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After getting swept by the Cardinals, the D'backs came back strong with a 7-5 win over the Brewers.

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We haven't made that decision yet. Don't forget, when Jake Lamb went down that was a blow to this team because he was one of our RBI leaders, was driving in runs, and he can play defense very well at third base. He earned that spot out of spring training, and I don't think he's been Wally Pipped. I think he is the third baseman of the future."

- Derrick Hall

Daily D'backs

D-backs go yard four times to best the Crew - dbacks.com

The D-backs hit four home runs, including shortstop Nick Ahmed's go-ahead solo shot in the eighth with two outs off reliever Jonathan Broxton for a 7-5 win over the Brewers on Friday night at Miller Park.

D-backs' four blasts knock out Brewers - Fox Sports Arizona

Nick Ahmed hit a tiebreaking solo home run in the eighth inning to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 7-5 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night.

Gosewisch to DL; veteran Salty called up - dbacks.com

It was not the news they were hoping for, or expecting, but the D-backs found out that catcher Tuffy Gosewisch likely has a tear in his the ACL of his left knee. He was placed on the 15-day disabled list prior to Friday's game with the Brewers.

Diamondbacks want Peter O'Brien to keep working at Triple-A - azcentral.com

Manager Chip Hale said he has received good reports on prospect Peter O'Brien's development with Triple-A Reno but said the club did not call on him to replace the injured Tuffy Gosewisch in large part because of a belief he needs more time behind the plate.

Hall: Jake Lamb is still third baseman of the future - Arizona Sports 620

At some point over the next week or so, third baseman Jake Lamb will be ready to return to the major leagues. That would normally be a great thing, given that the 24-year-old was hitting .414 with one home run and nine RBI before suffering a foot injury. However, in the time Lamb has been gone, Yasmany Tomás has not only filled in at third, but excelled in the process.

Diamondbacks draft: Garrett Whitley a high-risk prep star - azcentral.com

A high school center fielder out of Niskayuna, N.Y., a suburb north of Albany, Whitley has just about all the tools scouts look for in an impact position player – he is fast and strong; he has the ability to play a premium position in center field; he has the potential to hit for power — and he grades out high for his makeup, work ethic and intelligence.

Hellickson, Lohse set to battle at Miller Park - mlb.com game preview

It will be a battle of two starting pitchers seemingly headed in opposite directions Saturday when Brewers right-hander Kyle Lohse and D-backs right-hander Jeremy Hellickson square off in the second game of a three-game set at Miller Park.

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