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Snakebytes 6/2: We’re #1

Tied with the Rockies for both the division lead and most games won in the NL.

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Diamondbacks News

Zack Greinke’s arm, Nick Ahmed’s bat help Diamondbacks beat Marlins - Greinke pitched seven innings, singled for his second hit of the year and finished a pivotal 3-6-1 double play, helping the Arizona Diamondbacks rally to snap the Miami Marlins’ four-game winning streak by beating them 3-2 Thursday.

Gregor Blanco exits Diamondbacks game with jammed left thumb - With Zack Greinke on the mound, Giancarlo Stanton lined a ball into the right-center gap that looked like it was going to be corralled by right fielder Chris Owings. But the ball evaded Owings, and Blanco was forced to change directions to scoop up the ball after backing him up in the gap.

The Diamondbacks Are Turning Back The Clock - The last time the Arizona Diamondbacks won this many games this early in a season, the team was in the midst of defending a world championship, powered by a group of talented veterans taking one of the their last shots at glory before parting ways.

D-backs option pitcher Zack Godley to add bullpen depth in Silvino Bracho - Zack Godley has done everything possible to remain in the Diamondbacks’ rotation, but Arizona optioned the right-hander to Triple-A on Thursday in order to add depth to a tiring bullpen.

Arizona pushes back Taijuan Walker's (blister) bullpen session - No word from the D-Backs on why the session was moved. However, Walker was scheduled to make his return from the disabled list on Sunday, but the change in his throwing schedule may delay his next start.

A.J. Pollock Is Still on the Mend - Former Notre Dame baseball standout and current centerfielder for the Arizona Diamondbacks A.J. Pollock has been on the disabled list for two weeks now, and it doesn’t seem like he’ll be returning anytime soon. Pollock, who is hitting .299 with 11 stolen bases this season, has been out since Mother’s Day with a groin injury.

Odds improving for success - Here in early June, the Arizona Diamondbacks are one of the surprising teams. While the Houston Astros seen to be the real eye-opener, the Diamondbacks have maintained leverage in the National League West division.

Arizona Diamondbacks, Budweiser raising money for families of veterans - Budweiser and the Arizona Diamondbacks have been hard at work raising money for Arizonans that have had a family member either killed or disabled while serving our country.

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