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• Outfielder Kyle Banks has been limited since going on the disabled list July 12 with a left Achilles injury, but manager Bud Black said he'll soon take a major step forward in his recovery.

"He's hitting, he's getting treatment," Blacks said. "We're looking for him to maybe get on the field and run in Colorado on Monday."

Nick Hundley's grounder to short in the seventh inning of last Friday's win against the Yankees was changed to a single by Major League Baseball after originally being ruled a fielder's choice.

Jeremy Warnemuende is an associate reporter for
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