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RHP Will Harris was optioned to Triple-A Reno when the Diamondbacks purchased the contract of RHP Mike Bolsinger from Reno on Monday. Harris, who opened the season as the principal setup man after RHP David Hernandez was lost to season-ending elbow surgery, went 0-1 with a 9.72 ERA in seven appearance covering 8 1/3 innings. Harris was 4-1 with a 2.91 ERA in 61 appearances in 2013, his first extended stay in the majors.

Arizona Diamondbacks - TeamReport

MLB Team Report - Arizona Diamondbacks - INSIDE PITCH PHOENIX -- Rookie right-hander Mike Bolsinger called his arrival in the major leagues a dream come true. The Arizona Diamondbacks just hope Bolsinger can help them past the nightmare than has been the first three weeks.

Preview: Mets at Diamondbacks

The Arizona Diamondbacks knew they’d face an uphill battle when they lost ace Patrick Corbin to season-ending elbow surgery coming out of spring training, but they likely didn’t expect to face what’s confronted them thus far this season. The Diamondbacks attempt to snap out of it Monday, when they open a three-game series against the visiting New York Mets - a team with their own pitching woes following a 14-2 loss Sunday against the Los Angeles Angels.

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2B Dee Gordon had a career-high four stolen bases in an 8-6 victory Sunday, stealing second and third in a four-run third inning that was capped by 1B Adrian Gonzalez's three-run home run. "When he is on the bases, he is always a threat," Gonzalez said. "Pitchers are so worried about him that they are bound to make mistakes. Then when they have given up a run, they get their guard down a little bit.

Arizona Diamondbacks - TeamReport

MLB Team Report - Arizona Diamondbacks - INSIDE PITCH PHOENIX -- Right-hander Josh Collmenter will attempt to get the starting rotation back on track when he makes his first start of the season Monday, and he certainly is no stranger to the role. Collmenter finished fifth in the NL Rookie of the Year balloting in 2011, when he was 10-10 with a 3.38 ERA while settling into the rotation in mid-May.

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MLB Team Report - Los Angeles Dodgers - INSIDE PITCH PHOENIX -- Dee Gordon is still learning the nuances of second base after a career spent at shortstop, but the Dodgers like the way the move is working out on both sides of the ball this season. Sunday was a case study.

Dodgers 8, Diamondbacks 5

Dodgers 8, Diamondbacks 5: Adrian Gonzalez homered for the third straight game and Zack Greinke struck out eight over 5 1/3 innings as visiting Los Angeles took an early lead against Arizona and held on for its second consecutive win.

Preview: Dodgers at Diamondbacks

If the Arizona Diamondbacks are ever going to slow down the Los Angeles Dodgers, they might want to start with Adrian Gonzalez. The Dodgers first baseman has homered in three straight games heading into Sunday’s series finale at Chase Field, and he’s batting .344 with four home runs and 10 RBIs during his eight-game hitting streak. Gonzalez also has an extra-base hit in seven consecutive games, the longest streak by a Dodger since Shawn Green’s eight-game run in 2002.

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RHP Josh Collmenter will replace RHP Randall Delgado in the starting rotation on Tuesday, when Delgado will move to the bullpen after giving up nine earned runs in 7 1/3 innings of his first two starts. "Looking at our options, that seems the smartest way to go," D-backs manager Kirk Gibson said. "We're going to go with this and see how it works." Collmenter threw 53 pitches in four scoreless innings of relief in a 7-3 victory over San Francisco on Tuesday.

Arizona Diamondbacks - TeamReport

MLB Team Report - Arizona Diamondbacks - INSIDE PITCH The Diamondbacks made an early move to correct the problems in their starting rotation by inserting right-hander Josh Collmenter, who will make his first start since 2012 on Monday against the New York Mets.
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