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    Diana Taurasi scored 22 and Candice Dupree added 19 to help the Phoenix Mercury win their 13th straight game and clinch a playoff berth with an 89-71 victory over the Seattle Storm on Tuesday night.
    Diana Taurasi scored 22 and Candice Dupree added 19 to help the Phoenix Mercury win their 13th straight game and clinch a playoff berth with an 89-71 victory over the Seattle Storm on Tuesday night.
  • Arizona rallies for 5-4 win over Detroit

    Arizona rallies for 5-4 win over Detroit

    Aaron Hill drove in three runs and made a game-ending diving stop, Miguel Montero hit a two-run single in the eighth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied for a 5-4 win over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night.
    Aaron Hill drove in three runs and made a game-ending diving stop, Miguel Montero hit a two-run single in the eighth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied for a 5-4 win over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night.
  • Mercury win 13th straight, clinch playoff berth

    Mercury win 13th straight, clinch playoff berth

    Diana Taurasi scored 22 and Candice Dupree added 19 to help the Phoenix Mercury win their 13th straight game and clinch a playoff berth with an 89-71 victory over the Seattle Storm on Tuesday night.
    Diana Taurasi scored 22 and Candice Dupree added 19 to help the Phoenix Mercury win their 13th straight game and clinch a playoff berth with an 89-71 victory over the Seattle Storm on Tuesday night.
  • Arizona's Ross to DL with calf strain

    Arizona's Ross to DL with calf strain

    The Arizona Diamondbacks placed outfielder Cody Ross on the 15-day disabled list with a left calf strain and recalled outfielder Alfredo Marte from Triple-A Reno.
    The Arizona Diamondbacks placed outfielder Cody Ross on the 15-day disabled list with a left calf strain and recalled outfielder Alfredo Marte from Triple-A Reno.
  • News Minute: Here is the latest Arizona news from The Associated Press

    News Minute: Here is the latest Arizona news from The Associated Press

    Authorities say they are notifying family members of four people who were killed in the crash of a small plane near Sedona on Sunday. Some of the family members are from outside the U.S. A medical examiner is working to...
  • This Hour: Latest Arizona news, sports, business and entertainment

    This Hour: Latest Arizona news, sports, business and entertainment

    A federal judge in Tucson has started a trial to decide whether the federal government must pay damages to a Mexican citizen who was shot and wounded by a Border Patrol agent near Nogales in 2010.
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    Torii Hunter and Austin Jackson homered, Justin Verlander moved into third place on Detroit's career strikeout list and the Tigers opened their interleague series in Arizona by beating the Diamondbacks 4-3 on...
    Torii Hunter and Austin Jackson homered, Justin Verlander moved into third place on Detroit's career strikeout list and the Tigers opened their interleague series in Arizona by beating the Diamondbacks 4-3 on Monday...
  • Sports Minute: Here is the latest Arizona sports news from The Associated Press

    Sports Minute: Here is the latest Arizona sports news from The Associated Press

    Torii Hunter and Austin Jackson homered, Justin Verlander moved into third place on Detroit's career strikeout list and the Tigers opened their interleague series in Arizona by beating the Diamondbacks 4-3 last night....
  • Hunter, Jackson power Tigers past D-Backs 4-3

    Hunter, Jackson power Tigers past D-Backs 4-3

    Torii Hunter and Austin Jackson homered, Justin Verlander moved into third place on Detroit's career strikeout list and the Tigers opened their interleague series in Arizona by beating the Diamondbacks 4-3 on...
    Torii Hunter and Austin Jackson homered, Justin Verlander moved into third place on Detroit's career strikeout list and the Tigers opened their interleague series in Arizona by beating the Diamondbacks 4-3 on Monday...
  • Thomas says he will accept any role with Suns

    Thomas says he will accept any role with Suns

    Isaiah Thomas says he considers himself a starting point guard in the NBA but he's willing to sacrifice that to play for a winning team.
    Isaiah Thomas says he considers himself a starting point guard in the NBA but he's willing to sacrifice that to play for a winning team.
  • Suns announce signing of F Anthony Tolliver

    Suns announce signing of F Anthony Tolliver

    The Phoenix Suns have announced the signing of forward Anthony Tolliver.
    The Phoenix Suns have announced the signing of forward Anthony Tolliver.
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    Josh Collmenter threw seven sharp innings, Arizona scored on an unusual play in the sixth inning and the Diamondbacks completed a three-game sweep of the Cubs with a 3-2 victory on Sunday.
    Josh Collmenter threw seven sharp innings, Arizona scored on an unusual play in the sixth inning and the Diamondbacks completed a three-game sweep of the Cubs with a 3-2 victory on Sunday.
  • Collmenter helps give Arizona 3-game sweep

    Collmenter helps give Arizona 3-game sweep

    Josh Collmenter threw seven sharp innings, Arizona scored on an unusual play in the sixth inning and the Diamondbacks completed a three-game sweep of the Cubs with a 3-1 victory on Sunday.
    Josh Collmenter threw seven sharp innings, Arizona scored on an unusual play in the sixth inning and the Diamondbacks completed a three-game sweep of the Cubs with a 3-1 victory on Sunday.
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    Miguel Montero hit a go-ahead, three-run double in the fifth, Paul Goldschmidt added a two-run homer, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Chicago Cubs 9-3 on Saturday night.
    Miguel Montero hit a go-ahead, three-run double in the fifth, Paul Goldschmidt added a two-run homer, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Chicago Cubs 9-3 on Saturday night.
  • Montero, Goldschmidt power Diamondbacks over Cubs

    Montero, Goldschmidt power Diamondbacks over Cubs

    Miguel Montero hit a go-ahead, three-run double in the fifth, Paul Goldschmidt added a two-run homer, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Chicago Cubs 9-3 on Saturday night.
    Miguel Montero hit a go-ahead, three-run double in the fifth, Paul Goldschmidt added a two-run homer, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Chicago Cubs 9-3 on Saturday night.
  • Diamondbacks OF Ross leaves with calf tightness

    Diamondbacks OF Ross leaves with calf tightness

    Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Cody Ross left Saturday's game against the Chicago Cubs after the second inning with tightness in his left calf
    Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Cody Ross left Saturday's game against the Chicago Cubs after the second inning with tightness in his left calf
  • Schimmel's 29 leads East over West 125-124 in OT

    Schimmel's 29 leads East over West 125-124 in OT

    Shoni Schimmel scored an All-Star game record 29 points and had eight assists as the East pulled out a 125-124 victory Saturday over the West in the first WNBA All-Star Game to go into overtime.
    Shoni Schimmel scored an All-Star game record 29 points and had eight assists as the East pulled out a 125-124 victory Saturday over the West in the first WNBA All-Star Game to go into overtime.
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    Paul Goldschmidt homered, Didi Gregorius had a pair of RBI singles, and the Arizona Diamondbacks overcame two home runs by Anthony Rizzo to beat the Chicago Cubs 5-4 on Friday night.
    Paul Goldschmidt homered, Didi Gregorius had a pair of RBI singles, and the Arizona Diamondbacks overcame two home runs by Anthony Rizzo to beat the Chicago Cubs 5-4 on Friday night.
  • Diamondbacks overcome Rizzo's 2 HRs, beat Cubs 5-4

    Diamondbacks overcome Rizzo's 2 HRs, beat Cubs 5-4

    Paul Goldschmidt homered, Didi Gregorius had a pair of RBI singles and the Arizona Diamondbacks overcame two home runs by Anthony Rizzo to beat the Chicago Cubs 5-4 on Friday night.
    Paul Goldschmidt homered, Didi Gregorius had a pair of RBI singles and the Arizona Diamondbacks overcame two home runs by Anthony Rizzo to beat the Chicago Cubs 5-4 on Friday night.
  • Streaking Mercury host WNBA All-Star Game

    Streaking Mercury host WNBA All-Star Game

    The desert is a perfect place for this year's WNBA All-Star Game. It's where the most dominating basketball in the league has been played this season
    The desert is a perfect place for this year's WNBA All-Star Game. It's where the most dominating basketball in the league has been played this season
  • IHSAA: Gordon's younger brother ruled ineligible

    IHSAA: Gordon's younger brother ruled ineligible

    The younger brother of New Orleans Pelicans shooting guard Eric Gordon has been ruled ineligible to play high school basketball in Indiana for the upcoming season.
    The younger brother of New Orleans Pelicans shooting guard Eric Gordon has been ruled ineligible to play high school basketball in Indiana for the upcoming season.
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    Penny Taylor had a season-high 23 points, four rebounds, four assists and three steals and the Phoenix Mercury extended their franchise-best winning streak to 12 games with a 101-85 rout of the Connecticut Sun on...
    Penny Taylor had a season-high 23 points, four rebounds, four assists and three steals and the Phoenix Mercury extended their franchise-best winning streak to 12 games with a 101-85 rout of the Connecticut Sun on Thursday.
  • Mercury rout Sun, extend win streak to 12

    Mercury rout Sun, extend win streak to 12

    Penny Taylor had a season-high 23 points, four rebounds, four assists and three steals and the Phoenix Mercury extended their franchise-best winning streak to 12 games with a 101-85 rout of the Connecticut Sun on...
    Penny Taylor had a season-high 23 points, four rebounds, four assists and three steals and the Phoenix Mercury extended their franchise-best winning streak to 12 games with a 101-85 rout of the Connecticut Sun on Thursday.
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    Two people with knowledge of the situation say free agent Anthony Tolliver has agreed to a two-year, $6 million contract with the Phoenix Suns.
    Two people with knowledge of the situation say free agent Anthony Tolliver has agreed to a two-year, $6 million contract with the Phoenix Suns.
  • AP Sources: Suns reach 2-year deal with Tolliver

    AP Sources: Suns reach 2-year deal with Tolliver

    Two people with knowledge of the situation say free agent Anthony Tolliver has agreed to a two-year, $6 million contract with the Phoenix Suns.
    Two people with knowledge of the situation say free agent Anthony Tolliver has agreed to a two-year, $6 million contract with the Phoenix Suns.
  • Griner blossoming in WNBA after rough 1st year

    Griner blossoming in WNBA after rough 1st year

    After a tough first season in the WNBA, Brittney Griner is blossoming into the player everyone thought she would be, all the while embracing her status as a role model for gays.
    After a tough first season in the WNBA, Brittney Griner is blossoming into the player everyone thought she would be, all the while embracing her status as a role model for gays.
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    The Phoenix Suns have waived Ish Smith, reducing the crowd the team has at point guard.
    The Phoenix Suns have waived Ish Smith, reducing the crowd the team has at point guard.
  • Ogwumike sisters headline WNBA All-Star reserves

    Ogwumike sisters headline WNBA All-Star reserves

    Chiney and Nneka Ogwumike became the first pair of sisters to be chosen to participate in the WNBA All-Star game on Tuesday night when the league announced the reserves.
    Chiney and Nneka Ogwumike became the first pair of sisters to be chosen to participate in the WNBA All-Star game on Tuesday night when the league announced the reserves.
  • Coyotes sign McMillan, Szwarz to contracts

    Coyotes sign McMillan, Szwarz to contracts

    The Arizona Coyotes have signed forwards Brandon McMillan and Jordan Swarz.
    The Arizona Coyotes have signed forwards Brandon McMillan and Jordan Swarz.
  • Suns waive Ish Smith to cut back point guard crowd

    Suns waive Ish Smith to cut back point guard crowd

    The Phoenix Suns have waived Ish Smith, reducing the crowd the team has at point guard.
    The Phoenix Suns have waived Ish Smith, reducing the crowd the team has at point guard.
  • Predators sign Ribeiro, Roy to 1-year contracts

    Predators sign Ribeiro, Roy to 1-year contracts

    The Nashville Predators have signed veteran forwards Mike Ribeiro and Derek Roy to one-year contracts.
    The Nashville Predators have signed veteran forwards Mike Ribeiro and Derek Roy to one-year contracts.
  • Rookie Schimmel owns WNBA's top-selling jersey

    Rookie Schimmel owns WNBA's top-selling jersey

    Rookie Shoni Schimmel of the Atlanta Dream has the top-selling jersey in the WNBA.
    Rookie Shoni Schimmel of the Atlanta Dream has the top-selling jersey in the WNBA.
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    The Arizona Diamondbacks have recalled right-hander Trevor Cahill from Triple-A Reno and optioned right-hander Mike Bolsinger.
    The Arizona Diamondbacks have recalled right-hander Trevor Cahill from Triple-A Reno and optioned right-hander Mike Bolsinger.
  • Arizona recalls Cahill, options Bolsinger

    Arizona recalls Cahill, options Bolsinger

    The Arizona Diamondbacks have recalled right-hander Trevor Cahill from Triple-A Reno and optioned right-hander Mike Bolsinger.
    The Arizona Diamondbacks have recalled right-hander Trevor Cahill from Triple-A Reno and optioned right-hander Mike Bolsinger.
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    Madison Bumgarner became the first pitcher in 48 years to hit two grand slams in a season, and Buster Posey also hit a slam Sunday that boosted the San Francisco Giants over the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-4.
    Madison Bumgarner became the first pitcher in 48 years to hit two grand slams in a season, and Buster Posey also hit a slam Sunday that boosted the San Francisco Giants over the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-4.
  • Dupree leads Mercury to 10th straight win

    Dupree leads Mercury to 10th straight win

    Candice Dupree scored 15 of her 19 points in the first half as the Phoenix Mercury lengthened their franchise-best winning streak to 10 games with a 90-61 victory Sunday over the San Antonio Stars.
    Candice Dupree scored 15 of her 19 points in the first half as the Phoenix Mercury lengthened their franchise-best winning streak to 10 games with a 90-61 victory Sunday over the San Antonio Stars.
  • Bumgarner, Posey hit grand slams, SF beats D-backs

    Bumgarner, Posey hit grand slams, SF beats D-backs

    Madison Bumgarner became the first pitcher in 48 years to hit two grand slams in a season, and Buster Posey also hit a slam Sunday that boosted the San Francisco Giants over the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-4.
    Madison Bumgarner became the first pitcher in 48 years to hit two grand slams in a season, and Buster Posey also hit a slam Sunday that boosted the San Francisco Giants over the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-4.
  • Len out of summer league with finger injury

    Len out of summer league with finger injury

    Phoenix Suns center Alex Len will miss the remainder of the Las Vegas summer league with a broken right pinky.
    Phoenix Suns center Alex Len will miss the remainder of the Las Vegas summer league with a broken right pinky.
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    Aaron Hill homered, doubled and scored twice, Wade Miley pitched seven shutout innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Francisco Giants 2-0 on Saturday.
    Aaron Hill homered, doubled and scored twice, Wade Miley pitched seven shutout innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Francisco Giants 2-0 on Saturday.
  • Hill, Miley lead Diamondbacks over Giants

    Hill, Miley lead Diamondbacks over Giants

    Aaron Hill homered, doubled and scored twice, Wade Miley pitched seven shutout innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Francisco Giants 2-0 on Saturday.
    Aaron Hill homered, doubled and scored twice, Wade Miley pitched seven shutout innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Francisco Giants 2-0 on Saturday.
  • Suns announce acquisition of PG Isaiah Thomas

    Suns announce acquisition of PG Isaiah Thomas

    The Phoenix Suns have officially announced the acquisition of point guard Isaiah Thomas in a sign-and-trade deal with the Sacramento Kings.
    The Phoenix Suns have officially announced the acquisition of point guard Isaiah Thomas in a sign-and-trade deal with the Sacramento Kings.
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    Tim Lincecum (LINZ'-ih-kuhm) and two relievers combined on a five-hitter, and Lincecum drove in a run with a safety squeeze, helping the San Francisco Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-0 on Friday night.
    Tim Lincecum (LINZ'-ih-kuhm) and two relievers combined on a five-hitter, and Lincecum drove in a run with a safety squeeze, helping the San Francisco Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-0 on Friday night.
  • Lincecum stays sharp, Giants blank D'backs

    Lincecum stays sharp, Giants blank D'backs

    Tim Lincecum and two relievers combined on a five-hitter, and Lincecum drove in a run with a safety squeeze, helping the San Francisco Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-0 on Friday night.
    Tim Lincecum and two relievers combined on a five-hitter, and Lincecum drove in a run with a safety squeeze, helping the San Francisco Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-0 on Friday night.
  • Taurasi has 19 points, Mercury top Sky 72-66

    Taurasi has 19 points, Mercury top Sky 72-66

    Diana Taurasi scored 19 points, DeWanna Bonner added 13 and the Phoenix Mercury beat the Chicago Sky 72-66 Friday night for their ninth straight victory.
    Diana Taurasi scored 19 points, DeWanna Bonner added 13 and the Phoenix Mercury beat the Chicago Sky 72-66 Friday night for their ninth straight victory.
  • Diamondbacks activate OF Trumbo from DL

    Diamondbacks activate OF Trumbo from DL

    The Arizona Diamondbacks activated outfielder Mark Trumbo from the disabled list and put the slugger into their lineup for Friday night's game against the San Francisco Giants.
    The Arizona Diamondbacks activated outfielder Mark Trumbo from the disabled list and put the slugger into their lineup for Friday night's game against the San Francisco Giants.
  • AP Sources: Suns get Thomas in sign-and-trade

    AP Sources: Suns get Thomas in sign-and-trade

    Two people with knowledge of the situation say the Phoenix Suns agreed to a sign-and-trade deal with the Sacramento Kings for point guard Isaiah Thomas.
    Two people with knowledge of the situation say the Phoenix Suns agreed to a sign-and-trade deal with the Sacramento Kings for point guard Isaiah Thomas.
  • Coyotes sign Moss to one-year deal

    Coyotes sign Moss to one-year deal

    The Arizona Coyotes have signed forward David Moss to a one-year contract.
    The Arizona Coyotes have signed forward David Moss to a one-year contract.
  • Roczen dominating motocross midway through

    Roczen dominating motocross midway through

    By JOHN MARSHALL AP Sports Writer With defending champion Ryan Villopoto unable to race the outdoor season, the list of contenders figured to come down to Ryan Dungey, James Stewart and Chad Reed.
    By JOHN MARSHALL AP Sports Writer With defending champion Ryan Villopoto unable to race the outdoor season, the list of contenders figured to come down to Ryan Dungey, James Stewart and Chad Reed.
  • Arizona reinstates Trumbo, sends Kieschnick down

    Arizona reinstates Trumbo, sends Kieschnick down

    The Arizona Diamondbacks have reinstated outfielder Mark Trumbo from the 15-day disabled list and optioned outfielder Roger Kieschnick to Triple-A Reno.
    The Arizona Diamondbacks have reinstated outfielder Mark Trumbo from the 15-day disabled list and optioned outfielder Roger Kieschnick to Triple-A Reno.
  • Lucroy to start at catcher for NL in All-Star game

    Lucroy to start at catcher for NL in All-Star game

    Milwaukee's Jonathan Lucroy will replace injured St. Louis catcher Yadier Molina as the National League's starter for Tuesday night's All-Star game.
    Milwaukee's Jonathan Lucroy will replace injured St. Louis catcher Yadier Molina as the National League's starter for Tuesday night's All-Star game.
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    A person with knowledge of the situation says the Phoenix Suns have reached an agreement with forward P.J. Tucker on a three-year contract worth $16.5 million with the third year only partially guaranteed.
    A person with knowledge of the situation says the Phoenix Suns have reached an agreement with forward P.J. Tucker on a three-year contract worth $16.5 million with the third year only partially guaranteed.
  • AP source: Suns reach 3-year deal with Tucker

    AP source: Suns reach 3-year deal with Tucker

    A person with knowledge of the situation says the Phoenix Suns have reached an agreement with forward P.J. Tucker on a three-year contract worth $16.5 million with the third year only partially guaranteed.
    A person with knowledge of the situation says the Phoenix Suns have reached an agreement with forward P.J. Tucker on a three-year contract worth $16.5 million with the third year only partially guaranteed.
  • Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl to become Cactus Bowl

    Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl to become Cactus Bowl

    The bowl formerly known as the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl will now be the Cactus Bowl.
    The bowl formerly known as the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl will now be the Cactus Bowl.
  • UGF men's basketball coach resigns for JC job

    UGF men's basketball coach resigns for JC job

    University of Great Falls men's basketball coach Steve Silsby has resigned after eight seasons to become the head coach at Chandler-Gilbert Community College in Arizona.
    University of Great Falls men's basketball coach Steve Silsby has resigned after eight seasons to become the head coach at Chandler-Gilbert Community College in Arizona.
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    Penny Taylor scored 14 points to lead a balanced offense and the Phoenix Mercury used a 19-0 run in the second quarter to rout the Seattle Storm 78-58 on Wednesday for a franchise-record eighth straight win.
    Penny Taylor scored 14 points to lead a balanced offense and the Phoenix Mercury used a 19-0 run in the second quarter to rout the Seattle Storm 78-58 on Wednesday for a franchise-record eighth straight win.
  • Goldschmidt's 2-run double gives Arizona win in 10

    Goldschmidt's 2-run double gives Arizona win in 10

    Paul Goldschmidt doubled in the last two of Arizona's three runs in the 10th inning and the Diamondbacks beat the Miami Marlins 4-3 on Wednesday.
    Paul Goldschmidt doubled in the last two of Arizona's three runs in the 10th inning and the Diamondbacks beat the Miami Marlins 4-3 on Wednesday.
  • Mercury use big run to rout Storm 78-58

    Mercury use big run to rout Storm 78-58

    Penny Taylor scored 14 points to lead a balanced offense and the Phoenix Mercury used a 19-0 run in the second quarter to rout the Seattle Storm 78-58 on Wednesday for a franchise-record eighth straight win.
    Penny Taylor scored 14 points to lead a balanced offense and the Phoenix Mercury used a 19-0 run in the second quarter to rout the Seattle Storm 78-58 on Wednesday for a franchise-record eighth straight win.
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    Marcell Ozuna hit a two-out, two-run home run off Addison Reed in the ninth inning to spoil a brilliant Arizona debut by Vidal Nuno and give the Miami Marlins a 2-1 victory over the Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.
    Marcell Ozuna hit a two-out, two-run home run off Addison Reed in the ninth inning to spoil a brilliant Arizona debut by Vidal Nuno and give the Miami Marlins a 2-1 victory over the Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.
  • Ozuna's 9th-inning HR gives Marlins 2-1 victory

    Ozuna's 9th-inning HR gives Marlins 2-1 victory

    Marcell Ozuna hit a two-out, two-run home run off Addison Reed in the ninth inning to spoil a brilliant Arizona debut by Vidal Nuno and give the Miami Marlins a 2-1 victory over the Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.
    Marcell Ozuna hit a two-out, two-run home run off Addison Reed in the ninth inning to spoil a brilliant Arizona debut by Vidal Nuno and give the Miami Marlins a 2-1 victory over the Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.
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