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MLB: Arizona 4, Pittsburgh 2 (16 innings)

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Adam Eaton's bloop double in the 16th inning Sunday drove in two runs that lifted the Arizona Diamondbacks over Pittsburgh 4-2.

MLB: Arizona 9, Tampa Bay 8

PHOENIX, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Martin Prado singled in two runs in the eighth inning Wednesday, bringing Arizona from behind to a 9-8 decision over Tampa Bay.

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: Arizona 5, Colorado 0

PHOENIX, July 6 (UPI) -- Tyler Skaggs gave up three hits over eight innings Friday, sending Arizona to a 5-0 decision over Colorado in the opener of a key three-game series.

MLB: San Francisco 2, Arizona 1

PHOENIX, May 1 (UPI) -- Pablo Sandoval hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning Tuesday to rally the San Francisco Giants to a 2-1 win on the road over the Arizona Diamondbacks.

MLB: Arizona 4, Colorado 2

PHOENIX, April 28 (UPI) -- Patrick Corbin held Colorado to two runs over 6 2/3 innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks took advantage of Rockies mistakes in a 4-2 victory Sunday.

MLB: Arizona 3, Colorado 2 (10 innings)

PHOENIX, April 28 (UPI) -- Cody Ross sent A.J. Pollock home with the game-winning run on a 10th-inning sacrifice fly Saturday, enabling the Arizona Diamondbacks to edge Colorado 3-2.

MLB: Arizona 3, Colorado 2

PHOENIX, April 26 (UPI) -- Paul Goldschmidt put Arizona in front with a two-run homer in the fourth Thursday and the Diamondbacks held on to edge Colorado 3-2.

MLB: Arizona 5, Colorado 4

DENVER, April 21 (UPI) -- Gerardo Parra's sacrifice fly sent home A.J. Pollock with the go-ahead run in the ninth inning Sunday, boosting Arizona over Colorado 5-4.

MLB: Arizona 6, N.Y. Yankees 2 (12 inn.)

NEW YORK, April 19 (UPI) -- Eric Chavez highlighted a four-run 12th inning with a three-run double Thursday, lifting Arizona to a 6-2 win over the New York Yankees.

MLB: Arizona 1, Los Angeles Dodgers 0

PHOENIX, April 14 (UPI) -- Paul Goldschmidt drove in A.J. Pollock with the game's only run in the bottom of the ninth inning Saturday, lifting Arizona over the Los Angeles Dodgers 1-0.

MLB: Arizona 3, Los Angeles Dodgers 0

PHOENIX, April 13 (UPI) -- Patrick Corbin and three relievers teamed up for a six-hit shutout Friday in bringing Arizona a 3-0 blanking of the Los Angeles Dodgers.

MLB: Arizona 3, Milwaukee 1

MILWAUKEE, April 5 (UPI) -- Paul Goldschmidt and Jason Kubel both scored on a wild pitch in the seventh inning Friday, snapping a tie and sending Arizona to a 3-1 win over Milwaukee.

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D-Backs extend closer Putz for one year

PHOENIX, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Relief pitcher J.J. Putz has agreed to a one-year contract extension with the Arizona Diamondbacks through 2014, the team announced Monday.
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Seattle Mariners pitcher J.J. Putz gestures to a teammate in the dugout during the first inning against the Detriot Tigers at Safeco Field in Seattle July 4, 2008. Putz was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a hyper-extended right elbow. The Mariners beat the Tigers 4-1. (UPI Photo/Jim Bryant)
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Joseph Jason "J. J." Putz (pronounced /ˈpʊts/; born February 22, 1977) is a Major League Baseball relief pitcher for the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Born in Trenton, Michigan, Putz led Trenton High School to the 1994 Division 2 state championship. He graduated in 1995 and won the Mr. Baseball award for the state of Michigan.

Putz attended the University of Michigan, and was drafted by the Mariners in the 6th round in 1999. He made his Major League debut with the Mariners on August 11, 2003. In 2006, he became the closer for the Mariners.

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