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Diamondbacks News
#3 3B
Drew Ellis: Called up, starting Sunday
May 22nd
The Diamondbacks called up Ellis from Triple-A Reno on Sunday. He'll start at third base and bat ninth in the Diamondbacks' series finale with the Cubs.
#1 LF
David Peralta: Takes seat vs. lefty
May 22nd
Peralta is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Cubs.
#1 3B
Josh Rojas: Sitting out Sunday
May 22nd
Rojas (hand) is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Cubs.
#2 CL
Ian Kennedy: Snags win
May 22nd
Kennedy (3-2) allowed one hit and struck out one over a scoreless ninth inning to earn the win over the Cubs on Saturday.
#2 PROS
Jordan Lawlar: Double-digit hit streak
May 22nd
Lawlar went 3-for-4 with a home run, three RBI and a second run scored for Single-A Visalia on Saturday.
#1 DH
Pavin Smith: Launches pinch-hit HR
May 22nd
Smith went 1-for-2 with a solo home run in Saturday's 7-6 extra-inning win over the Cubs.
#1 RF
Daulton Varsho: Three hits, three RBI in win
May 21st
Varsho went 3-for-5 with a double, three RBI and a run in Saturday's 7-6 win over the Cubs.
#1 CL
Mark Melancon: Holds on for ninth save
May 21st
Melancon earned a save in Saturday's 7-6 win over the Cubs, surrendering two runs (one earned) on two hits while pitching the 10th inning. He struck out two batters.
#2 P
Madison Bumgarner: Season-high seven punchouts
May 21st
Bumgarner pitched seven innings, surrendering four runs on five hits while striking out seven in Saturday's win over the Cubs. He did not factor into the decision.
#1 2B
Ketel Marte: Returns to lineup
May 21st
Marte is starting Saturday against the Cubs.
#1 CF
Alek Thomas: Runs hit streak to five
May 21st
Thomas went 2-for-4 with a double and a solo home run in Friday's 10-6 win over the Cubs.
#1 1B
Christian Walker: Continues strong run
May 21st
Walker went 1-for-3 with two walks, a solo home run and a second run scored in Friday's 10-6 win over the Cubs.
#3 P
Merrill Kelly: Tipping pitches?
May 21st
Diamondbacks pitching coach Brent Strom believes the team "identified a few things" that Kelly might have done to tip his pitches during his most recent start against the Dodgers, Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic reports.
#5 P
Humberto Castellanos: Picks up third win
May 20th
Castellanos (3-1) allowed three runs on five hits and a walk while striking out five in 5.1 innings to earn the win over the Cubs on Friday.
#1 BP
Joe Mantiply: Locks down hold
May 20th
Mantiply pitched a scoreless inning of relief to earn his fourth hold in Thursday's 3-1 win over the Cubs.
#1 PROS
Corbin Carroll: Extends multiple streaks
May 20th
Carroll went 2-for-5 with a home run and four RBI for Double-A Amarillo on Thursday.
#1 P
Zac Gallen: Earns third win
May 19th
Gallen (3-0) allowed one earned run on two hits and three walks while striking out four across five innings to earn the win Thursday against the Cubs.
#3 C
Jose Herrera: Placed on injured list
May 19th
Herrera was placed on the injured list for an undisclosed reason Thursday.
#2 LF
Jordan Luplow: Starts against righty
May 19th
Luplow will serve as Arizona's designated hitter and No. 7 batter in Thursday's game against the Cubs.
#2 3B
Jake Hager: Returns to reserve role
May 19th
Hager is out of the lineup for Thursday's game against the Cubs.
#2 BP
Kyle Nelson: Moves to COVID-19 IL
May 18th
The Diamondbacks placed Nelson on the injured list Wednesday without a designation, implying that he's been added to the COVID-19-related IL.
#1 SS
Geraldo Perdomo: Slides to shortstop
May 17th
Perdomo started at shortstop and went 0-for-3 with a walk in Monday's 5-4 loss to the Dodgers.
#5 SS
Nick Ahmed: Lands on IL
May 17th
Ahmed was placed on the injured list Monday for an undisclosed reason, Nick Piecoro of The Arizona Republic reports.
#5 BP
Sean Poppen: Back from injured list
May 15th
Poppen (shoulder) was activated from the 10-day injured list Sunday.
#10 PROS
Seth Beer: Sent to Triple-A
May 15th
Beer was optioned to Triple-A Reno on Sunday.
#4 P
Zach Davies: Whiffs six in win
May 13th
Davies (2-1) earned the win during Friday's 4-3 victory over the Cubs, allowing three runs on four hits and two walks with six strikeouts in 5.2 innings.
#7 BP
Caleb Smith: Delivers best outing
May 12th
Smith struck out six over three perfect innings in Wednesday's 11-3 loss to the Marlins.
#8 BP
J.B. Bukauskas: Extends throwing distance
May 10th
Bukauskas (shoulder) is throwing from out to 90 feet, Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic reports.
#6 BP
Luke Weaver: May shift to relief role
May 10th
Arizona manager Torey Lovullo said Weaver (elbow) is working his way back as a reliever, Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic reports.
#1 C
Carson Kelly: Moves to injured list
May 8th
Kelly was placed on the 10-day injured list Sunday with a strained left oblique. The move is retroactive to May 5.
#3 BP
J.B. Wendelken: Reinstated from injured list
May 7th
Wendelken (undisclosed) was reinstated from the COVID-19 injured list Saturday.
CHC
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#1 CF
Christopher Morel: Retreats to bench
May 22nd
Morel is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Diamondbacks.
#3 C
P.J. Higgins: Called up, starting Sunday
May 22nd
The Cubs selected Higgins' contract from Triple-A Iowa on Sunday. He'll start at catcher and bat ninth in the Cubs' series finale with the Diamondbacks.
#1 C
Willson Contreras: Day-to-day, sitting out Sunday
May 22nd
Contreras (hamstring) is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Diamondbacks.
#1 BP
Rowan Wick: Saddled with first loss Saturday
May 22nd
Wick (1-1) allowed three runs (one earned) on two hits while retiring just one batter to take the loss Saturday against the Diamondbacks.
#1 1B
Frank Schwindel: Goes deep in loss
May 22nd
Schwindel went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Saturday's loss to the Diamondbacks.
#1 3B
Patrick Wisdom: Hits eighth home run
May 22nd
Wisdom went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Saturday's loss to the Diamondbacks.
#1 CL
David Robertson: Charged with blown save
May 21st
Robertson was charged with a blown save after pitching 1.1 innings, giving up one earned run on three hits and two walks while striking out one in Saturday's 7-6 loss to the Diamondbacks.
#4 P
Justin Steele: Electric in no-decision
May 21st
Steele pitched scoreless five innings, surrendering one hit and two walks while striking out nine in the loss to the Diamondbacks on Saturday. He did not factor into the decision.
#2 C
Yan Gomes: Enters lineup Saturday
May 21st
Gomes is starting at catcher and batting fourth in Saturday's game against the Diamondbacks.
#1 RF
Seiya Suzuki: Back in lineup Saturday
May 21st
Suzuki is starting in right field and batting third in Saturday's game against the Diamondbacks.
#2 SS
Andrelton Simmons: Returns to lineup Saturday
May 21st
Simmons is starting at shortstop and batting ninth in Saturday's game against the Diamondbacks.
#1 SS
Nico Hoerner: Running bases Saturday
May 21st
Hoerner (ankle) will run the bases Saturday, Andy Martinez of Marquee Sports Network reports.
#1 DH
Rafael Ortega: Not in Saturday's lineup
May 21st
Ortega isn't starting Saturday against the Diamondbacks.
#2 1B
Alfonso Rivas: Takes seat Saturday
May 21st
Rivas isn't starting Saturday against Arizona.
#1 LF
Ian Happ: Not starting Saturday
May 21st
Happ isn't starting Saturday against the Diamondbacks.
#2 P
Kyle Hendricks: Gives up seven runs Friday
May 20th
Hendricks (2-4) allowed seven runs on eight hits and two walks while striking out three in five innings to take the loss Sunday against the Diamondbacks.
#1 P
Marcus Stroman: Takes loss despite solid outing
May 19th
Stroman (1-4) allowed three runs (two earned) on five hits and no walks while striking out six across five innings to take the loss Thursday against Arizona.
#14 PROS
Brailyn Marquez: Game action not imminent
May 19th
Marquez is still throwing from flat ground, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
#11 PROS
Ed Howard: Slated to undergo surgery
May 19th
Howard will undergo surgery to address his left hip injury, Maddie Lee of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
#7 BP
Alec Mills: Transferred to 60-day IL
May 19th
Mills (back) was transferred to the 60-day injured list Thursday, Tim Stebbins of NBC Sports Chicago reports.
#1 2B
Nick Madrigal: Still in rehab mode
May 19th
Madrigal (back) remains limited to rehab work since being placed on the 10-day injured list May 10, Andy Martinez of Marquee Sports Network reports.
#2 2B
David Bote: Begins rehab assignment
May 19th
Bote (shoulder) will begin a rehab assignment at Triple-A Iowa on Thursday, Mike McGraw of the Chicago Daily Herald reports.
#5 P
Drew Smyly: Surrenders three runs in loss
May 18th
Smyly (1-5) took the loss during Wednesday's 3-2 defeat at the hands of the Pirates, allowing three runs on six hits and one walk with five strikeouts in 4.1 innings.
#7 CF
Michael Hermosillo: Shifts to COVID-19 IL
May 18th
Hermosillo (quadriceps) was transferred to the COVID-19 injured list Wednesday, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
#6 BP
Daniel Norris: Feeling better Wednesday
May 18th
Norris (Achilles) is feeling better and could be available for Wednesday's game against the Pirates, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
#8 BP
Mark Leiter: Sent down Wednesday
May 18th
Leiter was optioned to Triple-A Iowa on Wednesday.
#6 P
Keegan Thompson: Victorious in second start
May 17th
Thompson (3-0) registered the win during Tuesday's 7-0 victory over Pittsburgh, allowing four hits with five strikeouts in five scoreless innings.
#5 BP
Brandon Hughes: Rises to majors
May 17th
The Cubs selected Hughes' contract from Triple-A Iowa on Tuesday.
#2 RF
Jason Heyward: Shuttled to COVID-19 IL
May 17th
The Cubs placed Heyward on the COVID-19-related injured list Tuesday, Tony Andracki of Marquee Sports Network reports.
#3 P
Wade Miley: Cruises to first win
May 16th
Miley (1-0) pitched seven shutout innings to earn the win Monday against the Pirates. He allowed just a single hit while striking out six.
#4 PROS
Caleb Kilian: Expected to join rotation this year
May 15th
Kilian is expected to join the Cubs' rotation for good at some point this summer, Sahadev Sharma and Patrick Mooney of The Athletic report.
#2 BP
Mychal Givens: Improves to 3-0
May 15th
Givens (3-0) recorded two outs in relief and earned the win Saturday against the Diamondbacks.
#12 BP
Ethan Roberts: Begins throwing program
May 14th
Roberts (shoulder) began a throwing program Saturday, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
#2 PROS
Brennen Davis: Battling back issue
May 12th
Davis is on the minor-league injured list with Triple-A Iowa due to lower-back discomfort, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
#8 PROS
Reginald Preciado: Brutal results in Single-A
May 12th
Preciado is hitting just .178/.197/.247 with no homers, no steals and a 2:37 BB:K for Single-A Myrtle Beach.
#8 P
Adrian Sampson: Loses spot on 40-man roster
May 10th
Sampson was designated for assignment by the Cubs on Tuesday, Meghan Montemurro of the Chicago Tribune reports.
#15 PROS
Alexander Canario: Moves up to Double-A
May 10th
The Cubs promoted Canario from High-A South Bend to Double-A Tennessee on Tuesday.