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• For the first time since he was acquired July 29 from the Astros, third baseman Chris Johnson was not in the starting lineup.

Johnson has hit .286 with five homers and 18 RBIs for the D-backs since the trade.

"You could see he was dragging a little bit," Gibson said.

Rookie Ryan Wheeler started in Johnson's place.

"I've been wanting to get Wheels in there, but Johnson was on a pretty good roll," Gibson said.

• Right-hander Josh Collmenter saw a doctor about his ulcers Tuesday and should be cleared to resume baseball activities within the next few days.

• Infielder Willie Bloomquist, who is on the 15-day disabled list due to a stiff back, has received some good-natured teasing from his teammates, who are accusing him of sitting out to protect his batting average, which sits at exactly .300.

• For the first time since he was acquired July 29 from the Astros, third baseman Chris Johnson was not in the starting lineup.

Johnson has hit .286 with five homers and 18 RBIs for the D-backs since the trade.

"You could see he was dragging a little bit," Gibson said.

Rookie Ryan Wheeler started in Johnson's place.

"I've been wanting to get Wheels in there, but Johnson was on a pretty good roll," Gibson said.

• Right-hander Josh Collmenter saw a doctor about his ulcers Tuesday and should be cleared to resume baseball activities within the next few days.

• Infielder Willie Bloomquist, who is on the 15-day disabled list due to a stiff back, has received some good-natured teasing from his teammates, who are accusing him of sitting out to protect his batting average, which sits at exactly .300.