Morning Meltdown – Arizona Diamondbacks Edition


For this Morning Meltdown let’s take a look into some of the buzz surrounding the Arizona Diamondbacks from their player recalls to last game recap.

The Arizona Diamondbacks made more roster moves Monday, recalling infielder Nick Ahmed and left-handed pitcher Andrew Chafin from Triple-A Reno and selecting the contract of catcher Bobby Wilson from Reno.

"“Ahmed hit .312 (127-for-407) at Triple-A this season. The 24-year-old also logged 57 at-bats at the Major-League level, hitting .228 with two doubles, one home run and four RBI.Chafin is also making his second appearance in the Majors this year. The 24-year-old made his D-backs debut on Aug. 13 when he pitched five scoreless innings in a 1-0 win over the Cleveland Indians.In minor-league stints with Double-A Mobile and Reno, Chafin went 9-7 with a 4.08 ERA in 147.2 innings of work.Wilson, 31, has played in parts of five seasons with the Los Angeles Angels, hitting .208 in 191 career games. In 76 games with Reno this season, the veteran hit .267 (72-270) with three home runs and 38 RBI.”"

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"“The Arizona Diamondbacks are down to one more series left to possibly play the role of spoiler.They lost a chance to affect the San Francisco Giants’ place in the NL West standings on Wednesday, losing 4-2 on a tiebreaking, pinch-hit single from rookie Matt Duffy in the ninth inning.The Giants narrowed their gap in the division, pulling to two games back of the Los Angeles Dodgers, who lost at Colorado 16-2. The contenders each have 10 games left.After a seven-game road trip to Colorado and Minnesota, the Diamondbacks return to Phoenix for their final three games of the 2014 season, taking on the playoff-contending St. Louis Cardinals.Duffy’s one-out hit came on a full count with the bases loaded against closer Addison Reed (1-6). Pablo Sandoval walked with one out, Brandon Crawford singled and pinch-hitter Brandon Belt walked, setting up Duffy. Crawford had four hits.”"

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