Anthony Rizzo tied his career high home run total with his 23rd of the season, and made an incredible diving catch into the camera well, but the Chicago Cubs fell 3-2 and the Diamondbacks completed the three-game sweep of them to start the second half.
The Cubs have an off day Monday before hosting the San Diego Padres in a three-game series at Wrigley Field.
Around the league this week: the Astros failed to sign the number one overall pick Brady Aiken, the Padres traded away their ace Huston Street in a six-player deal with the Angels, Reds interested in Marlon Byrd and Antonio Bastardo, and A.J. Burnett trade rumors began to swirl.
Chicago Tribune: Rizzo looks for young players to step up
Chicago Sun-Times: Rizzo gives Cubs a scare with catch
CSN Chicago: Cubs in for a long second half after getting swept in Arizona
Daily Herald: Some uniform advice for Brewers, Padres from Len Kasper
SB Nation: MLBPA ‘exploring all legal options’ regarding Brady Aiken, Astros
Sports on Earth: Uggla Ending
NBC Sports MLB: Reds interested in Marlon Byrd and Antonio Bastardo
ESPN Sweetspot: Price, Zobrist thriving as deadline looms
FOX Sports: Orioles’ Jones loses track of outs; A’s Cespedes strolls home
USA Today: What are the early returns of MLB instant replay
Boston Globe: On Lester, no easy solution for Red Sox