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Pirates can’t overcome D-backs’ HR barrage

PHOENIX (AP) — Jeff Locke had handcuffed the Arizona Diamondbacks before, holding them to two runs in eight innings on July 1. And after three innings, he was rolling again.

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Marte, Hill lift Diamondbacks past Pirates, 7-4

Arizona Diamondbacks' Andy Marte celebrates his two run home run against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Thursday, July 31, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

PHOENIX (AP) — Andy Marte had not been in the major leagues since 2010, nearly a four-year span that included one year out of the game and time in the independent leagues.

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Tucson OKs building permit to lure car maker Tesla

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Tucson officials are hoping a pre-approved building permit will help persuade electric car company Tesla to build its planned battery plant in the city, the mayor said Thursday.

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Arizona’s Peterson relishes being highest-paid CB

Arizona Cardinals football team president Michael Bidwill, left, cornerback Patrick Peterson, center, and general manager Steve Keim, right, all laugh as Peterson talks about the agreement on a five-year, $70 million contract with $48 million guaranteed money with the Cardinals during a news conference on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Glendale, Ariz.  The agreement keeps Peterson under contract with the Cardinals through 2020. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Patrick Peterson is the highest-paid cornerback in the NFL.

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Even on bad teams, Williams good enough for Hall

In this Nov. 14, 1999 file photo, Arizona Cardinals cornerback Aeneas Williams (35) and wide receiver Frank Sanders (81) walk off the field after defeating the Detriot Lions 23-19 in Tempe, Ariz. Williams spent most of his NFL career on bad teams. But that didn't prevent him from pursuing excellence, becoming one of the best cornerbacks in the league and earning a spot in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. In his 10 seasons with Arizona, the Cardinals had one winning season.  (AP Photo/Mike Fiala, File)

PHOENIX (AP) — Aeneas Williams spent most of his NFL career on bad teams.

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