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Verlander makes last-minute adjustment in win

Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander throws against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, July 21, 2014, in Phoenix.  (AP Photo/Matt York)

PHOENIX (AP) — A last-minute change in his arm action had Justin Verlander feeling like old times.

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Blunder on the bases costly in D-Backs’ 4-3 loss

Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera (24) is tagged out trying to advance to second after hitting an RBI single as Arizona Diamondbacks' Aaron Hill applies the tag during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Monday, July 21, 2014, in Phoenix.  (AP Photo/Matt York)

PHOENIX (AP) — A rookie’s mental mistake proved costly for the Arizona Diamondbacks in their 4-3 loss to the Detroit Tigers on Monday night.

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Optimistic Arizona has inside linebacker issues

In this June 11, 2014 file photo, Arizona Cardinals' Carson Palmer makes a throw during minicamp practice at the NFL football team's training facilityin Tempe, Ariz. Palmer had a tough time mastering Bruce Arians’ intricate offense but improved greatly in the last half of last season.(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Defense carried Arizona to a 10-6 record in coach Bruce Arians’ first season with the Cardinals.

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Rizzo’s big catch backfires, Cubs lose to D-Backs

Chicago Cubs' Anthony Rizzo makes a diving catch into the photo well on a foul ball hit by Arizona Diamondbacks' Aaron Hill during the sixth inning of a baseball game on Sunday, July 20, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

PHOENIX (AP) — Things are going so badly for the Chicago Cubs, even a spectacular play backfires.

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Collmenter helps give Arizona 3-game sweep

Chicago Cubs' Anthony Rizzo makes a diving catch into the photo well on a foul ball hit by Arizona Diamondbacks' Aaron Hill during the sixth inning of a baseball game on Sunday, July 20, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

PHOENIX (AP) — Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo made a remarkable catch, tumbling into the photo well to snag a foul ball.

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