Snake bites

Snake bites

• The D-backs are hoping Eric Chavez will only need to miss the minimum 15 days after the veteran third baseman was placed on the disabled list Sunday with left knee and right hip issues.

"We'll plan on 15 days and hope that's all it takes," Gibson said. "He's getting better."

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