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Young Giants Fan Donates Ball After Sad D-Backs Fan Misses Out On One
deadspin.com Updated Sep 3, 2013
This little Diamondbacks fan—or more honestly, his dad—wasn't quick enough to nab a foul ball tossed into the crowd at Chase Field on Sunday. The little kid dealt with his disappointment by pulling his hat over his face so no one could see his sadness. …Share Tweet
ESPN.com Sep 3, 2013Outfielder Carlos Gonzalez has aggravated the sprained joint on his right middle finger during a minor league rehab assignment and likely will have to deal with the nagging injury for the rest of the season.Share Tweet
CarGo activated, but finger remains an issueMLB.com Sep 3, 2013Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez was activated from the disabled list on Tuesday, but he wasn't able to swing a bat. He was available for the game against the Dodgers as a pinch-runner or as a defensive replacement.Share TweetDodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig is out of the starting lineup a day after he aggravated a right knee strain.Share Tweet
Paul Goldschmidt gets his bachelor’s degree online while putting together an MVP-caliber seasonyahoo.com Sep 3, 2013We've heard about numerous athletes who complete their college degrees once they've gone pro. Using, for example, the offseason to finish up classes. But Paul Goldschmidt, the Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman and to some, America's First Baseman, did …Share TweetThe San Diego Padres have signed outfielder Will Venable to an $8.5 million, two-year contract extension through 2015.Share Tweet