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  • Arizona signs three transfers to solidify 2015-'16 class

    Arizona signs three transfers to solidify 2015-'16 class

    Friday, July 31 2015 12:38 AM EDT2015-07-31 04:38:25 GMT
    Friday, July 31 2015 1:21 AM EDT2015-07-31 05:21:29 GMT
    The Arizona men’s tennis program has solidified what already looks to be a promising roster for next season, as transfers Oliver Plaskett (Auburn), Trent Botha (Oklahoma State), and Will Adkisson (LSU) have committed to play tennis at the University of Arizona beginning with the 2015-16 academic year, head coach Tad Berkowitz announced on Thursday. More >>
    The Arizona men’s tennis program has solidified what already looks to be a promising roster for next season, as transfers Oliver Plaskett (Auburn), Trent Botha (Oklahoma State), and Will Adkisson (LSU) have committed to play tennis at the University of Arizona beginning with the 2015-16 academic year, head coach Tad Berkowitz announced on Thursday. More >>
  • Arizona Athletics announces 39th Sports Hall of Fame Class

    Arizona Athletics announces 39th Sports Hall of Fame Class

    Thursday, July 2 2015 11:04 PM EDT2015-07-03 03:04:57 GMT
    Thursday, July 2 2015 11:04 PM EDT2015-07-03 03:04:58 GMT
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    The University of Arizona Sports Hall of Fame Selection Committee has chosen five individuals and four NCAA Championship Relay teams for induction into the University of Arizona Sports Hall of Fame. The new class of inducted honorees will be recognized during an on-field presentation at halftime of the football game against UTSA on Thursday, Sept. 3. The University of Arizona Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony and dinner will be held on Friday, Sept. 4 at the Westin La Paloma Resor...More >>
    The University of Arizona Sports Hall of Fame Selection Committee has chosen five individuals and four NCAA Championship Relay teams for induction into the University of Arizona Sports Hall of Fame. The new class of inducted honorees will be recognized during an on-field presentation at halftime of the football game against UTSA on Thursday, Sept. 3. The University of Arizona Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony and dinner will be held on Friday, Sept. 4 at the Westin La Paloma Resor...More >>
  • Larson and Pickens to compete in World University Games

    Larson and Pickens to compete in World University Games

    Thursday, July 2 2015 11:02 PM EDT2015-07-03 03:02:01 GMT
    Thursday, July 2 2015 11:02 PM EDT2015-07-03 03:02:01 GMT
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    Arizona diver Sam Pickens and volleyball player Laura Larson will compete in the World University Games, which holds its opening ceremonies Friday in Gwangju, Korea.0Pickens and Larson will represent the University of Arizona while maintaining their red, white and blue competing for Team USA.Pickens, the NCAA Champion in the 1-meter, will compete in both the 1-meter and 3-meter springboard events at the Games. In her time at Arizona, Pickens, who won the NCAAs 1-meter crown in both 201...More >>
    Arizona diver Sam Pickens and volleyball player Laura Larson will compete in the World University Games, which holds its opening ceremonies Friday in Gwangju, Korea.0Pickens and Larson will represent the University of Arizona while maintaining their red, white and blue competing for Team USA.Pickens, the NCAA Champion in the 1-meter, will compete in both the 1-meter and 3-meter springboard events at the Games. In her time at Arizona, Pickens, who won the NCAAs 1-meter crown in both 201...More >>
  • Wildcats Women’s Tennis adds Marco Matteucci to Coaching Staff

    Wildcats Women’s Tennis adds Marco Matteucci to Coaching Staff

    Thursday, July 2 2015 11:00 PM EDT2015-07-03 03:00:10 GMT
    Thursday, July 2 2015 11:00 PM EDT2015-07-03 03:00:10 GMT
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    Head coach Vicky Maes announced on Thursday that Marco Matteucci has been added to the University of Arizona womens tennis coaching staff. Matteucci brings over 15 years of coaching experience to Arizona, including eight years at the collegiate level. His knowledge of the game, his proven record in developing players, and his extensive recruiting network will be significant assets for the Wildcats.I am very pleased to have the opportunity to work with coach Matteucci in years to come, ...More >>
    Head coach Vicky Maes announced on Thursday that Marco Matteucci has been added to the University of Arizona womens tennis coaching staff. Matteucci brings over 15 years of coaching experience to Arizona, including eight years at the collegiate level. His knowledge of the game, his proven record in developing players, and his extensive recruiting network will be significant assets for the Wildcats.I am very pleased to have the opportunity to work with coach Matteucci in years to come, ...More >>
  • Blazers used 23rd pick to select forward Hollis-Jefferson

    Blazers used 23rd pick to select forward Hollis-Jefferson

    Thursday, June 25 2015 11:10 PM EDT2015-06-26 03:10:21 GMT
    Thursday, June 25 2015 11:10 PM EDT2015-06-26 03:10:21 GMT
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    The Portland Trail Blazers selected Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, a 6-foot-7 small forward from Arizona, with the 23rd pick of Thursday's NBA draft.Hollis-Jefferson played two seasons at Arizona, where he averaged 10.2 points and 6.3 rebounds per game. Small forward became a position of need for Portland this week after the Blazers traded Nicolas Batum to Charlotte on Wednesday for Gerald Henderson and Noah Vonleh.Hollis-Jefferson, who posted six double-doubles during Arizona's 2014-15 season, sco...More >>
    The Portland Trail Blazers selected Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, a 6-foot-7 small forward from Arizona, with the 23rd pick of Thursday's NBA draft.Hollis-Jefferson played two seasons at Arizona, where he averaged 10.2 points and 6.3 rebounds per game. Small forward became a position of need for Portland this week after the Blazers traded Nicolas Batum to Charlotte on Wednesday for Gerald Henderson and Noah Vonleh.Hollis-Jefferson, who posted six double-doubles during Arizona's 2014-15 season, sco...More >>
  • Pistons take Arizona's Johnson with No. 8 pick in draft

    Pistons take Arizona's Johnson with No. 8 pick in draft

    Thursday, June 25 2015 11:08 PM EDT2015-06-26 03:08:32 GMT
    Thursday, June 25 2015 11:08 PM EDT2015-06-26 03:08:32 GMT
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    The Detroit Pistons have selected Arizona forward Stanley Johnson with the eighth pick in the NBA draft.Johnson played one season for the Wildcats, averaging 13.9 points and 6.6 rebounds in 2014-15. He could fill a need for the Pistons, who have said the only opening in their starting lineup is at small forward.Detroit had its choice of wing prospects when Duke's Justise Winslow was also available when the Pistons picked, but they went with Johnson.Stan Van Gundy, Detroit's coach and team pre...More >>
    The Detroit Pistons have selected Arizona forward Stanley Johnson with the eighth pick in the NBA draft.Johnson played one season for the Wildcats, averaging 13.9 points and 6.6 rebounds in 2014-15. He could fill a need for the Pistons, who have said the only opening in their starting lineup is at small forward.Detroit had its choice of wing prospects when Duke's Justise Winslow was also available when the Pistons picked, but they went with Johnson.Stan Van Gundy, Detroit's coach and team pre...More >>
  • Three Wildcats selected to Phoenix Mercury Practice Squad

    Three Wildcats selected to Phoenix Mercury Practice Squad

    Friday, June 19 2015 11:53 PM EDT2015-06-20 03:53:38 GMT
    Friday, June 19 2015 11:53 PM EDT2015-06-20 03:53:38 GMT
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    Current Wildcat practice players Anthony Tepedino, Phillip Barrett, and Kyle Dawicki have all earned coveted spots on the Phoenix Mercury's practice squad for the 2015 season the organization announced last week.The three Wildcats will get a chance to work with some of the most talented players in the world, as the Mercury begin its quest for a second consecutive WNBA championship and the fourth in franchise history.“It was a really cool process,” said Dawicki. “During the school year we foun...More >>
    Current Wildcat practice players Anthony Tepedino, Phillip Barrett, and Kyle Dawicki have all earned coveted spots on the Phoenix Mercury's practice squad for the 2015 season the organization announced last week.The three Wildcats will get a chance to work with some of the most talented players in the world, as the Mercury begin its quest for a second consecutive WNBA championship and the fourth in franchise history.“It was a really cool process,” said Dawicki. “During the school year we foun...More >>
  • Arizona unveils 2015-16 non-conference slate

    Arizona unveils 2015-16 non-conference slate

    Thursday, June 18 2015 11:08 PM EDT2015-06-19 03:08:46 GMT
    Thursday, June 18 2015 11:08 PM EDT2015-06-19 03:08:46 GMT
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    The Wildcats will go up against five NCAA postseason teams from a year ago, including two NCAA Tournament squads, as head coach Niya Butts unveiled Arizona's 2015-16 non-conference schedule on Thursday.Arizona will play six of its 12-non conference games inside McKale Center, but will open up the regular season on the road for the eighth time in the last nine years, as it will kick off the 2015-16 campaign at Toledo on Nov. 14. The Rockets finished with a 19-14 overall record while advancing ...More >>
    The Wildcats will go up against five NCAA postseason teams from a year ago, including two NCAA Tournament squads, as head coach Niya Butts unveiled Arizona's 2015-16 non-conference schedule on Thursday.Arizona will play six of its 12-non conference games inside McKale Center, but will open up the regular season on the road for the eighth time in the last nine years, as it will kick off the 2015-16 campaign at Toledo on Nov. 14. The Rockets finished with a 19-14 overall record while advancing ...More >>
  • Nnenya Hailey finishes sixth in 400-Meter Hurdles Final

    Nnenya Hailey finishes sixth in 400-Meter Hurdles Final

    Sunday, June 14 2015 12:31 AM EDT2015-06-14 04:31:51 GMT
    Sunday, June 14 2015 12:31 AM EDT2015-06-14 04:31:51 GMT
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    The University of Arizona Wildcat women's track and field team finished competition on Saturday at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Ore. The meet was held at Oregon's Historic Hayward Field. Saturday's attendance was 11,734 and the four-day attendance was 42,544.Oregon swept the men's and women's team titles. Their women won with 59 points. Kentucky took second with 50 points. Texas AM had 47 points in third place. Arkansas' 43 points were good for fourth place. Arizo...More >>
    The University of Arizona Wildcat women's track and field team finished competition on Saturday at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Ore. The meet was held at Oregon's Historic Hayward Field. Saturday's attendance was 11,734 and the four-day attendance was 42,544.Oregon swept the men's and women's team titles. Their women won with 59 points. Kentucky took second with 50 points. Texas AM had 47 points in third place. Arkansas' 43 points were good for fourth place. Arizo...More >>
  • Kibet takes Seventh In 800 Meters, Men earn Top-25 Finish

    Kibet takes Seventh In 800 Meters, Men earn Top-25 Finish

    Saturday, June 13 2015 1:56 AM EDT2015-06-13 05:56:17 GMT
    Saturday, June 13 2015 1:56 AM EDT2015-06-13 05:56:17 GMT
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    The University of Arizona Wildcat men's track and field team wrapped up competition on Friday at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Ore. The meet is taking place from June 10-13 at Oregon's Historic Hayward Field. This year, for the first time, the meet days are split by gender. Therefore, Wednesday and Friday were the men's competition days while the women competed on Thursday and finish up on Saturday. Friday's schedule will commence at 4 p.m. Competition will begin o...More >>
    The University of Arizona Wildcat men's track and field team wrapped up competition on Friday at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Ore. The meet is taking place from June 10-13 at Oregon's Historic Hayward Field. This year, for the first time, the meet days are split by gender. Therefore, Wednesday and Friday were the men's competition days while the women competed on Thursday and finish up on Saturday. Friday's schedule will commence at 4 p.m. Competition will begin o...More >>
  • Tonnesen sets school record, earns runner-up finish

    Tonnesen sets school record, earns runner-up finish

    Friday, June 12 2015 1:52 AM EDT2015-06-12 05:52:00 GMT
    Friday, June 12 2015 1:52 AM EDT2015-06-12 05:52:00 GMT
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    The University of Arizona Wildcat men's and women's track and field teams began competition on Wednesday at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Ore. The meet is taking place from June 10-13 at Oregon's Historic Hayward Field. This year, for the first time, the meet days are split by gender. Therefore, Wednesday and Friday will be the men's competition days while the women compete on Thursday and Saturday. Friday's schedule will commence at 4 p.m. Competition will begin o...More >>
    The University of Arizona Wildcat men's and women's track and field teams began competition on Wednesday at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Ore. The meet is taking place from June 10-13 at Oregon's Historic Hayward Field. This year, for the first time, the meet days are split by gender. Therefore, Wednesday and Friday will be the men's competition days while the women compete on Thursday and Saturday. Friday's schedule will commence at 4 p.m. Competition will begin o...More >>
  • Trio named Golfweek All-America

    Trio named Golfweek All-America

    Friday, June 12 2015 1:46 AM EDT2015-06-12 05:46:23 GMT
    Friday, June 12 2015 1:46 AM EDT2015-06-12 05:46:22 GMT
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    Three members of the University of Arizona women's golf team earned Golfweek All-America honors, it was announced on Thursday.Junior Lindsey Weaver was named Golfweek Second-Team All-America. She collected first-team All-Pac-12 honors in April. In 2015, Weaver led the Cats with 16 rounds played at or below par, a 72.98 stroke average, six top-10 finishes and eight top-20 finishes. She was Arizona's top player in the three postseason tournaments.Senior Manon Gidali was named Golfweek Honorable...More >>
    Three members of the University of Arizona women's golf team earned Golfweek All-America honors, it was announced on Thursday.Junior Lindsey Weaver was named Golfweek Second-Team All-America. She collected first-team All-Pac-12 honors in April. In 2015, Weaver led the Cats with 16 rounds played at or below par, a 72.98 stroke average, six top-10 finishes and eight top-20 finishes. She was Arizona's top player in the three postseason tournaments.Senior Manon Gidali was named Golfweek Honorable...More >>
  • Botha posts strong showing at Standard Bank Open

    Botha posts strong showing at Standard Bank Open

    Saturday, June 6 2015 12:41 AM EDT2015-06-06 04:41:03 GMT
    Saturday, June 6 2015 12:41 AM EDT2015-06-06 04:41:18 GMT
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    Future Wildcat Trent Botha put on quite a show, as he advanced to the semifinals in doubles play out at the Standard Bank Open this week in Maputo, Mozambique.Botha will join the Wildcats as a sophomore next season after spending his freshman season at Oklahoma State, where he posted a perfect 3-0 record.“It's great to see Trent working hard and out competing this summer,” said head coach Tad Berkowitz. “He hasn't even taken a class here yet and he's already representing the Wildcats well.”Th...More >>
    Future Wildcat Trent Botha put on quite a show, as he advanced to the semifinals in doubles play out at the Standard Bank Open this week in Maputo, Mozambique.Botha will join the Wildcats as a sophomore next season after spending his freshman season at Oklahoma State, where he posted a perfect 3-0 record.“It's great to see Trent working hard and out competing this summer,” said head coach Tad Berkowitz. “He hasn't even taken a class here yet and he's already representing the Wildcats well.”Th...More >>
  • Wildcats collect academic accolades

    Wildcats collect academic accolades

    Friday, June 5 2015 12:27 AM EDT2015-06-05 04:27:18 GMT
    Friday, June 5 2015 12:27 AM EDT2015-06-05 04:27:18 GMT
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    Four members of the University of Arizona women's golf team earned Pac-12 Conference All-Academic honors, it was announced by the league office on Wednesday.Sophomore Wanasa Zhou, winner of the NCAA Elite 89 award, was named Pac-12 All-Academic First-Team with her cumulative GPA of 4.00 as an accounting major.Senior Kendall Prince and junior Lindsey Weaver were both named Pac-12 All-Academic Second-Team. Earning her second career award, Prince holds a cumulative GPA of 3.56 as a marketing maj...More >>
    Four members of the University of Arizona women's golf team earned Pac-12 Conference All-Academic honors, it was announced by the league office on Wednesday.Sophomore Wanasa Zhou, winner of the NCAA Elite 89 award, was named Pac-12 All-Academic First-Team with her cumulative GPA of 4.00 as an accounting major.Senior Kendall Prince and junior Lindsey Weaver were both named Pac-12 All-Academic Second-Team. Earning her second career award, Prince holds a cumulative GPA of 3.56 as a marketing maj...More >>
  • Three more Track Cats punch their tickets to Eugene

    Three more Track Cats punch their tickets to Eugene

    Saturday, May 30 2015 12:32 AM EDT2015-05-30 04:32:35 GMT
    Saturday, May 30 2015 12:32 AM EDT2015-05-30 04:32:35 GMT
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    University of Arizona Wildcat men's and women's track and field teams finished the second day of competition at the NCAA West Preliminaries in Austin, Texas on Friday. The University of Texas is hosting the meet at Mike A. Myers Stadium. Three more Wildcats advanced to the NCAA Championships in Eugene, Ore. on June 10-13 and three more advanced to the quarterfinals in their respective events."It was a very, very successful day," head coach Fred Harvey said. "You want competitors that come in ...More >>
    University of Arizona Wildcat men's and women's track and field teams finished the second day of competition at the NCAA West Preliminaries in Austin, Texas on Friday. The University of Texas is hosting the meet at Mike A. Myers Stadium. Three more Wildcats advanced to the NCAA Championships in Eugene, Ore. on June 10-13 and three more advanced to the quarterfinals in their respective events."It was a very, very successful day," head coach Fred Harvey said. "You want competitors that come in ...More >>
  • Arizona Gymnastics’ John Court to Remain Assistant Coach

    Arizona Gymnastics’ John Court to Remain Assistant Coach

    Friday, May 22 2015 12:38 AM EDT2015-05-22 04:38:46 GMT
    Friday, May 22 2015 12:38 AM EDT2015-05-22 04:38:46 GMT
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    Arizona gymnastics head coach Tabitha Yim announced Wednesday that seventeen year assistant coach John Court will remain part of the coaching staff. Court will serve as assistant coach under Yim.“I am extremely excited to be a part of the Tabitha's staff and the Arizona Gymnastics family,” said Court. “I am looking forward to assisting her establish her legacy at Arizona and helping the team achieve all of their goals but in and out of the gym. “Court has been part of the Arizona gymnastics f...More >>
    Arizona gymnastics head coach Tabitha Yim announced Wednesday that seventeen year assistant coach John Court will remain part of the coaching staff. Court will serve as assistant coach under Yim.“I am extremely excited to be a part of the Tabitha's staff and the Arizona Gymnastics family,” said Court. “I am looking forward to assisting her establish her legacy at Arizona and helping the team achieve all of their goals but in and out of the gym. “Court has been part of the Arizona gymnastics f...More >>
  • Wanasa Zhou earns NCAA Elite 89 Award

    Wanasa Zhou earns NCAA Elite 89 Award

    Friday, May 22 2015 12:37 AM EDT2015-05-22 04:37:03 GMT
    Friday, May 22 2015 12:37 AM EDT2015-05-22 04:37:03 GMT
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    University of Arizona sophomore golfer Wanasa Zhou won the NCAA Elite 89 Award, it was announced on Thursday in conjunction with the NCAA Championships. The Elite 89 is presented to the student-athlete with the highest cumulative grade-point average participating at the finals site for each of the NCAA's 89 championships.The Elite 89, an award founded by the NCAA, recognizes the true essence of the student-athlete by honoring the individual who has reached the pinnacle of competition at the n...More >>
    University of Arizona sophomore golfer Wanasa Zhou won the NCAA Elite 89 Award, it was announced on Thursday in conjunction with the NCAA Championships. The Elite 89 is presented to the student-athlete with the highest cumulative grade-point average participating at the finals site for each of the NCAA's 89 championships.The Elite 89, an award founded by the NCAA, recognizes the true essence of the student-athlete by honoring the individual who has reached the pinnacle of competition at the n...More >>
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  • Heap family calls for kind acts in memory of late daughter

    Heap family calls for kind acts in memory of late daughter

    Tuesday, May 2 2017 11:37 AM EDT2017-05-02 15:37:24 GMT
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    The family created the site hugsfromholly.com , a campaign in memory of Holly, who would have turned 4 on Wednesday. (Source: http://hugsfromholly.com/)The family created the site hugsfromholly.com , a campaign in memory of Holly, who would have turned 4 on Wednesday. (Source: http://hugsfromholly.com/)

    Former NFL tight end Todd Heap and his family are encouraging people to "share hugs and spread love and joy through random acts of heartfelt kindness" on Wednesday in honor of their late daughter's birthday.

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    Former NFL tight end Todd Heap and his family are encouraging people to "share hugs and spread love and joy through random acts of heartfelt kindness" on Wednesday in honor of their late daughter's birthday.

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  • Diamondbacks beat Rockies 2-0 in 13 innings

    Diamondbacks beat Rockies 2-0 in 13 innings

    Sunday, April 30 2017 11:08 PM EDT2017-05-01 03:08:24 GMT
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    Two of the most potent teams in the National League squared off and nobody scored for four hours. Finally, Daniel Descalso hit a two-run homer into the Chase Field swimming pool in the 13th inning, lifting the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 2-0 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Sunday.

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    Two of the most potent teams in the National League squared off and nobody scored for four hours. Finally, Daniel Descalso hit a two-run homer into the Chase Field swimming pool in the 13th inning, lifting the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 2-0 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Sunday.

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  • Reynolds leads Rockies' comeback over Diamondbacks

    Reynolds leads Rockies' comeback over Diamondbacks

    Sunday, April 30 2017 1:01 AM EDT2017-04-30 05:01:47 GMT
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    Mark Reynolds hit a tying two-run single with two out in the ninth and Carlos Gonzalez scored the winning run on a wild pitch by Fernando Rodney, sending the Colorado Rockies to a wild 7-6 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night. 

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    Mark Reynolds hit a tying two-run single with two out in the ninth and Carlos Gonzalez scored the winning run on a wild pitch by Fernando Rodney, sending the Colorado Rockies to a wild 7-6 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night. 

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