Clay Buchholz gets another turn in Diamondbacks’ rotation

Clay Buchholz gets another start on the comeback trail.
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Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo liked what he saw from Buchholz in his start Sunday and decided against shuffling the rotation.

[He] will stay in turn, Lovullo said. Clay is going to get another opportunity.

Who knows where they’ll be in the NL East standings by then? But the talent on the two rosters suggests that they’re on the cusp of playing a lot more meaningful games over the next few seasons.

It’s cool to see other people reaching for the same things that you are as an organization, Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson said. And obviously, it’s fun to compete. That’s why we all do this. To gain that familiarity and be excited about things to come is cool to see. We’re both wanting to get after it with higher stakes on a regular basis. It’s fun to be a Authentic Mathieu Perreault Jersey part of.

Buehler was hit in the ribs by a 108 mph line drive off Trevor Story’s bat in the fifth, but grabbed the ball and tossed underhand to first to get the out after Parra’s tying homer. He bent over to catch his breath before being checked by a trainer. Buehler tossed some practice pitches before staying in the game. That didn’t feel good, Buehler said. Roberts said X-rays were negative. Staying in there and giving us two more innings was huge, Roberts said. That just shows the fight. We’re learning a lot about him pretty quickly.

RHP Chad Bettis (4-1, 3.27 ERA) will start Tuesday’s game for Colorado. The Dodgers will call up RHP Brock Stewart from Triple-A Oklahoma City before the game in anticipation of him either starting or coming out of the bullpen. He has a 2.08 ERA over 21 2/3 innings in the minors.

Kids Robert McClain Jersey Marquez threw a great game and his adjustments out there were pitch to pitch, Wolters said. He was making really good adjustments and he had his game plan. He executed and threw his curveball, threw his slider, threw a bunch of changeups. He mixed. That’s Marquez.

Los Angeles committed two errors in the eighth and another in the ninth in the first of 19 meetings with the Rockies this season.

Dodgers starter Walker Buehler was impressive despite not figuring in the decision. He gave up one run and two hits in a career-high seven innings, striking out six and walking none.

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