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• Entering Friday night's game, the D-backs were 5-for-12 in stolen-base attempts this season, a 42 percent success rate, which is the lowest in baseball. In 2012, the D-backs finished ninth in the Majors in the category, stealing bases on 65 percent of their attempts.

• Among all National League players at the beginning of play Friday, Goldschmidt was fifth in hits (27), seventh in OPS (.997), fourth in RBIs (18) and sixth in runs scored (17).

• 16 of Arizona's first 22 games in 2013 have been decided by two runs or less. The D-backs are 8-8 in those contests.

• The D-backs released Triple-A Reno pitcher Nelson Figueroa on Friday. He went 0-3 with a 12.76 ERA in his four starts for the Aces this season.

Tyler Emerick is an associate reporter for This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.