Worth noting

Worth noting

• Despite hinting at a change in the rotation concerning Brandon McCarthy (2-8, 5.44 ERA) on Thursday, Gibson said there would be no change and McCarthy would go on Monday against San Diego.

• The D-backs expect to have Miguel Montero (lower back strain) back when they return home. Gibson felt that even if Montero is ready now, a cross-country trip for two games coming off a back injury made little sense.

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