Arizona Diamondbacks: 5 Players to Watch 6/29-7/5

By Thomas Lynch
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Jun 25, 2015; Denver, CO, USA; Arizona Diamondbacks manager Chip Hale (3) prior to the game against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. Mandatory Credit: Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports

The Arizona Diamondbacks took a slight step backwards last week, going 2-4 on their six game road trip. However, one item remained the same from last Monday morning to this one. They still remain ahead of the San Diego Padres in the National League West standings. At 36-39, the D’backs sit six games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers and five games back of the San Francisco Giants.

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