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Snakebytes 7/4: Independence Day

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DBacks News

Arizona Diamondbacks rally but fall to Giants in extra innings; Zack Greinke placed on DL - Pinch hitter Ramiro Pena doubled in a run from first base in the 11th inning and the San Francisco Giants escaped with a 5-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday to take two of three in the series.

SAN DIEGO AT ARIZONA PREVIEW - Diamondbacks third baseman Jake Lamb will enter the final week of the pre-All Star break season with a chance to share history with some of the franchise's biggest names.

Arizona Diamondbacks buy Boulder Alex Gouin's contract - The independent Can-Am League club sold Gouin’s contract to the Major League Arizona Diamondbacks Sunday.

Greinke goes 15-day disabled list with oblique strain - Zack Greinke has been placed on the disabled list for the first time in three years.

From prisoners to proposals, D-Backs' fan mail mixed bag - A decade later, former major league pitcher Brad Penny still remembers the opening line to a unique piece of fan mail

Diamondbacks catchers putting up big year at the plate - Peter O’Brien and Oscar Hernandez entered the Diamondbacks’ spring training in 2015 under the curious eye of Arizona’s front office and coaching staff.

D’Backs Notes: Ziegler, Hudson, Lopez, La Russa - It’s been a busy day for Diamondbacks news, thanks to such items as Zack Greinke hitting the 15-day disabled list, Paul Goldschmidt switching agencies and Robbie Ray generating some trade buzz. Here’s even more from the desert…

Fourth on the Fourth not what D-backs had in mind - Injuries, unexpected pitching issues and a more static outfield defense have conspired to partially negate the D-backs’ ambitious winter makeover and keep them from contention.

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