• Arizona Diamondbacks manager Chip Hale, right, talks to Ender Inciarte after Inciarte was almost hit by Oakland Athletics relief pitcher Drew Pomeranz in the ninth inning during a baseball game, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

    Closer Ziegler falters in 11th, A’s top Diamondbacks 7-4

    PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona manager Chip Hale couldn’t hide his frustration after the Diamondbacks finished a 1-6 homestand that dropped them four games under .500.

  • Oakland Athletics catcher Josh Phegley and Pat Venditte (29) celebrate after defeating the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-4 during a baseball game, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

    Semien drives in go-ahead runs, A’s top D-backs 7-4 in 11

    PHOENIX (AP) — A frigid beer shower never felt better to Pat Venditte, the switch-pitcher’s reward for his first major league win at age 30.

  • Diamondbacks option reliever Chafin to minors

    PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks optioned left-hander Andrew Chafin to Triple-A Reno on Sunday so the young reliever can rest.

  • Oakland Athletics' Brett Lawrie celebrates his two-run home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the ninth inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, in Phoenix.  The Diamondbacks defeated the Athletics 6-4. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    Passed balls cost A’s in 6-4 loss to Diamondbacks

    PHOENIX (AP) — Stephen Vogt couldn’t do anything more than feel terrible about his two passed balls in one inning, mistakes that cost the Oakland Athletics the lead in their latest loss.

  • Arizona Diamondbacks' Paul Goldschmidt connects for a two-run home run against the Oakland Athletics during the seventh inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    Goldschmidt homers in Diamondbacks’ 6-4 win over A’s

    PHOENIX (AP) — Pinch-hitter Aaron Hill’s double produced the go-ahead run in the seventh inning off Oakland ace Sonny Gray, Paul Goldschmidt homered and the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied for a 6-4 victory over the Athletics on Friday night.