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Pennington had a big game against the Giants on Wednesday, going 2-for-4 with a double, home run, and four RBI in the loss.
McCarthy gave up four runs on eight hits while striking out six over six innings in his first career start against the Giants.
D-Backs manager Kirk Gibson said that he is not planning on removing Putz from the closer role at this time, the Arizona Republic
reports. "Not right now," Gibson said when asked if he'd considered removing Putz from the role. "We just lost the game. He feels as bad as anybody. I'm aware of the blown saves. Given that, we've battled back pretty good, (and I) actually thought we'd come back and at least tie it up and win the game later."
Gregiorus has cleared all concussion tests
and has resumed normal baseball activities. "He'll take ground balls, swing and do everything today except play the game," D-backs manager Kirk Gibson said. "He has passed everything he has needed to pass."
Rivera signed a minor league contract Tuesday with the Diamondbacks, FOX Sports Arizona
Putz served up a two-run shot off the bat of Pablo Sandoval on Tuesday to emerge with the loss and a blown save during Arizona's tight defeat to San Francisco.
Cahill was stellar Tuesday, yielding one run on four hits and one walk, while tallying five strikeouts over eight innings, during Arizona's loss to San Francisco.
Parra is not in the starting lineup
Tuesday against San Francisco lefty Madison Bumgarner.
Prado went 2-for-5 with a solo homer against Giants right-hander Matt Cain while leading off for Arizona on Monday night.
Hudson (elbow) threw two innings of live batting practice Tuesday, MLB.com
Kennedy gave up four runs on seven hits and three walks over seven innings in Monday's 6-4 loss to the Giants.