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Patrick Corbin's first start since 2013 was a solid one as the D'backs defeated the Rockies 7-3.

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"He can handle pitchers. He can catch and throw just fine, so we're not worried about that part of the game. The offensive part's going to take some time for him."

- Chip Hale on Oscar Hernandez

Daily D'backs

Corbin marks comeback with 1st win since '13

Patrick Corbin tossed five solid innings to earn the win in his first start since Sept. 27, 2013 as the D-backs beat the Rockies, 7-3, on Saturday night in front of a sellout crowd at Chase Field.

Patrick Corbin offers steady performance - Arizona Sports 620

If you're the Arizona Diamondbacks and starting pitcher Patrick Corbin, Saturday night's return to the mound was exactly the kind of thing you were looking for. No resounding conclusions will be drawn, but a steady, controlled effort can only build confidence as the All-Star break approaches.

Diamondbacks beef up their options at catcher -

After starting the season with three catchers, the depth at that position has fluctuated for the Diamondbacks. And now that they've beefed up their options, with three back in the mix, they plan to keep all hands on deck for the time being.

The Most Underrated Part of Paul Goldschmidt's Game May Be His Greatest Strength -

More specifically, he walked for his 306th time as a member of the Diamondbacks, tying his former teammate Justin Upton for fifth-most in franchise history. Barring injury, he’ll surpass Miguel Montero and Steve Finley on that list this season, too. Goldschmidt’s batting eye is rarely raved about, but it should be.

The Arizona Diamondbacks deserve a winner on the field -

De La Rosas duel again in Rox-D-backs finale - game preview

The D-backs and Rockies made history last week when they each started a pitcher with the surname De La Rosa, the first time that had happened in the Major Leagues. It'll happen again in Sunday's series finale when D-backs right-hander Rubby De La Rosa takes on Rockies left-hander Jorge De La Rosa.

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Carlos Gomez leaves outfield note, gum for Cincinnati's Billy Hamilton - Arizona Sports 620

Avisail Garcia robs Chris Davis of a game-tying home run in the ninth inning -

Trevor Bauer Imitates Three Teammates' Batting Stances In One At-Bat -