"A lot of guys had good at-bats. It was easy to go out there and compete with Rubby pitching his butt off." - Chris Owings
"I 100 percent wanted to get the last three outs. I kept the ball low, the rhythm was good and the team helped me out a lot." - Rubby De La Rosa
The Game Yesterday
De La Rosa takes shutout into 9th, D-backs beat Heston - Everybody in the Arizona dugout was rooting for Rubby De La Rosa to get his first complete game. They were no less disappointed when Daniel Hudson preserved the victory.
Other Diamondbacks News
Preview: Diamondbacks at Angels - Albert Pujols has been inflicting damage on opposing pitchers of late and looks to continue the trend when the Los Angeles Angels host the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday. Pujols drove in the lone run in Sunday's 8-1 loss to Oakland, giving him 17 RBIs over his last 16 games.
Hale picks up Peralta after baserunning gaffe - Anyone who has been around the D-backs for any length of time knows that outfielder David Peralta prides himself on his work ethic, and former manager Kirk Gibson used to marvel at how anytime he saw Peralta in the clubhouse, he was always sweating.
D-backs' young Ray opposes Angels vet Weaver - Two pitchers with contrasting levels of experience, D-backs left-hander Robbie Ray and Angels right-hander Jered Weaver, will pitch Monday night in the opener of a two-game series at Angel Stadium.
Diamondbacks' Paul Goldschmidt lets his bat do the talking - After batting practice before a recent game in St. Louis, Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt was picking up balls from the infield when he spotted a small boy, maybe 3 or 4 years old, watching him intently. The boy didn't yell for the ball or beg for an autograph. But when one ball rolled onto the dirt warning track between home plate and third base, Goldschmidt walked over and handed it to the boy. The kid beamed.