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• The D-backs' Double-A affiliate, the Mobile Bay Bears, fell one game shy of winning a third consecutive Southern League title on Sunday, losing 4-2 to Birmingham in Game 5 of the series.

• As the D-backs try to get a sustained look at Chris Owings and Didi Gregorius at shortstop this month, Willie Bloomquist got his fourth start of the season in left field on Monday.

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• The D-backs' Double-A affiliate, the Mobile Bay Bears, fell one game shy of winning a third consecutive Southern League title on Sunday, losing 4-2 to Birmingham in Game 5 of the series.

• As the D-backs try to get a sustained look at Chris Owings and Didi Gregorius at shortstop this month, Willie Bloomquist got his fourth start of the season in left field on Monday.

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"I want him to play, so that's where he is tonight," D-backs manager Kirk Gibson said. "We want to make sure we keep him involved. He has swung the bat well and we're still trying to win games."

Tyler Emerick is an associate reporter for MLB.com.

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