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OUT LOUD

"I wasn't even playing this time last year."

— The Royals' Kendrys Morales, who led the AL with 37 RBI going into Saturday's games.

GAME OF NUMBERS

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Times rain has delayed or postponed games at Coors Field in Denver this season in 22 home dates. There was a 2-hour, 15-minute rain delay before Saturday's Rockies-Giants doubleheader. The first game was a makeup.

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Relievers used by Arizona in the Diamondbacks' 5-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs in 13 innings on Friday night.

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A's players on the disabled list, the latest being outfielder Coco Crisp (cervical strain).

unlikely hero

Nick Ahmed

SS, Arizona

The .194 batter hit his first homer of the season in the fifth inning and singled home the winning run in the 13th in the Diamondbacks' win over the visiting Cubs late Friday. "I made some improvements," Ahmed said.