Martin Prado 2B/3B.. ARI 23 Hrs

Martin Prado went 3-for-4 in Wednesday's loss to the Mets.

Prado had just two hits in his previous 20 at-bats coming into the game. The third baseman didn't cross the plate, as the scuffling Diamondbacks' offense registered only two solo home runs on the day, but he's still scored 10 runs through the team's first 18 games.

Martin Prado 2B/3B.. ARI 4 Days

Martin Prado is not in the Diamondbacks' lineup Sunday.

It's just a routine day off. Eric Chavez is handling the hot corner Sunday in Prado's place. Miguel Montero is also getting a breather, as Tuffy Gosewisch is catching Trevor Cahill.

Martin Prado 2B/3B.. ARI 9 Days

Martin Prado went 3-for-4 with a run scored in Tuesday's loss to the Giants.

They were all singles, but Prado will take it after he entered the game hitting just .216. Unfortunately for the Diamondbacks, no one else had more than one hit and they mustered just seven base knocks total. Prado has batted cleanup in every game this season for Arizona.

Martin Prado 2B/3B.. ARI 27 Days

Martin Prado is slotted as the Diamondbacks cleanup hitter for the season opener against the Dodgers in Australia on Saturday.

The rest of manager Kirk Gibson's lineup shakes out like this: A.J. Pollock CF, Aaron Hill 2B, Paul Goldschmidt 1B, Martin Prado 3B, Mark Trumbo LF, Miguel Montero C, Chris Owings SS, Gerardo Parra RF and Wade Miley P.

Martin Prado 2B/3B.. ARI 2 Months

Martin Prado singled twice and doubled in four at-bats against the Cubs on Thursday.

Prado drove in a run with a fifth-inning double, putting the D'Backs on the board for the first time. He is looking to build on a successful 2013, now going into his second year with Arizona. Prado will log a majority of his playing time at third base, but offers his team the ability to play second base and left field when needed.

Martin Prado 2B/3B.. ARI 7 Months

Martin Prado hit his first homer in a month to give the Diamondbacks their only two runs Thursday against the Padres.

After a scorching July and August, Prado has faded again in September (he entered with a .241 average this month). At least he's gritted his way to more RBI than Justin Upton this year. He's currently at 81, while Upton has just 67.

Martin Prado 2B/3B.. ARI 7 Months

Martin Prado (illness) served as a pinch-hitter in the Diamondbacks' loss to the Giants on Sunday.

Prado sat out of Saturday's game with a minor illness. He should get back to full-time duty early this week.

Martin Prado 2B/3B.. ARI 7 Months

Martin Prado is not in the Diamondbacks' lineup on Saturday due to illness.

Eric Chavez will get the start at third base in his place. Prado has rebounded from his early struggles to post a .284/.334/.420 line this year.

Martin Prado 2B/3B.. ARI 8 Months

Martin Prado could sit out Sunday's game due to a tight back.

Prado's back stiffened up on him during Saturday's extra innings game. He should be considered day-to-day.

Martin Prado 2B/3B.. ARI 8 Months

Martin Prado went 1-for-4 with a two-run double and a run scored in Friday's loss to the Phillies.

Prado's RBI double off Cole Hamels gave the D'Backs the lead in the fourth inning, but they were unable to hold on. He's been on an absolute tear at the plate in recent weeks, hitting .351 (46-for-131) with four homers and 27 RBI in 32 games since the All-Star break.