As part of the continuing segment State of the Home Stand Address this entry will cover the Arizona Diamondbacks home stand from April 18 through April 22. After a brief three game road trip the Diamondbacks returned to Chase Field for five games consisting of a three game series followed by a two game series. What is the deal with two game series? They just seem too short to be meaningful. Just when you get used to seeing an opponent they are heading out of town. The first three games of this home stand saw the return of the San Diego Padres who made their 2008 Chase Field debut.

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