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Arizona Diamondbacks Notes, Quotes 2008-06-30


Arizona Diamondbacks Notes, Quotes 2008-06-30
--C Chris Snyder left the game in the fourth inning after being hit in the groin with a foul tip in the bottom of the third. He is day-to-day. He was replaced behind the plate by C Miguel Montero.

--OF Eric Byrnes left the game with a strained left hamstring while trying to steal third base in the second inning. Byrnes missed 25 games earlier this season with tears in both hamstrings before being activated on June 23. He is headed back to the DL, manager Bob Melvin said.

--RHP Micah Owings (groin) is tentatively set to start Wednesday, barring any setbacks. Owings left his last start in the fourth inning after getting injured covering first base on a grounder. If Owings can't pitch, RHP Yusmeiro Petit would be the most likely fill-in, provided he doesn't pitch in relief Tuesday.

--2B Orlando Hudson was given the day off after manager Bob Melvin noticed he was "a little bit run-down" after the previous nine-game road trip. Augie Ojeda started in his place.

--The Diamondbacks and the Class AA Mobile BayBears reached an agreement to extend their affiliation through 2010.

BY THE NUMBERS: 1.32 -- RHP Dan Haren's ERA in June, when he gave up six earned runs and 25 hits in 41 innings over six starts.

QUOTE TO NOTE: "We understand we have to change some things." -- OF Chris Young, after a stern talk from manager Bob Melvin following a 3-1 loss to Florida on Friday, when the D-backs fell to .500 for the first time since the fourth game of the season.


Author:Fox Sports
Author's Website:http://www.foxsports.com
Added: June 30, 2008

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