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MLB: San Francisco 3, Arizona 2 (11 innings)

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Angel Pagan sent pinch-runner Ehire Adrianza home with the game-winning run with an 11th-inning single Sunday in San Francisco's 3-2 decision over Arizona.

MLB: San Francisco 3, Arizona 0

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Yusmeiro Petit came within one strike of a perfect game Friday before settling for his first career shutout in San Francisco's 3-0 win over Arizona.

MLB: Arizona 4, Toronto 3 (10 innings)

PHOENIX, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Willie Bloomquist's liner to right in the 10th inning sent home Adam Eaton with the game-winning run Wednesday in Arizona's 4-3 interleague win over Toronto.

MLB: Arizona 4, San Francisco 3

PHOENIX, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Eric Chavez sent home the winning run with a ninth-inning RBI Saturday, enabling Arizona to edge San Francisco 4-3.

MLB: Arizona 6, Tampa Bay 1

PHOENIX, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Cody Ross clubbed a three-run homer Tuesday to pace the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 6-1 victory over the visiting Tampa Bay Rays.

MLB: Arizona 7, Tampa Bay 0

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., July 31 (UPI) -- Three RBI from Eric Chavez supported the two-hit pitching of Wade Miley Wednesday, sending Arizona coasting to a 7-0 victory over Tampa Bay.

MLB: Tampa Bay 5, Arizona 2

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., July 30 (UPI) -- Roberto Hernandez allowed two runs in a complete-game effort Tuesday, staking the first-place Tampa Bay Rays to a 5-2 interleague win over Arizona.

MLB: Arizona 10, Chicago Cubs 4

PHOENIX, July 24 (UPI) -- Eric Chavez and A.J. Pollock had three RBI apiece Tuesday in the Arizona Diamondbacks' 10-4 romp over the visiting Chicago Cubs.

MLB: Arizona 5, Milwaukee 4

PHOENIX, July 14 (UPI) -- Didi Gregorius homered and supplied a score-tying hit during a seventh-inning rally Saturday that elevated Arizona to a 5-4 win over Milwaukee.

MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers 6, Arizona 1

PHOENIX, July 9 (UPI) -- Zack Greinke fired seven shutout innings and went 3-for-3 at the plate Monday, hoisting the streaking Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-1 defeat of Arizona.

MLB: Arizona 6, Colorado 1

PHOENIX, July 7 (UPI) -- Patrick Corbin improved to 10-1 with a dominating eight-inning performance Sunday, staking Arizona to series-sweeping 6-1 win over Colorado.

MLB: Seattle 7, Oakland 5

SEATTLE, June 23 (UPI) -- Nick Franklin's two-run single in the eighth inning capped a late rally Saturday during which Seattle erased a three-run deficit and overcame Oakland 7-5.

MLB: Arizona 6, San Diego 5

PHOENIX, May 26 (UPI) -- Martin Prado got four hits with a key RBI and Patrick Corbin improved to 8-0 Sunday in the Arizona Diamondbacks' 6-5 win over San Diego.

MLB: San Diego 10, Arizona 4

PHOENIX, May 26 (UPI) -- Everth Cabrera went 3-for-5 with a two-run homer and four RBI Saturday, supplying the power in San Diego's 10-4 win over Arizona.

MLB: Arizona 5, Colorado 1

DENVER, May 21 (UPI) -- Patrick Corbin fired a complete-game three-hitter Monday and the first-place Arizona Diamondbacks cruised to a 5-1 victory over Colorado.
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Eric Cesar Chavez (born on December 7, 1977 in Los Angeles, California) is an American Major League Baseball infielder for the New York Yankees. Chavez has also played for the Oakland Athletics (1998–2010). Chavez has won six Rawlings Gold Glove Awards (2001–2006).

Chavez's high school success was such that in the 1996 Major League Baseball Draft, he was selected by the Oakland Athletics in the first round as the tenth pick. Chavez eventually chose a professional baseball career over a full scholarship at the University of Southern California (USC), signing with the Athletics on August 27, 1996. His time in the minor leagues was relatively short, lasting just under two seasons. He spent the 1997 season playing for the Visalia Oaks, the Single-A team in the Athletics' farm system. He played 134 games, all at third base, and hit .271 with 18 home runs and 100 RBI. Before the start of the 1998 season, Chavez was promoted to the Double-A Huntsville Stars. After 88 games, he had a batting average of .328, 28 home runs, 86 RBIs, 12 stolen bases, and a triple. His efforts caused him to be promoted to the Edmonton Trappers, where in 47 games he hit 11 home runs and had a .325 batting average. When Edmonton's season finished up on September 8, 1998, he was called up to the major leagues. He finished his minor league career by being named Minor League Player of the Year by Baseball America, as well as earning the J.G. Taylor Spink Award as the Topps/NAPBL Minor League Player of the Year.

He made his professional debut on September 8, 1998, in a game against the Baltimore Orioles, where he came in as a pinch hitter for Mike Blowers and struck out in his only at bat. He finished the 1998 season having played in 16 games, and ending with a .311 batting average, as well as a triple.

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