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  • D-backs of 2011 look nothing like the 2010 version

    The success of the 2011 Arizona Diamondbacks has been highly publicized, and deservedly so. Arizona is currently 45-38 and only two and a half games out of first place in the National League West. It may only be halfway through the year, yet the D-backs are exceeding everyone’s expectations and having a great season. On […]
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  • D-backs to face former manager Melvin

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  • Cardinals have best stadium in division

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  • Campbell, Cardinals motivated

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