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Arizona Diamondbacks Notes, Quotes 2008-08-23


Arizona Diamondbacks Notes, Quotes 2008-08-23
--LHP Randy Johnson pitched without Chris Snyder behind the plate for the first time since the All-Star break. Johnson was 4-2 with a 1.80 ERA in 40 1/3 innings over that stretch.

--Johnson struck out 13 batters in the contest, the most since he struck out 15 on August 31, 2004 against the Dodgers. Johnson threw 116 pitches, the most he's thrown since July 19, 2006.

--RHP Brandon Webb has a bruised chest after a line drive off the bat of Kevin Kouzmanoff hit him during Thursday's game. Webb might have to move his scheduled bullpen session, but should not miss his next start.

--C Miguel Montero went 2-for-3 in the game and is now 11-for-23 (.478) in his last seven games.

--Chris Young hit his 37th double of the season in the seventh inning, third in the National League. Young was 1-for-5 in the game.

BY THE NUMBERS: 38 -- Runs the D-backs scored in six games with OF Adam Dunn through Aug. 17, even after being shut out that day in Houston.

QUOTE TO NOTE: "He takes a lot of pressure off everybody in our lineup. We're deeper, and it makes our lineup a lot tougher to navigate." -- D-backs manager Bob Melvin, on new OF Adam Dunn.


Author:Fox Sports
Author's Website:http://www.foxsports.com
Added: August 23, 2008

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