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Worth noting

• D-backs shortstop Chris Owings is still at least two to three weeks away from returning to action, as his injured shoulder has not improved enough to allow him to take live batting practice.

"Nothing new on him," D-backs manager Kirk Gibson said. "It is what it is. When it's time to move him to the next step, we will. He's picked up his activity a little bit. But he has not taken live BP yet."

Owings has been on the disabled list since June 26 with what was diagnosed as a left shoulder strain.

"The diagnosis hasn't changed," Gibson said.

• Injured infielder Cliff Pennington has been on a rehab assignment with the organization's entry in the rookie Arizona League. Pennington is scheduled to move to Triple-A Reno on Saturday.

• Injured outfielder A.J. Pollock is scheduled to take live batting practice off rehabbing pitcher Daniel Hudson on Tuesday and then Pollock will start a stint in the Arizona League.

• Gibson said that Reno pitcher Kameron Loe sustained a broken right hand during Reno's fracas with the Dodgers' Triple-A affiliate on Saturday.

Steve Gilbert is a reporter for Follow him on Twitter @SteveGilbertMLB.
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