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D-backs Carry Momentum into Decisive Game 5

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By Josh Greene

Let’s face it. Just days ago, it looked as if the only way the D-backs were going to see the city of Milwaukee again before next season was to catch a rerun of “Happy Days.”

But that’s what back-to-back must-wins at Chase Field will do for you. Now the team prepares for an improbable-turned-decisive Game 5 back at Miller Park Friday afternoon. Continue reading

D-backs face off against Wolf in Game 4

Henry Blanco is a career .357 hitter against Randy Wolf.  Photo by Jordan Megenhardt

By Greg Dillard

The Arizona bats were unusually quiet during the first two games of the National League Division Series in Milwaukee.

That all changed when the D-backs returned home to Chase Field for Game 3.

The offense smacked 11 hits for eight runs, including a grand slam off the bat of Paul Goldschmidt. Four different players in the starting lineup collected multi-hit games, including Willie Bloomquist’s three-hit performance.

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Collmenter dominates Brewers in Game 3 win

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By Greg Dillard

It was the biggest start of his young Major League career, and it came in Game 3 of the 2011 National League Division Series.

Josh Collmenter took the mound in his first postseason start with his team in an 0-2 series deficit. Arizona was just a single loss away from having its season come to a premature end.

The D-backs desperately needed a solid outing from their starter in hopes of prolonging their 2011 playoff hopes, and Collmenter certainly delivered just what Arizona hoped for and then some.

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