• by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

    Diamondbacks SS Chris Owings gets day off Friday

    Diamondbacks shortstop Chris Owings is not in the lineup Friday against the Giants. Owings had drawn the start in each of the past eight games, so Friday appears to just be a regular day off. Aaron Hill will draw the start at the keystone in his place and bat fifth.

  • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

    Diamondbacks 2B Chris Owings homers in Friday's loss

    Diamondbacks second baseman Chris Owings hit his third home run of the season during Friday's 6-5 loss to the Giants. Owings hit the solo shot off Matt Cain in the fourth inning. He finished the game 2 for 5 with one RBI. Owings is hitting .231 with one home run and two RBI in his last 12 games.

  • by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com

    D-Backs' Chris Owings goes 3 for 5 in win

    Diamondbacks infielder Chris Owings collected three hits during Friday night's 4-3 victory over the Rockies. Owings finished the game 3 for 5, with all three of his hits going for singles. For Owings, it's his fourth game getting three hits. Since June 1, Owings has only posted three multi-hit games. Owings is now slashing .239/.262/.332.

  • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

    Diamondbacks' Chris Owings doubles, scores twice on Monday

    Diamondbacks second baseman Chris Owings had a nice night at the plate on Monday, as he went 2 for 4 with a double and two runs scored in the 10-6 win over the Dodgers. The 23-year-old infielder has been struggling lately at the plate, and is batting .204 with three RBI over his last 15 games.

  • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Report: Nationals interested in D-Backs' Aaron Hill, Nick Ahmed

    The Nationals are looking to bolster their infield by trading with the Diamondbacks, according to a report by Fox Sports' Jon Morosi. The Nationals have reportedly expressed interest in the D-Backs' middle infield depth. Among the infielders vying for playing time in Arizona are Nick Ahmed, Aaron Hill, Chris Owings and Cliff Pennington. Owings (50 starts at second base) and Ahmed (53 at short) are the clearly defined starters for the Diamondabacks. At 33, Hill is the oldest of the four infielders. He's started 15 games at second and 19 at third, including starts at each position in the last week. Pennington has 10 starts at short, one at third and four at second. He's hitting just .192 this season.

  • by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer

    Diamondbacks 2B Chris Owings records two RBI in win

    Diamondbacks second baseman Chris Owings came up big during his team's 4-0 win over the Giants on Sunday. Owings doubled to deep center field in the fifth inning, bringing in two crucial runs in the win. ''A lot of guys had good at-bats,'' Owings said. ''It was easy to go out there and compete with [Rubby De La Rosa] pitching his butt off.'' Owings is hitting .238 with two home runs and 17 RBI in 206 at-bats this year.

  • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Aaron Hill gets start at second base for Diamondbacks

    Diamondbacks infielder Aaron Hill gets a start at second base on Saturday. Hill replaces Chris Owings at second. Hill starts at second for the first time in 16 games, dating back to May 26. Hill wlll bat sixth in the lineup.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Diamondbacks' Owings has career-best hit streak end at 11 games

    Diamondbacks infielder Chris Owings had his career-best hitting streak end at 11 games on Monday with a 0-for-4 performance against the Dodgers. Owings struck out three times. Owings hit .302 (13 for 43) with one double, four RBI, four runs, one walk, 14 strikeouts and two stolen bases during his 11-game hit streak.

  • by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com

    Ender Inciarte returns to Diamondbacks lineup

    Ender Inciarte is returning to the Diamondbacks' lineup on Sunday in the series-finale against the Cubs. Inciarte had a day off on Saturday. He's hit just .250 over his past four games. Inciarte will bat leadoff. Yasmany Tomas has the day off and infielder Aaron Hill will play third base. Catcher Jordan Pacheco is back in the lineup Chris Owings will play second base.

  • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Diamondbacks SS Chris Owings still up-and-down at the plate

    Hot-and-cold Diamondbacks shortstop Chris Owings was hot early this week. Now he's cold. Owings has remained inconsistent all season. The latest example was a 12-for-22 outburst followed by his current 2-for-17 slide. It all adds up to a mediocre .252/.273/.367 slash line with just 10 RBI in 139 at-bats. He is also striking out at a much higher rate in 2015 than he did a year ago. Owings has fanned 35 times.