Anthony Banda talks about his MLB debut in the Diamondbacks’ loss to the Nationals.
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Torey Lovullo on the Diamondbacks’ loss to Washington.
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Manager Torey Lovullo, second baseman Brandon Drury and center fielder A.J. Pollock react to the 6-5 win.
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Right fielder J.D. Martinez was introduced at Chase Field on Friday.
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Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo talks about a 12-2 win over the Reds on Thursday in which Patrick Corbin went 7 1/3 innings.
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Diamondbacks left-hander Patrick Corbin talks about pitching against the Reds on short notice on Thursday in Cincinnati.
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Diamondbacks slugger J.D. Martinez talks about how his left hand feels after he was hit by a pitch on Wednesday night against the Reds.
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Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo talks about his team’s 4-3 loss to the Reds on Wednesday night and the hit-by-pitch on new slugger J.D. Martinez.
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Diamondbacks right-hander Zack Greinke says his location on Wednesday night wasn’t as good as it has been in previous starts.
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azcentral sports’ Greg Moore and Jay Dieffenbach talk about the Diamondbacks trade for J.D. Martinez and what it means.
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Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo talks about his team’s offensive breakout on Tuesday and about the potential impact of newly acquired slugger J.D. Martinez.
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azcentral sports’ Greg Moore and Mark Faller discuss Robbie Ray pitching for Diamondbacks and Josh Jackson’s transition to the Suns.
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azcentral sports’ Jay Dieffenbach and Doug Haller weigh in on the Diamondbacks and ASU football in our Shot Clock video.
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Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo talks about Zack Godley’s performance on Sunday in a 7-1 loss to the Atlanta Braves.
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Zack Godley turned in his first bad start of the year, giving up seven runs (six earned) in six innings against the Braves on Sunday.
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Diamondbacks left-hander Patrick Corbin threw well, but was lifted early for a pinch-hitter on Saturday night vs. the Braves.
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Diamondbacks right-hander Randall Delgado talked about a borderline pitch to Dansby Swanson that went against him, and the pitch Lane Adams hit for a bases-clearing double.
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Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo talks about his bullpen’s struggles in Saturday night’s 8-5 loss to the Atlanta Braves. sports, baseball, diamondbacks, dbacks, mlb,
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Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo talks about pitching to Freddie Freeman in the eighth inning and letting Taijuan Walker hit in the sixth.
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Diamondbacks right-hander Taijuan Walker talks about his performance on the mound and at the plate against the Braves on Friday night.
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azcentral sports’ Jay Dieffenbach and Nick Piecoro discuss what the Diamondbacks need to do to win the division.
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azcentral sports’ Jay Dieffenbach and Sarah McLellan talk about the playoff odds for the Diamondbacks and the Suns as well as a big upcoming fight in our Shot Clock video.
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Manager Torey Lovullo, left-hander Patrick Corbin and center fielder A.J. Pollock react to the loss.
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Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo on his team’s loss to the Reds.
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Manager Torey Lovullo, right-hander Zack Greinke and first baseman Paul Goldschmidt react to the win.
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azcentral sports’ Jay Dieffenbach and Dan Bickley discuss the Arizona Diamondbacks closer situation and more in our Shot Clock video.
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Diamondbacks closer Fernando Rodney did not retire a batter on Thursday night as the Dodgers rallied from a three-run deficit to win 5-4 at Dodger Stadium.
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Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo talks about Fernando Rodney’s blown save and his team’s gut-wrenching loss to the Dodgers on Thursday night.
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Lefty Robbie Ray talks about his performance vs. the Dodgers in the Diamondbacks’ 5-4 loss on Thursday night.
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Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo talks about lefty Alex Wood’s performance in a 1-0 loss to the Dodgers on Wednesday night.
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Diamondbacks right-hander Zack Godley gave up one run in 5 2/3 innings in a 1-0 loss to the Dodgers on Wednesday night.
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Diamondbacks outfielder Gregor Blanco talks about Dodgers lefty Alex Wood’s outing and his team’s few chances to score in a 1-0 loss on Wednesday.
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Mark Faller and Dan Bickley discuss how the Suns handled free agency in a loaded West and the Diamondbacks’ options when it comes to rolling the dice on the trade market with the Dodgers in command of the West.
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Diamondbacks shortstop Chris Owings talks about breaking up Clayton Kershaw’s no-hit bid with an infield single.
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Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo discusses his team’s 4-3 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night.
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Dodgers vs D-Backs series preview 7/4/17
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Diamondback manager Torey Lovullo, shortstop Ketel Marte and starting pitcher Taijuan Walker discuss Sunday’s 4-3 walk-off win over the Rockies on Sunday. With the game tied in the ninth inning, Marte produced a game-winning single.
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Diamondbacks Jake Lamb, Zack Greinke, Robbie Ray and Paul Goldschmidt discuss being named to the MLB All-Star Game in Miami. Bob McManaman/azcentral sports
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Diamondbacks reliever Archie Bradley talks about Zack Greinke’s strong outing in a 6-2 win over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday night.
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Diamondbacks right-hander Zack Greinke said “a lot of things were going good” in his outing vs. Rockies on Saturday.
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Diamondbacks lefty Robbie Ray walked five in six innings, but he said he didn’t think he was missing by much on Friday night vs. the Rockies.
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Chris Owings discusses the Diamondbacks’ 6-3 loss to the Colorado Rockies on Friday night.
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D-Backs manager Torey Lovullo talks loss to St. Louis.
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Diamondbacks GM Mike Hazen says plans for a humidor at Chase Field have been pushed back to next year.
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Manager Torey Lovullo, who was ejected in the third inning, and starting pitcher Zack Godley discuss the Diamondbacks’ 4-3 loss to the Cardinals at Chase Field on Wednesday. Richard Morin/azcentral sports
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Diamondbacks Chief Baseball Analyst Tony La Russa reflects on his life in baseball during an interview at Chase Field in Phoenix on Wednesday. Tom Tingle/azcentral sports
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Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo updates Yasmany Tomas and A.J. Pollock injuries before Wednesday’s game. Bob McManaman/azcentral sports
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Chris Herrmann hit a walkoff single to lead the Diamondbacks past the Cardinals at Chase Field on Tuesday. Doug Haller/azcentral sports
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Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo discusses his team’s latest comeback, walkoff win in the 10th inning against the Cardinals on Tuesday. Doug Haller/azcentral sports
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The Diamondbacks’ Chris Herrmann batted leadoff for the first time in his career, and he connected for a home run in the first inning in Monday’s 6-1 win.
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Diamondbacks right-hander Zack Greinke needed 102 pitches to get through five innings of a 6-1 win over the Phillies on Monday.
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Manager Torey Lovullo talks about the Diamondbacks’ latest win over the Phillies on Monday at Chase Field. Bob McManaman/azcentral sports
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The Diamondbacks only got five innings out of starter Zack Greinke, but went on to a 6-1 win over the Phillies to close out a four-game home series on Monday.
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Manager Torey Lovullo, right fielder Chris Owings and infielder Daniel Descalso react to the 2-1 win.
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A video recap of the Diamondbacks’ 2-1 win in extra innings over the Phillies on Sunday at Chase Field.
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Diamondbacks starter Robbie Ray on his start against the Phillies on Saturday night.
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Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo speaks with the media following Arizona’s 6-1 loss to the Phillies on Friday at Chase Field.
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Manager Torey Lovullo on the Diamondbacks’ win over the Phillies on Saturday.
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Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo thought his team made a statement with its series victory over the Rockies this week.
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Diamondbacks slugger Paul Goldschmidt talks about his team’s ability to bounce back from a tough loss on Friday.
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Zack Godley talks about the importance of shutdown innings after going seven innings to beat the Rockies on Thursday.
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Diamondbacks right-hander Taijuan Walker threw six innings and his offense did the rest in a 16-4 win at Coors Field on Wednesday.
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Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo talks about his team’s 10-run fourth inning against the Rockies on Wednesday night.
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Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo explains why he stuck with Zack Grienke in the eighth inning on Tuesday night.
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Diamondbacks right-hander Zack Greinke talks about how his outing against the Rockies got away from him on Tuesday night at Coors Field.
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Both the Diamondbacks and Rockies overcame deficits in the eighth inning, with Colorado pulling out a 4-3 win on Tuesday.
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azcentral sports’ Greg Moore and Mark Faller discuss the Diamondbacks’ upcoming three-game series against the Rockies and Diana Taurasi becoming the WNBA’s all-time leading scorer.
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Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo talks about the home run Rey Fuentes hit to help beat the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.
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Rey Fuentes’ first career home run was a big one, helping the Diamondbacks beat the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.
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Diamondbacks lefty Robbie Ray talks about why he wasn’t at his best on Sunday afternoon in Philadelphia.
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Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo talks about his team’s 5-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday evening. Nick Piecoro/azcentral sports
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Diamondbacks third baseman Jake Lamb drove in a run on Saturday to help the Diamondbacks beat the Phillies 5-1. Nick Piecoro/azcentral sports
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Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo discusses his late father’s support and guidance and how that relates to the Diamondbacks’ success this season. David Kadlubowski/azcentral sports
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Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo talks about his unusual upbringing, given his father’s job in television with the TV show “Hee Haw.” David Kadlubowski/azcentral sports
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Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo talks about his team’s comeback over the Phillies, including Gregor Blanco’s key two-run home run.
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Diamondbacks outfielder Gregor Blanco cracked a game-tying home run in the seventh inning on Friday night.
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Diamondbacks lefty Patrick Corbin beat the Phillies on Friday night, his first road win since June 21, 2016.
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Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo talks about Taijuan Walker’s return from the DL and Randall Delgado’s relief performance in a win over the Tigers.
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Diamondbacks right-hander Taijuan Walker gave up just one run in five innings in his first start back from the disabled list after missing nearly a month with a blister.
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Outfielder David Peralta discusses his go-ahead home run in the Diamondbacks’ wild 7-6 win over the Detroit Tigers. Nick Piecoro/azcentral sports
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Torey Lovullo talks about the Diamondbacks’ back-and-forth game against the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night. Nick Piecoro/azcentral sports
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Diamondbacks starter Robbie Ray speaks with the media following his team’s 11-1 win over the Brewers on Sunday. Richard Morin/azcentral sports
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Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt speaks with reporters after a 11-1 win over the Brewers on Sunday.
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Diamondbacks starter Zack Godley discusses his performance in Arizona’s 3-2 win on Saturday at Chase Field. Scott Bordow/azcentral sports
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Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo discusses his team’s win over the Brewers on Saturday at home. Scott Bordow/azcentral sports
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Diamondbacks starter Randall Delgado reacts to Friday’s loss to the Brewers.
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Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo discusses Friday’s 8-6 loss to the Brewers
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Diamondbacks catcher Chris Iannetta, batting in the No. 2 hole for the first time this season, homered and doubled twice, driving in seven runs in a win over the Padres, June 8, 2017. Nick Piecoro/azcentral sports
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PHOENIX – Stephen Strasburg left after struggling with his control in the second inning, and the Washington Nationals wrapped up a successful nine-game trip with a 6-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday.
There was no word from the Nationals during the game explaining the standout right-hander’s departure.
Strasburg, 10-3 with a 3.31 ERA entering the game, uncharacteristically walked the No. 8 and No. 9 batters in the second inning before departing with a 5-0 lead. He threw 51 pitches, 29 strikes.
Brian Goodwin’s leadoff homer ignited a four-run first inning off Robbie Ray (9-5), who lasted five innings, allowing five runs.
Wilmer Difo hit his second home run of the season off reliever T.J. McFarland in the seventh.
Joe Blanton (1-2) got two outs and earned the win.
The NL East-leading Nationals took two of three in Arizona to go 7-2 on the trip.
Nationals extend lead; J.D. Martinez appears
Wilmer Difo connected for a solo home run in the top of the seventh, extending the Nationals lead to 6-2, which was where it stood as play entered the bottom of the eighth inning.
The Diamondbacks had yet another scoring opportunity in the bottom of the seventh but again came up empty. This time, it involved slugger J.D. Martinez, who made his first appearance since being hit by a pitch on his left hand last week in Cincinnati.
With a runner on first and two out, Martinez entered as a pinch-hitter and drew a walk against Nationals reliever Enny Romero, who then departed with an apparent injury. Matt Albers entered and struck out Chris Herrmann to end the inning.
Difo’s home run came off reliever T.J. McFarland. The ball went off the video board above the pool area in right-center field.
D-Backs can’t break through in middle innings
Following the departure of Nationals’ right-hander Stephen Strasburg in the third, the Diamondbacks had multiple opportunities to chip away at the Washington lead but could not cash in — as Arizona was trailing, 5-2, as play moved to the seventh inning.
The D-Backs are just 2-for-8 with runners in scoring position, and are 0-for-4 in their most recent such situations.
Four straight baserunners capped by back-to-back RBI singles by Ketel Marte and David Peralta put the D-Backs on the board for the first time, but Paul Goldschmidt stuck out and Chris Owings hit into a fielder’s choice to leave a pair of runners on base.
In the sixth, Brandon Drury singled and went from first to third on a line drive off the bat of Gregor Blanco with one out. Blanco stole second to put a pair in scoring position, but A.J. Pollock struck out as a pinch hitter and Daniel Descalso grounded out to end the threat.
Robbie Ray was lifted after five innings in which he yielded six hits, five runs (four earned) and two walks. He struck out four batters.
Strasburg leaves after two scoreless
Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg exited Sunday’s game after two scoreless innings against the Diamondbacks. The former No. 1 overall pick threw 51 pitches, walked three batters and allowed a hit. He left with a 5-0 lead.
Eyebrows were raised when Nationals pitcher Edwin Jackson toed the on-deck circle in Strasburg’s place, but Jose Lobaton struck out to end the inning before Strasburg could be officially replaced.
Left-hander Matt Grace took over for Strasburg in the third inning. No word has been given on why he was replaced.
Nationals jump on Ray, D-Backs in first
Robbie Ray’s fourth pitch of the day was driven 448 feet to straightaway center by Nationals leadoff man Brian Goodwin for a solo homer, and Ray’s first inning on Sunday didn’t get any easier after that.
The Nationals scored four runs and made Ray throw 39 pitches in the first. It was the most runs he’s allowed in an inning all season.
Ray walked just one but appeared to be struggling with his location for much of the inning. The pitch Goodwin hit was a 2-1 fastball that was about belt high and caught a lot of the plate. Goodwin hit it above the yellow line on the batter’s eye in center field.
After that, the Nationals collected four singles and a walk to score three more runs off Ray. Two of the hits came with runners in scoring position – the sort of situation in which Ray has tended to pitch well this season.
Martinez hopeful to start vs. Braves on Monday
Newly acquired outfielder J.D. Martinez is hopeful he can return to the starting lineup for the series opener against the Atlanta Braves on Monday at Chase Field.
After missing four straight starts since injuring his left hand on a hit-by-pitch in his team debut on Wednesday in Cincinnati, Martinez made his home debut on Sunday — drawing a walk a pinch-hit appearance in the seventh inning.
The natural thought is to see if he can play tomorrow,” Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo said. “He came out of the at bat good and we’ll see how he feels when he gets to the ballpark tomorrow. We’re all anticipating a good outcome from the at bat and anticipating the good news tomorrow.”
Martinez is hitless in three at bats since the trade, but the right-handed hitter still owns a .302 batting average, 16 home runs and an OPS of 1.008 on the season. He is one of just five players in MLB with an on-base plus slugging percentage over 1.000 in 2017.
X-rays came back negative in Cincinnati and an MRI performed by team doctors on Friday was negative as well. If the day-to-day progression continues overnight Sunday, Martinez could return as a fixture in the starting lineup as early as Monday.
“I told Torey we’ll see how it goes tomorrow,” Martinez said. “If it feels like the progression over the last couple of days then we’ll be good to go tomorrow.”
The 29-year-old received a loud ovation when he was introduced for the first time at Chase Field, a moment many Diamondbacks fans were getting anxious about.
“I thought it was a special moment,” Lovullo said. “It was a nice crowd, and I know that several people have been asking me when he’s going to be playing. It was a theme coming home that everyone wanted to see him play. I was excited for that moment. It was pretty special.”
For Martinez, the warm welcome was not lost on the former Tigers’ slugger.
“It was definitely cool,” Martinez said. “Torey was kind of telling me they’re gonna be happy when they see you. It was one of those experiences. I’m happy that the fans welcomed me in like that.”
Down day for Jake Lamb
Much like Paul Goldschmidt’s rest day on Saturday, Lovullo opted to give third baseman Jake Lamb a breather on Sunday.
Lamb, who like Goldschmidt was an All-Star, is not in the starting lineup but will be available off the bench for the Diamondbacks.
“It’s a down day for Jake, something I had been planning with him for a while,” Lovullo said. “He’s been grinding, much like Goldy yesterday he was an All-Star with two less off days than other guys so I wanted to make it up to him.”
As Lovullo met with the media around 10:45 a.m. local time, he predicted Lamb was enjoying some much needed down time. Lamb was told to come to the park around 11:30.
“I told him to come in late just to make sure he was ready for the game with the idea that potentially come off the bench late in the game,” Lovullo said. “I think guys need moments like that. And he knew the night before, so he’s probably sleeping right now and thinking about coming to the ballpark.”
Walker to rejoin rotation on Tuesday
Right-handed pitcher Taijuan Walker rejoined the club on Sunday after a stint on the paternity list and is expected to start on Tuesday against the Braves, according to Lovullo.
Walker will follow Zack Greinke, who is slated to start on Monday, and precede Patrick Corbin’s start on Wednesday.
“He’s here and he’s resting as well as he possibly can be,” Lovullo said. “He’s excited to get back on the mound and back in his routine.”
Top prospect Anthony Banda made a spot start in place of Walker on Saturday, as the 23-year-old lefty allowing four runs in 5 ? innings against the Nationals.
Updates on injured D-backs
Rehabbing a shoulder injury, right-handed pitcher Rubby De La Rosa allowed three runs in an inning of work with Triple-A Reno on Saturday.
Despite the crooked line score, all reports suggest the flame-throwing reliever felt good after the outing. De La Rosa will report back with Reno on Sunday and further assessments will be made in the coming days.
“Stuff was very good, all reports indicate that he came out of it healthy,” Lovullo said. “We’ll get an idea of how he feels moving forward today when he gets to the ballpark in Reno.”
Outfielder Yasmany Tomas continues to ramp up his baseball activities including hitting in the cage and throwing, but the Cuban product continues to feel discomfort in his lower half, according to Lovullo.
When: 1:10 p.m.
Where: Chase Field
Pitchers: Diamondbacks LHP Robbie Ray (9-4, 2.97) vs. Nationals RHP Stephen Strasburg (10-3, 3.31).
TV/Radio: FSAZ/KMVP-FM (98.7), KHOV-FM (105.1)
Ray has pitched at least six innings in nine of his last 10 starts. He won his last appearance, holding the Cincinnati Reds to four hits and two runs over six innings on Tuesday. Walks have become a problem for Ray, though. He’s walked at least three batters in his last six starts. Strasburg struck out 11 in his last start, a win over the Reds. He’s struck out 139 batters this year while walking just 34. This is his first outing against the Diamondbacks this season.
Monday: At Chase Field, 6:40 p.m., Diamondbacks RHP Zack Greinke (11-4, 2.97) vs. Braves RHP R.A. Dickey (6-6, 4.14)
Tuesday: At Chase Field, 6:40 p.m., Diamondbacks RHP Taijuan Walker (6-4, 3.61) vs. Braves RHP Mike Foltynewicz (8-5, 3.87)
Wednesday: At Chase Field, 12:40 p.m., Diamondbacks LHP Patrick Corbin (7-9, 4.43) vs. Braves LHP Jaime Garcia (4-7, 4.30)