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D-Backs activate Blum, place McDonald on DL

The Arizona Diamondbacks activated infielder Geoff Blum from the 60-day disabled list on Monday and placed infielder John McDonald on the 15-day disabled listBlum has not played since April 16 due to a strained left oblique. The 14-year veteran had gone 1-for-11 in his first eight games with the Diamondbacks this season after missing the majority of 2011 with right knee inflammation and a fractured pinkie finger.McDonald, also out with a strained left oblique, has appeared in 33 games this season and hit .267 with four home runs and 12 RBI....

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  4. D-Backs place Blum on DL, recall Pollock

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  5. Upton, Miranda each homer as D-backs top Cards

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  12. Upton, Miranda each homer as D'backs top Cards

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  1. Diamondbacks' rally in 9th falls short vs Cubs

    After another late rally fell short, Geoff Blum admitted that something is missing in the Arizona Diamondbacks' clubhouse."Last year we'd find a way to scratch back ...

  2. Diamondbacks release Blum, select Wheeler

    The Arizona Diamondbacks released infielder Geoff Blum and selected the contract of outfielder Ryan Wheeler from Triple-A Reno Friday.Blum, a 14-year veteran, was hi...

  3. D-backs' offense lifeless in sweep against Cubs

    If the Arizona Diamondbacks were counting on duplicating last season's second-half run, they're not off to a very good start.Darwin Barney homered and Matt Garza thr...

  4. Barney, Garza lead Cubs over Diamondbacks 3-1

    Darwin Barney homered and Matt Garza threw seven shutout innings to lift the Chicago Cubs to a three-game sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks with a 3-1 win Sunday.Bar...

  5. Dempster, Cubs down Diamondbacks

    Ryan Dempster's scoreless innings streak extended to 33 innings Saturday, and that stretch may continue with another team by the end of the month as trade rumors con...

  6. Dempster's shutout streak now 33 innings with win

    Ryan Dempster tied the Cubs' record with a 33-inning scoreless streak, pitching six solid frames and leading Chicago over the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-1 on Saturday.De...

  7. Upton, Ransom help Diamondbacks top Marlins

    Cody Ransom and Justin Upton both hit two-run homers as Arizona downed Miami, 9-5, in the finale of a four-game series.Willie Bloomquist knocked in a pair of runs, w...

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