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Arizona Diamondbacks Roster Report 2009-05-04

Arizona Diamondbacks Roster Report 2009-05-04
The D-backs are beginning to get some production from OF Justin Upton, whose hitting streak reached 10 games after their split of a four-game series in Milwaukee. Now, if the rest of the outfielders would follow suit -- Chris Young ended that series with one hit in his previous 21 at-bats, Eric Byrnes was hitting .164 and Conor Jackson was at .203. The bullpen took a hit when RHP Tom Gordon was forced to leave Sunday's game with a left leg injury after a collision in a play at the plate. It came only a week after he was activated from the disabled list for the first time this season after offseason elbow surgery.


--OF Justin Upton has a 10-game hitting streak, during which he has four home runs, two doubles and 11 RBIs. He has gradually moved his way from the No. 8 spot in the lineup to No. 5, where he hit in the final three games of the Milwaukee series.

--SS Augie Ojeda returned to the starting lineup in the final two games of the Milwaukee series after missing the first two games with a mild groin strain. SS Stephen Drew (hamstring) is eligible to return from the disabled list May 10. SS Josh Wilson was 1-for-7 in Ojeda's place.

--OF Chris Young was 0-for-11 in the Milwaukee series, in which he did not start one game and was pinch-hit for in another. He is 5-for-39 (.128) in his career at Miller Park, where he has one homer and one RBI.


RHP Tom Gordon (left leg) left the May 3 game after a collision at home plate. He will be evaluated on May 4.

SS Augie Ojeda (groin) sat out April 30-May 1. He was back in the lineup May 2.

SS Stephen Drew (left hamstring strain) went on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 25.

RHP Brandon Webb (right shoulder bursitis) went on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 7. He threw a bullpen session April 21 but missed a session April 24 and was shut down. Webb is likely out until June.


RHP Dan Haren

LHP Doug Davis

RHP Jon Garland

RHP Max Scherzer

RHP Yusmeiro Petit


RHP Chad Qualls (closer)

RHP Tom Gordon

RHP Tony Pena

RHP Jon Rauch

LHP Scott Schoeneweis

RHP Juan Gutierrez

RHP Esmerling Vasquez


Chris Snyder

Miguel Montero


1B Chad Tracy

2B Felipe Lopez

SS Augie Ojeda

3B Mark Reynolds

INF Tony Clark

INF/OF Ryan Roberts

INF Josh Wilson


LF Conor Jackson

CF Chris Young

RF Justin Upton

OF Eric Byrnes

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Added: May 4, 2009

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