.com

"Give us Upton back!!"

Derek Jeter ties Honus Wagner for sixth place on all-time hit list - cbssports

Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter tied Honus Wagner for sixth place on the all-time hit list with an infield single in the first inning on Friday night. It was his 3,430th career hit.