Arizona Diamondbacks: 5 Players to Watch 7/27-8/2

By Thomas Lynch
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May 25, 2015; St. Louis, MO, USA; Arizona Diamondbacks manager Chip Hale (3) listen to the national anthem before a game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium. Managers and players wore special jerseys and hats to honor the Military. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

What we saw over the last four days was nothing short of remarkable.  I didn’t think the pitching staff of the Arizona Diamondbacks could top the performance in June in which they allowed only two whole runs in three games to the San Francisco Giants. Well, in four games this weekend the maligned unit gave up only two runs in four games to the Milwaukee Brewers, winning three of the contests. We have seen this previously, so before we get our chests pumped about a corner turned, just remember there are 55 games left this season.

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At 46-51, the D’backs now head out on the road to face two foes they don’t see every season. First up is three games vs. the Seattle Mariners, one of the bigger disappointments in the game. Following an off day, the team travels to Houston to play the better-than-expected Astros. With the trading deadline this week, this may be the final week in Sedona Red for certain guys. Here are five players to watch as July comes to a close.

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