Mark Trumbo hit his third homer in the past two days and Josh Collmenter turned in another impressive outing as the Diamondbacks snapped a six-game losing streak with a 6-2 win over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night at Target Field.
(Editors note: Looks like we aren't the only team trying to find the basement)
"Sometimes you can get them to take not desperation swings, but almost frustrated swings just because they want to hit something," the Arizona left-hander said after holding the Twins to two runs and five hits in the Diamondbacks' 6-2 win Monday night.
Cross another name off the Diamondbacks' list of general-manager candidates after St. Louis Cardinals farm director Gary LaRocque took himself out of the running on Monday.
According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, the Diamondbacks plan to announce their next general manager on Thursday. Former major league pitcher and current player agent Dave Stewart is viewed as the overwhelming favorite for the job, but Dodgers assistant general manager DeJon Watson is still in the running. CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman hears that Red Sox vice president of player personnel Allard Baird is also under consideration.
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(Editors note: It's a dangerous sport people. Be careful.)