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SF@ARI: Corbin pitches into eighth, gives up one run

Advanced metrics say that Patrick Corbin has supplied 2.1 wins above replacement this season.

But the Diamondbacks, 37-32 through Sunday, have won all 13 games Corbin has started.

The 23-year-old lefty has a chance to be the first 10-0 pitcher in the Majors -- and the first Arizona has ever had -- as he takes the mound Monday as the D-backs begin a three-game series with the Marlins

Settling into his sophomore season, Corbin is 9-0 with a 2.28 ERA and 1.07 WHIP while opponents are hitting .224 off him. He's allowed just four homers in 86 2/3 innings.

He's struggled of late, though, compiling a 4.44 ERA over his last four starts.

The Marlins will be looking for their first win in the opening game of a road trip. They've lost the first game of a road trip all five times this season.

Jacob Turner, who has been remarkable in three starts with the Marlins, recording a 1.80 ERA and 1.05 WHIP, will be looking for his second win.

"Obviously, with a six-game road trip, you want to start it off with a win," he said. "The Diamondbacks are playing well right now, so it's just a matter of me keeping the team in the game and hopefully we can score a few runs and scratch out a win."

A first-round Draft pick by the Tigers in 2009, Turner was a key component in the trade that sent Anibal Sanchez to Detroit. One of the rare pitchers to have success despite a low strikeout rate, Turner has posted a 3.41 ERA in more than 160 innings at Triple-A.

Now he has a chance to prove himself at the next level.

"We've all been humbled in this game," he said. "All you've got to do is think back to one of those times when you've been humbled before and that keeps you working hard and striving to do better every day."

Marlins: Stanton's presence felt
The Marlins put up seven runs Sunday and have scored at least five in four of their last six games. The difference? Giancarlo Stanton's return to the lineup.

Since his return, Miami has averaged 4.33 runs per game.

Stanton is 9-fo-24 with two homers and seven RBIs.

"He looks confident," manager Mike Redmond said. "He definitely looks different than he did in April, and I think that's confidence. He feels good. He's taken some good swings. He's seen some results. Like any player, that breeds a lot of confidence, and in turn, guys play better."

Diamondbacks: Montero coming along
The D-backs would certainly enjoy the continued production of Miguel Montero, who hit .200 in April and .198 in May but has a .300 average in June.

Montero, who has hit at least 15 homers in three of his last four seasons, hit his fourth homer of the season on Saturday. It was his first home run since May 10.

"I feel pretty good at the plate and feel more comfortable," he said. "I'm seeing the ball better. Obviously, you can see I'm hitting the ball better."

Worth noting
• Logan Morrison, who missed the three games against St. Louis due to back tightness, could be back in the lineup on Monday or Tuesday at Arizona. Morrison fielded ground balls and tested his back while doing baseball activities on Sunday.

• Juan Pierre owns a 12-game hitting streak. He is batting .385 (20-for-52) during the streak with two doubles and two triples. It is his 15th career hitting streak of 12 or more games. He has 17 hitting streaks of 11 or more in his career.

• As of Sunday, Gerardo Parra had more hits (86) and doubles (23) than any other outfielder this season. He saw a 10-game hitting streak come to an end after going 0-for-3 on Sunday. Comments